Life and Purpose

Motivation and Success

I love to read about successful people and try to learn how they succeeded. Knowing other people were able to overcome obstacles motivates me to do the same. Here are some tips for success that I recently came across: 1. No excuses. Many famous actors, music artists, inventors, etc., had special challenges ranging from learning […]

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Ten Years Ago This Month

Ten years of what, you ask? Well, ten years ago this April, I started my first business. I’d gone through a government self-employment program and was excited to be opening a little computer cafe. A little over a year later, I closed it. Was the whole thing a waste of time? Definitely not! When I […]

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Sharing What You’ve Learned

As we age, there are so many experiences and so much expertise that we gather along the way. Although we may not think those things are valuable, other people need our knowledge. It’s our responsibility to share what we’ve learned. 85-year-old Eleanor McCallum has learned that lesson and now we can benefit. The following is […]

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Kevin Riley and Granny Blogger

Kevin Riley and student Granny Blogger, 85 years old, have a chat about product creation while at NAMS 3 in Atlanta.

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Is Business In Your Blood?

I’ve been going through old files lately, trying to decide what I no longer need to keep. One of the items I came across was a print newsletter I wrote fifteen years ago. I had forgotten all about it, but it served as a reminder of my pursuits through the years. Even though I was […]

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The Martha Rules

I just finished reading “The Martha Rules” by Martha Stewart. I enjoyed all the stories of entrepreneurs that are included in the book, as well as her work ethic. This is a quote taken from the book: “You will care about quality in a world where quality is often declining. You will listen to your […]

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