The Importance of Standing Still | Leverage Ambition

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Growing up in the 80's, I always felt there was an overwhelming sense of immediate urgency to get everything done for the fear of having things out of place. Having many siblings and family members that I could not control was overwhelming for me, thristing me into action to fill the void. I realized soon … Continue reading The Importance of Standing Still | Leverage Ambition

Inspiring Compliments + Love Blessings to Share Today | Leverage Ambition

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My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. Jim Valvano Surround yourself with positive people. Nothing great ever came that easy. You look great today. I like your style. You have the best laugh. I appreciate you. You're a smart cookie. I bet you make babies smile. … Continue reading Inspiring Compliments + Love Blessings to Share Today | Leverage Ambition

60 Life Changing Tony Robbins Quotes | Leverage Ambition

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Lasting change is different than a goal. You don't always get your goals, but you always get your standards. Whatever happens, take responsibility. Passion is the genesis of genius. There's always a way - if your commited. Life is found in the dance between your deepest desire and your greatest fear. The secret to living … Continue reading 60 Life Changing Tony Robbins Quotes | Leverage Ambition

Rambling + Gambling | Leverage Ambition

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There are limited things to do with kids when it's raining. Once the rain stopped yesterday, we headed out to the Indian Store to pick up chapati that we can pair with eggs and chicken. It is almost like a Spanish tortilla but better. Much better. You can also pair the chapati with sweets like … Continue reading Rambling + Gambling | Leverage Ambition

7 Steps to Start Anew Post Pandemic | Leverage Ambition

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There has been no shortage of TED talks and digital resources for us to use while we are figuring out our lives post pandemic. Most of us have experienced tough emotions, like anger, sadness, lethargy, and physical sickness, like COVID itself. In the TED Talk by Dr. Susan David, she talks about her pyramid of … Continue reading 7 Steps to Start Anew Post Pandemic | Leverage Ambition

100 Helpful Words to Express Positive Encouragement | Leverage Ambition

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Everyone needs encouragement here and there. There are many ways to express a positive sense of encouragement. Instead of saying good job or great work, there are many other positive words of encouragement that you can use at home or work to help produce better outcomes through positive reinforcement. Photo by Katerina Holmes on Pexels.com … Continue reading 100 Helpful Words to Express Positive Encouragement | Leverage Ambition

Getting Through Anxiety | Leverage Ambition

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Anxiety is a natural part of life helping our fight or flight reactors to stay or go. For many years I had issues admitting my anxiety to others, and getting through panic attacks and obsessive thoughts. I thought that the more I thought about something I would be able to solve it. Typically the thoughts … Continue reading Getting Through Anxiety | Leverage Ambition

Complaining is Not a Business Strategy|Leverage Ambition

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We've heard it all before, haven't we? You know that colleague that never stops complaining but somehow keeps their job? Yes, we are going there today. And yes, I am complaining about the complainer but there's more to the point. CNN is talking about it. The Cornerstone for Teachers talks about it. The Huffington Post … Continue reading Complaining is Not a Business Strategy|Leverage Ambition

10 Coping Skills to Embrace During the Christmas Holidays

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1. Be gentle Being gentle with yourself and being gentle with others is key. It is easy to get frustrated with family and friends, but remember nothing is perfect but progress is always achievable. 2. Make amends Make amends with peers and ask for forgiveness. Holding on to old qualms and issues is not healthy … Continue reading 10 Coping Skills to Embrace During the Christmas Holidays

The River Runs Deep – Al-Anon’s Open Letter From an Alcoholic

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I am an alcoholic. I need your help. Don't lecture, blame or scold me. You wouldn't be angry with me for having cancer or diabetes. Alcoholism is a disease, too. Don't pour out my liquor; it's just a waste because I can always find ways of getting more. Don't let me provoke your anger. If … Continue reading The River Runs Deep – Al-Anon’s Open Letter From an Alcoholic

3 Ways to Make God Smile With You This Holiday Season

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The holidays are here, finally! What a year is has been for everyone. For me, the holidays tend to end of being a time of overindulgence. Overindulgence on food, overindulgence on gifts, and overindulgence on self as a whole. As much as it is great to overindulge here and there, it is critical that we … Continue reading 3 Ways to Make God Smile With You This Holiday Season

35 Positive Patty Power Points To Get You Back On Track Again

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Positivity is a choice; I choose to be positive. I am a beautiful person. I am enough. I choose to love myself today. I believe in the person I dream of becoming. I am proud of all of my accomplishments. I am now creating my life exactly as I want it. I accept myself unconditionally. … Continue reading 35 Positive Patty Power Points To Get You Back On Track Again

America’s System Collapse + How to Withstand the Storm

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Our political, educational, and health systems have failed us. Our corporate systems have failed us. What is left? Us. We are left to pick up the pieces from our failed systems that have put profit over people. Our people our struggling, yet we turn a blind eye. Our politicians cheat, rob, and steal from us … Continue reading America’s System Collapse + How to Withstand the Storm

9 Daily Survival Skills to Help You Soar Through 2020

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How much crap doth be thrown at us from this ungrateful world this year? (INSERT YOUR BEST SHAKESPEAREAN VOICE HERE). Too much crap, in my humble opinion and it's time for war. With the 2020 shitshow of unemployment at an all time high, parents homeschooling their children, we are clearly feeling the nasty effects of … Continue reading 9 Daily Survival Skills to Help You Soar Through 2020

5 Reasons Why Recruiters Suck

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Times are tough. Over 40 million people are unemployed in America, and it seems like it's only going to get worse through 2021. Reality is that there are still jobs available AND many businesses are in investment mode, ready to hire their next superstar. The problem?  Their recruiters suck. Whether it be HR or a … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Recruiters Suck

10 Things You Should NEVER, EVER Say to Your Significant Other

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YOU ARE FAT. Instead ask them how we can eat more healthily as a couple together. YOU ARE UGLY. Instead say, are you tired or stressed? Is there any way I can help carry your load? WHY CAN'T YOU DO BE MORE LIKE (INSERT NAME HERE)? Instead say, why don't we try it like this … Continue reading 10 Things You Should NEVER, EVER Say to Your Significant Other

7 Ethics Guidelines for Great Leaders

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NON-MALIFICIENCE Do no harm. RESPECT FOR AUTONOMY Giving employees independence to do their own work, and guidance when they are in a hole is key. EFFICIENCY Measuring the work through data and key performance results will give you a better understanding the who, what, where, why and when of how to improve. HEALTH MAXIMIZATION Being … Continue reading 7 Ethics Guidelines for Great Leaders

Anyone Trying to Save You is Trying to Rule You

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Save yourself. Our health and media outlets have been extraordinarily overwhelming for all, so much so that we no longer visit our normal sites for fear of triggers. I started to vet the way I felt after reading articles and browsing the web. And it wasn't pretty. It made me tired, anxious, and overwhlemed. Then … Continue reading Anyone Trying to Save You is Trying to Rule You

Our Immigration System Fails All of Us

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Immigrants do not have any good options as the recession roles out. Bloomberg announced that over 200,000 immigrants have lost their H1-B visa status in June due to the recession, link to article here. With over 40 million people in the US without jobs due to our health crisis COVID, many of these job losses … Continue reading Our Immigration System Fails All of Us

5 Ways to Respect Yourself

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1. Don't let others bully you Vet your emotions after each interaction with others. Do you trust them? Do they have your best self in mind? If not, they need to be cancelled. 2. Set boundaries (and keep them) You are only one person, and cannot help anyone if you do not take care of … Continue reading 5 Ways to Respect Yourself

Communism vs Democracy by Business Dictionary

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Article by Business Dictionary, http://www.businessdictionary.com/article/1086/communism-vs-democracy-d1412/. Communism vs. Democracy 166168By: Jeffrey GlenCommunism and Democracy are two political ideologies or philosophies that dictate how political systems should be managed. Both systems are considered to be 'left-wing' on the political spectrum and more liberal in nature than some other political ideological alternatives (i.e. fascist or conservative ideologies). This article … Continue reading Communism vs Democracy by Business Dictionary

Journal Prompts for Elementary Schoolers

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Writing in our journals is a big part of first grade in elementary school. Here are some good journal prompts to help spur a good story for your children. I get excited when... On my first day of school I... If I could be an animal I would be a... People think I am... I … Continue reading Journal Prompts for Elementary Schoolers

14 Sales Tips to Hit Your Goal

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1. Focus on Helping Your Clients The goal for your product and service is to help your clients win. If it works, you could have a reoccurring client on your hands. This is always the best case scenario. Be active, be present, be nimble, be attentive and work with them to best suit their needs. … Continue reading 14 Sales Tips to Hit Your Goal

The Effects of Parental Mental Illness on Children and the Need for Healing

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Elisabet Kvarnstrom drills down the steps to heal from Bridge Stone Recovery, visit bridgestorecovery.com. Ivy McQuain had two sons she loved more than anything. “I thought I was the best mother in the world. I was home when they got home. I went to college and earned my degrees. I had a business. To the … Continue reading The Effects of Parental Mental Illness on Children and the Need for Healing

The Internal Narratives We Tell Ourselves, And How We Can Help Each Other

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Photo by Anna Shvets on Pexels.com This article is about understanding the narratives we tell ourselves, and how it effects our daily living. The Black Lives Matter BLM# movement has taken place this year of COVID 2020.  BLM is a social injustice collaboration with people worldwide to end the injustice of systemic and overt and … Continue reading The Internal Narratives We Tell Ourselves, And How We Can Help Each Other