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Life isn’t Fair…Get use to it!

Life isn’t Fair…Get use to it!

Common Sense Rules from Bill Gates! Rule 1: Life is not fair — get used to it! Rule 2: The world won’t care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself. Rule 3: You will NOT make $60,000 a year right out of high school. You won’t be a vice-president with a car phone until you earn both. Rule 4: If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss. Rule 5: Flipping burgers is not beneath your […]

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The Characteristics of a Successful Leader!

There’s plenty of information written about leaders and what makes them successful. A successful leader will exhibit many characteristics, traits and actions that will cause people to follow them. Here are a few thoughts on what I believe are key to a successful leader. • Lead because you want to • Lead with compassion and truth • Deliver a message that inspires and motivates • Live by the code others will emulate • Provide a vision for the future. Offer hope • Provide those you lead a chance to shine […]

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Scholarship Opportunities,,,Where to Look for Them?

There are many scholarship opportunities available, so never limit yourself to applying for just one. Research as many funding sources as you can, and learn which ones you may qualify for, then apply promptly. Find at least two search engines with which you’re comfortable–use both to search for scholarship opportunities. Three good examples include http://www.collegeanswer.com/, http://www.fastweb.com/ and http://www.scholarships.com/. International students, be sure to search http://www.internationalscholarships.com/. Remember to check the schools that you are applying to. Many schools offer scholarships to students that seek them. Use your parents/family members! Many companies […]

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Keep Life Simple!

Keep Laughing Keep Finding Humor Keep Learning Keep Dreaming Keep Writing Keep Networking Keep Building Opportunities Keep Life Simple

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Excellent Scholarship Resources!

1. Adventures in Education: Use this quick search engine to learn about 15,000 scholarships available to a wide variety of students and college needs. 2. Broke Scholar: You don’t need to be broke to find scholarships at this search engine, home to over 850,000 scholarship award listings. Fill out a profile that provides information about you and your goals, and you can define your search to fit your specific needs. 3. Careers and Colleges: You can register for free to search through over seven billion dollars in college scholarships and […]

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Where can I find Scholarships?

High School Guidance Counselors – Counselor should be able to provide you with information regarding many scholarships. In addition to national scholarships, be sure to ask about local scholarship opportunities that may have a much smaller applicant pool. College or University – Research the college’s website/catalog and financial aid office for information regarding scholarships they offer. A school may award these automatically when you are admitted or you may have to apply separately. Make sure you also contact them to ensure you are award of scholarships that may not be […]

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Putting others First can Thrust one into a Position of Leadership…

Las-tse, a Chinese sage said twenty-five centuries ago, “The reason why rivers and seas receive the homage of a hundred mountain steams is that they keep below them. Thus they are able to reign over all the mountain streams. So the sage, wishing to be above men, putteth himself below them; wishing to be before them, he putteth himself behind them. Thus, though his place be above them, they do not count it an injury.” ST LINKEDIN

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Accessible and Present…..

“Leadership is a part of our personality and we decide if we want to let others see it or not. You can be reserved and be a great leader; and the opposite is true too. And in order to develop our skill sets, we take steps to reveal ourselves/our personalities. On a daily basis, I strive to be accessible and present. When you are neither, it’s difficult to be construed as a resource, let alone a leader.” ST

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The Traveler’s Gift: Seven Decisions that Determine Personal Success!

Great fiction focused on a laid off executive who gets in a car crash and experiences a life altering journey through time. He meets many well known people throughout history who provide him decisions he must make to change his life. Although the book is fiction the lessons in the book could be life altering if one is willing to look within themselves to create this change. 1. The buck stops here. 2. I will seek wisdom. 3. I am a person of action. 4. I have a decided heart. […]

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Action is…….

“Action is character. If we never did anything, we wouldn’t be anybody!” ST

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