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Rosa Parks

  Do you ever read quotes that apply directly to your current life situation? I stumbled across this quote the other day and it really hit home. “Stand for something or you’ll fall for anything. Today’s mighty oak is yesterday’s nut that held its ground.”- Rosa Parks How true is …

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What Motivates You?

I am the Human Resource Manager for our company and we currently have an open position within our company, so last week I had 5 interviews. One question that was brought up during all the interviews was what motivates you? Currently all of our employees have been here for a …

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Finding Your Passion

Last night, I was sitting on the couch working late trying to get caught up on some of the things I had pushed to the back burner earlier in the week. We have had some recent changes at the office and priorities were being shifted around to different employees, including …

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#ThankfulThursday

Today’s blog post is titled “Thankful Thursday.” With summer approaching we were thinking of how thankful we were for the nice weather we have been having. We did a poll in the office and here were 10 responses we got for what people were thankful for:   1) I am …

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Music Is My Escape

Yesterday was one of those days where you wake up and the minute your feet hit the floor everything just seems to go wrong. I went to grab my phone off the nightstand and it fell out of my hand crashing onto the floor. So I grabbed the phone just …

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Count Your Blessings

  I recently watched a documentary called “The Alzheimer’s Project” which followed seven families as they dealt with the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. As tears welled up in my eyes during all the stories and I turned the TV off, I had a hard time gathering my thoughts. This disease …

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My Top 10 Oprah Quotes

I was recently watching OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) on a Saturday night and wondered what is it that made Oprah Winfrey so successful? Was it her perseverance through difficult times, was it her attitude to never let anyone control her, or was it her desire to be loved? Whatever it …

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LIFE IS GOOD

Have you ever had a time in your life where you just felt like the world was against you? Was giving up an option or were you going to prove the world wrong no matter what you had to do? The choice to give up is never an option for …

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Pay It Forward

Today, I was going through the drive-thru at Tim Hortons and I went to go pay for my coffee and the cashier smiled and said “Your order was taken care of by the fine young gentleman ahead of you.” I surprisingly smiled back and said “wow, what a great way …

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Stay Dedicated

I stumbled across this quote the other day while on a social media site. I sat and pondered that very quote “obsessed is a word the lazy use to describe the dedicated.” I thought of how many times this has applied to my life and how I have applied it …

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