The Pursuit of That Which Matters

Watch this video. It shows a man (small speck on the beach at the top of the video) who’s drone (Phantom 3) has lost power and is beginning a descent down into the ocean below. But watch what the owner of the drone does. Risking personal health he takes off to save the drone before it ditches into the salt water, and one presumes, a watery drone grave. What does this video show us? That when something really matters to us, we chase it. When something is of great value to us, we go after it, no matter the cost. … Continue Reading →

The Story of a Widow’s Coins

There is a biblical account of a poor widow who gave a religious offering of just two very common copper coins. These were worth very little and compared to large amounts some of the people there gave, they were of little consequence. Jesus was watching this and made a comment about the poor widow’s two coins. He said to the crowd, that this woman actually gave more than all the other contributors on that day (reference). So what is the point to this story? Being a giving person is not measured by what you give, it is measured by what … Continue Reading →

Why You Should Enjoy a Cruise Holiday

Is a Cruise Holiday For You? When you work hard all year you need to know that  when it comes time for vacation you really need to relax and get away. After all, your leave time is precious and so it’s really important that you choose wisely how to use the time that you have earned. Its because of this I enjoy taking time out on a cruise. There are plenty of good reasons why you should choose a cruise too! One of the great benefits about cruising is that you will get to see different destinations on the same trip. All without moving hotel, … Continue Reading →

Being inspired to Work Hard

Life can be hard. Sometimes we but up against circumstances in our career that make progress seem like a far off dream. Take some positive motivation from the thoughts below as you seek to progress your employment, business or career! “Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn “I have learned that real angels don’t have gossamer white robes and Cherubic skin, they have calloused hands and smell of the days’ sweat.” – Richard Evans “Greatness is sifted through the grind, therefore don’t despise the hard work now for surely it will be worth it in … Continue Reading →

The Incredible Story of the Cornerstone Employee Gone Bad…

There is no doubt each of us can have a significant impact in our day to day work roles. For most of us we would hope that would be a positive impact. But not all. You probably haven’t heard of Terry Childs. But Terry Childs has a heck of story. His story is that of a System Administrator gone rogue, who effectively held the City of San Fransisco ransom through his reckless (even criminal) actions. Maybe you’ve considered a career as a Linux System Admin, that would be a good thing. Following the example of Mr Childs would not: Like … Continue Reading →

Where would we be without this one profession?

Where would we be without Nurses? They perform such a vital role in our society ensuring we all get the care and medical attention we need. The sick are our most vulnerable members of the community making the health care provided by nurses and incredibly noble work indeed. Have you ever considered a nursing degree? You can now fast track to a new career. Start here: What is a LPN? You too could join the noble and honorable ranked of registered nurses doing a great job in our nation!

Overcoming Adversity with a Smile

Life is seldom fair. Some who excel and prosper are seemingly undeserving or suspect character. Whilst others with golden hearts such the hardship of financial loss, serious sickness or just poor treatment at the hands of others. At times it is hard to fathom how or why. Because of tales like this we need to understand times of hardship are inevitable. We will face adversity; the question is not ‘if’ but ‘how’ will be deal with it? A friend of mine suffered from what is known as Pulsatile Tinnitus, or a constant ringing in the ears. For years she suffered with … Continue Reading →

How to Turn your Love into a Career

What is your favorite activity? There are those individuals who are working in a certain field but they have always developed passion for a certain job. The question is, how do you turn the love or passion for this job into a career? Well, if you are that kind of a person, here are tips on how you will turn the love you have about that job you always think about into a career. Be realistic If you got a passion for something, take your time and talk to people who are already in the field or doing the job … Continue Reading →

What You Should Have on Your Bucket List

What you should have on your Bucket list A bucket list is a list of those achievement or experiences that you would like to accomplish during your life time. There are several things that you might have thought of doing during your life time. You might have thought of travelling around the world, leaning a new language or even exploring the marine life. These are just some of the things that will make up your bucket list. However, in this article we are going to look at some of those things that you are supposed to have on your bucket … Continue Reading →

The Joy of Giving

This is a truly inspiring video about the joy of giving. Giving provides such a great feeling when we are able to be of benefit to another human being. In a world that is all about taking, it is important to stop and realise the importance of giving to others. Let the stories of people like this gentleman be of inspiration to us all as we seek to make a better world in which to live. Let’s discover the joy of giving!