Be Happy

Be Happy

Be happy. I know what you must be thinking right now, “Sure thing, Raynor, I’ll just be happy.” I can even hear the sarcastic tone in that thought. For many people feeling happy is a rare thing and I understand that happiness can be hard to come by. What I want to let...
How to get over a bad mood

How to get over a bad mood

We all do it, we all get into a bad mood. As the British rapper, Tricky said, “Sometimes I’m in a bad mood, sometimes I’m in a good mood. It’s like everyone else.” There are many reasons why we get into a bad mood, maybe someone upset you with something they said,...
What Type of Attitude Do You Have?

What Type of Attitude Do You Have?

George Eliot said, “What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?” Think win-win is an attitude toward life, a mental frame of mind that says I can win, and so can you. It’s not me or you, it’s both of us. Think win-win is the...
Talent + Hard Work = Success

Talent + Hard Work = Success

Calvin Coolidge, the thirtieth president of the United States, said the following statement; “Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is...
The Three R’s of Leadership

The Three R’s of Leadership

“True leaders always practice the three R’s: Respect for self, Respect for others, Responsibility for all their actions”, by Anonymous. Knowing how and when to practice these three R’s is integral in becoming an effective leader. Rob Liano said, “Self respect,...