5 Questions With: Karen Pierce Gonzalez
She's a big-time media guru who helps get her clients in the news. But what really drives this go-getter is a passion for good storytelling, and helping people get their own journeys to the masses.
Afterschool activities are the key to strong kids
Reaching kids in time-
How powerful afterschool activities build young leaders
By: C. Dwight Bain, Nationally Certified Counselor & Certified Life Coach
There is a lot of talk these days about cutting back on budgets and eliminating afterschool activities for kids. Cutting out sports, music, drama and journalism to send students home early, often to an empty house, is a bad plan for...
"Heck on Heels"!!
Announcing the arrival of “Heck on Heels,” my new collection of essays! Here's the text of the press release I'm sending out into the universe...
"This is the second collection of essays by award-winning Wisconsin writer and photographer Mary T. Wagner. “Heck on Heels” follows Wagner’s debut collection, “Running with Stilettos: Living a Balanced Life in Dangerous Shoes,”...
5 Questions With: Tina Finn
Tina Finn has a lot of heroes -- and none stand out so much as kids with disabilities. Tina has devoted her passion to a new business, and each purchase makes a difference.
Now that's a Christmas gift
Christmas is over and the presents have all been opened, the wrappings trash and the chaos put back into a semblance of order. For some Santa brought what they wanted, for others Santa tossed them a curve, and sadly for too many Santa passed them by. Such is the nature of Christmas.
What has been interesting is all the things that the commercials suggested you get for that special other. When...
Mikie Likes It
I want to take a few minutes and share with you my thoughts on living in a virtual world. I am approaching my 58th year of living in an actual world, and I must admit that I am a long way from having that mastered. Now, thanks to creative folks like Mark Middleton and Bill Shaefer I have the opportunity to end up in a totally new realm. I enter this realm with both optimism and apprehension. First...
Is A.D.D. a Blessing or a Curse?
Strategies to change ADD into a blessing instead of curse
by Dwight Bain, Nationally Certified Counselor & Certified Life CoachIs ADD a blessing or a curse?
The answer is probably going to be different depending on who you ask. For some teachers and school systems, it may be a curse because of the difficulty motivating highly creative and over stimulated kids. However, for the...
Need Motivation to Win at Work? Try these 4 Career Coaching Strategies
does it take to win at work?”
have asked me that question dozens of times after a keynote speech or radio talk
show. They wanted to know the action to take to build a successful life instead
of being trapped in long term failure. It's a great question, but since every
person faces different challenges there isn't a 100% specific answer that works