My life today looks very different from where I started at the beginning of the year. I am overwhelmed with appreciation for the many experiences, triumphs, and challenges of 2016, and the promises for more growth in 2017. When I look back at my goals for 2016, I can say that I have made great … [Read More]
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Living Bravely, Boldly, Happily
A Closer Look
Creating value in all that I do
My mission is to live bravely, boldly, and happily, and to make a difference in the lives of others.
Faith, Practice, and Study
Choose to Win
The Soka Gakkai International (SGI) is based on the teachings and philosophy of Nichiren Buddhism, which places the highest emphasis on the sanctity of life. Members seek, through their practice of Buddhism, to develop the ability to live with confidence, to create value in any circumstance and to contribute to the well-being of friends, family, and community.
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Excellence and Lifelong Learning
Being an instructional leader is all about being a steward of learning for all. It’s about moving an entire organization toward a shared vision of excellence and lifelong learning. It’s about building civilizations.
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GTD and Me
Getting Things Done
As my personal and professional life changed, I needed a new way to look at how I do work. Keeping a daily list of prioritized tasks used to work for me; today, I’m lucky if I can get three hours of predefined work done as planned. Bottom line: I was trying to keep and manage so many things in my head that it eventually became overwhelming for me to keep up. I needed a new plan.
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Total Money Makeover
Goal: Debt Free
Back in March 2010, I was ready to get into better financial shape. Having to finance my own way through college, I left in my wake a financial mess including everything from college loans to credit card debt totaling $51,674.13. That’s a lot of debt!
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