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By Asapresents LLC / June 7, 2016

Sixty Seconds

What is it that you fear most and what great thing is this fear preventing you from accomplishing? You will not be able to be all that you are created to be until you can embrace your fear and determine its root cause. Let me provide an example of what I’m talking about. In the […]

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By Asapresents LLC / June 7, 2016

If

Rudyard Kipling
If If you can keep your head when all about youAre losing theirs and blaming it on you;If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,But make allowance for their doubting too;If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,Or, being lied about, don’t deal […]

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By Asapresents LLC / June 7, 2016

When is Good Enough, Good Enough?

Just when is good enough, good enough? For the last six weeks I have been busy creating a set of four audio CD’s which capture the message of my seminar entitled “Straight Talk about Success and Spiritual Growth.” However as I was listening to the final product, I found that I kept going back to […]

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By Asapresents LLC / June 7, 2016

Tunnel Vision

Do you know that you will never find the solution to a problem on the same level that the problem exists? This statement is true whether we are talking about our business life, our personal life or just life in general. Have you ever noticed when you are in a crowd of angry people with […]

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By Asapresents LLC / June 7, 2016

Your Word is Your Bond

How many of us know that our word is our bond? By this I mean that people around us listen to what we say and watch to see if our actions match our words. The higher up on the totem pole that we go the more important it is that we are very careful or […]

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By Asapresents LLC / June 7, 2016

A Simple Lesson on Leadership

Just the other day while with one of the boys that I mentor, I asked him if he was hungry and like any teenage boy he said “yes”. When asked where he wanted to go eat, he said “McDonald’s!” It was lunch time and the parking lot of the first restaurant we approached was full […]

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By Asapresents LLC / June 7, 2016

Decisions…Decisions

A few months ago I decided to make a few informational videos in order to support my speaking career. After talking with a friend, I determined that there was a piece of software that would allow me to do exactly what was needed, but it required a minimum of 1 GB memory to install properly. […]

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By Asapresents LLC / June 7, 2016

God, Country, Corps

In the Marines we had a motto: “God, Country, Corps” that helped us set priorities and make decisions about our next course of action. Believe it or not, at times we were forced to respond to situations that were not covered in our operations or tactical manuals. However, the decisions we made were normally made […]

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By Asapresents LLC / June 7, 2016

A Need for Diversity

One way in which I give back to this country, which has provided me with such tremendous opportunity, is to volunteer my time and talent with local nonprofit organizations. One afternoon during a committee meeting for one of these nonprofits we happened to become stumped on how to provide a particular service. After struggling with […]

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By Asapresents LLC / June 7, 2016

Belief/Faith/Sight – Part 1

In this series of blogs I will discuss the connection between core beliefs, our faith, our sight/vision and how to live successfully and fearlessly. This is not a theological or religious discussion but a practical attempt to help the reader understand that we all get to choose how we experience life. The online Merriam-Webster dictionary […]

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