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Are You Creating A Social Barrier?

You arrive at a social or business networking event and your eyes quickly scan the room. You don't see anyone you know. You walk over to the bar or buffet table for something to focus on. You look around again, and still no familiar faces. What do you do? Perhaps your hand automatically goes in [...]

By |2017-09-11T01:21:17+00:0005/18/2017|Confidence & Charisma Blog|Comments Off on Are You Creating A Social Barrier?

Be All In

As you wrap up 2014, what introspective questions are you asking yourself? My mentor, John C. Maxwell says, "Experience is NOT the best teacher.... EVALUATED experience is the best teacher." You've experienced a lot in 2014. So what? What are you going to do with that experience? What did you learn from it? What will [...]

By |2017-06-14T20:19:07+00:0012/31/2015|You Matter|Comments Off on Be All In

What Is Your Ambition?

Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. ~Bill Bradley. Success isn't the destination, but it is your forward progress on the journey. In other words..... you have to know where you want to go (ambition). But, then you get your map, plan your route, and head out to your [...]

By |2017-06-14T20:19:14+00:0012/30/2015|You Matter|Comments Off on What Is Your Ambition?

Success Ahead

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours. ~Henry David Thoreau. "If one" = YOU "advances confidently" = small steps forward, action breeds confidence and overcomes fear "in the direction of his dreams” = [...]

By |2017-06-14T20:19:30+00:0012/16/2015|You Matter|Comments Off on Success Ahead

Lead by Fear or Love?

As a leader, you can choose to lead others by fear or by love. Fear will motivate and manipulate for short periods, but it will also plant seeds of cynicism and resentment. Love will also motivate, but it will perpetuate into lasting change, loyalty, and exceptional results. You have the ultimate power and that is [...]

By |2017-06-14T20:19:39+00:0011/12/2015|You Matter|Comments Off on Lead by Fear or Love?

What Are You Doing to Stay Active?

What do you do to stay active throughout the day? You have your daily routines, but what are you doing to shake it up a bit. "Active" isn't just about movement, but rather diversity of movement with your emotions, thoughts, and actions - moving your spirit, your mind, and your body. How will you think [...]

By |2017-06-14T20:20:15+00:0009/25/2015|You Matter|Comments Off on What Are You Doing to Stay Active?

Tim Sanders Shares What to Expect at L2: Learn-Lead

Internet pioneer and best selling author, Tim Sanders shares what to expect at this Friday's L2: Learn - Lead event. If you live in Austin, TX, you can join us for the live simulcast. For more information: www.L2Austin.com To see the interview with Tim Sanders, click the link below: http://youtu.be/AcWut6kSggQ

By |2017-05-09T12:14:24+00:0010/07/2014|You Matter|Comments Off on Tim Sanders Shares What to Expect at L2: Learn-Lead

Section 8 Housing Wait List Openings

Because of the high demand for affordable housing in Austin and the relatively low supply of housing options, both public housing and the HCV Program currently have waiting lists. For the first time since 2006, HACA is opening the HCV / Section 8 Waiting List to new applicants for eight days this fall – October [...]

By |2017-05-09T12:21:18+00:0009/18/2014|You Matter|Comments Off on Section 8 Housing Wait List Openings