The Brief History of Literacy in America with Infographic

Understanding the history of literacy in America helps to understand why scientists and neurologists started to study “reading blindness” and understanding it more.  As you can see from the infographic they start to explore dyslexia not long after they start collecting reading habits. The Brief History of Literacy in America The ability to read a

CHANGE – doesn’t always make life better, sometimes it just is

I am open to change and believe that change yields growth and improvement.   As a woman, I want to request the fashion industry, particularly the companies that make women’s pants.   I want my front and back pockets returned to a decent pocket size or remove the dam things altogether.    Pick one and

How To Build Grit and Determination

I am reading a book this month called “Grit, The Power Of Passion And Perseverance”, by Angela Duckworth.  I am so connecting to her study results and the outcomes she is proving about people.   A couple of times a year, the book that I read is so good and applies to so many of

We don’t all see the world the same, what’s good about that?

I remember being five or six and knowing I was not the same as everyone else in my class.  I wanted to be like them, I was trying really hard, and yet I was a zebra with spots and there was no way around it.  I don’t know the world any different than being a

Numbers Don’t Lie and Asking Why Creates Solutions

One of my business friends this week got some good feedback, Her conversion rates from social media to her website to people booking a meeting with her were terrible.  People were going to her site, but they were not signing up for her services like that had 12 months ago.  She was annoyed at the

Receiving – Stop Pushing Away Support & Help

This is the story of a struggling business that could have thrived.   As the business was struggling, the business owner had some fear, but not a lot. Why? Well, this struggling person has faith that everything will work out.

Ideas – How to build on an idea

“Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.” – Napoleon Hill Last week, the best gift I could have gotten right now…happened. My podcast co-host and friend came to our recording session with an idea,   hours talking about all of the ideas we had come up with over the past couple of weeks. It