Posts in The Voice

3 Ways to Give Back to Your Community

From an early age, I was taught that giving back to others is one of the greatest joys in life. My mother has always espoused that your life's work should have significant impact on the lives of others. It amazes me how giving back becomes contagious. One act of giving inspires others to do the ...

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Financial Fitness: Tips for Saving Money with...Water?

Water or Soda? Even at fast food restaurants, the cost (in terms of money and energy drain) of purchasing soda can be substantial. For example: How many times do you spend an extra buck or two to buy a soda at lunch or dinner? How many times do you just "pick up a soda" along with your gas? When ...

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Leadership Lessons: 4 Questions to Ask Yourself When Setting Goals

There are many ups and downs along the way to hitting a really big goal. Last year, I set a goal to win the Silver Cup, which meant my office would have to be #1 in my category for the year. Looking back, there were lessons I learned and questions I asked myself that helped me achieve my goal. ...

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Tightening the Miscommunication Gap

We eagerly communicate with each other by using our personal understanding of a terminology before taking into consideration our audience’s understanding. We do this all the time with language. In the book Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis speaks to the evolving definition of the word gentlemen: The ...

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A Vector Alum's Perspective: Nick Conedera, Filmmaker, Artist

What does selling knives have to do with being a filmmaker or artist? According to filmmaker Nick Conedera, I would not have been able to raise that kind of money... without my experience selling CUTCO®. On the surface selling CUTCO® might not seem like relevant work experience for an aspiring ...

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The Most Valuable Money You’ll Ever Earn: The Rules of 72 and 115

How long will it take for my investments to grow? This is a question a lot of people wonder about and fortunately, we can use some simple rules to figure it out. The Rule of 72 The Rule of 72 helps determine how long it will take for your money to DOUBLE. To figure out how long it will take your ...

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Financial Fitness: 3 Tips to Save Money with Your Car

As you look around your office, you may find that the reps in your office are different in many ways from one another. However, most of you have at least two things in common: You want more money than you have now You drive to most of your appointments Here are three tips (specifically for ...

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Entrepreneurial Mindset: The Key to Success is Perseverance

As a high-level fitness trainer I see it all the time. I meet people in January. They have excitement and drive and they are ready to lose tons of weight; get in the best shape of their life and conquer the world! Time goes by and most of these people show up less frequently, start gaining back ...

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Being Healthy on the Road

When you eat healthily, you feel better. Everyone knows this but not everyone follows it. With summer right around the corner, everyone starts to focus on eating healthily and working out to be ready for the summer. This is something that I've been focusing on as well. After eating healthily and ...

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