My First Published Article –


What’s the difference between bragging about something that you’ve accomplished and just being happy about something and wanting to share it?

I’m not exactly sure of the answer to that question and do know that I reached one of my goals that I set for myself in 2014. I always write my goals at the beginning of each year and I carry them around in a little card in my wallet. My kids and wife think me a bit dorky for doing this.

I began annually writing my goals after a former sales manager of mine, Brian Reinkensmeyer, suggested that I read “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill in April of 1991. I took his advice and fell in love with the genre’ of “motivational studies.” As a result, I also read and listened to many books, tapes, cds and now audiobooks from many of the great motivational speakers like Earl Nightingale, Jim Rohn, Zig Ziglar and Anthony Robbins. I am grateful for the things that I have learned during the hours spent with their ideas.

For 2014 one of the things that I wrote down on my goal check-list was that I wanted something published by Success Magazine. I wrote an earlier blog post titled “Eleven Things that I Learned When I was Knocked From my White Horse.” After I put this post up, I submitted

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