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As summer winds to its inevitable close, college students are anxiously poring over their course catalogs, figuring out what classes will fit a schedule that will allow them plenty of time to hobnob with friends, give them enough credits to allow them to graduate on...

This week I will be posting taking a journey through the Bible dealing with attitude. It has been said on many occasions that your attitude determines your altitude. In other words, How high you go is directly connected to the way you approach or think...

Press Release New Opportunity Mentoring Program announces a “Dress for Success” clothing drive! Charlotte, NC October 7, 2011 – October 22, 2011: October is National Mentor Month so join us as we shine a light on the importance of Mentoring while helping young parents overcome a huge hurdle! New Opportunity Mentoring Program will host a “Dress for Success” clothing drive to help provide professional clothing to young parents. Male and Female parents in the New Opportunity Mentoring Program and community will benefit from your contributions. Often, the first thing interviewers notice is your appearance. Most often, our young parents don’t have enough money to purchase professional attire that will help prepare them for success. Your tax deductible professional clothing, gift card, or monetary donation will help ensure that our young parents are prepared for the work force!

Good morning, Can I be transparent with you. This morning I almost gave up and quit planting this church. I am sure many of you have been in the same position in life on many occasions. I mean, donations and finances haven't been going well. Attendance...

Well, this week marks a big step in the journey of our company. I have spent the last 2 years dismantling a prosperous graphics company and starting over. This week I move into my new office in Uptown Charlotte. It is a small office -...

I decided to become more efficient. I've been talking about creating templates or anything that will make my life easier when I'm creating content. Today I spent some time in Microsoft Word creating templates. While creating these templates, I got to thinking, "I wish there...

Track Time and Get Paid Its all about money when it comes to running a business (or even a household, for that matter). Now, by using your iPhone, you can keep track and manage your income where and when you need to. GetPaid! Isn't this what it's all...

As someone who did not grow up with my dad, there are many things I had to learn my observation. It was not that my dad was absent, just that I lived with my mom. I wish this list was available when I was young....

[blockquote text="“A Clean Desk Is the Sign of a Sick Mind.” plaque seen in gift store" text_color="" width="80" line_height="undefined" background_color="" border_color="" show_quote_icon="no" quote_icon_color=""] No matter what pithy plaques say to the contrary, every good teacher knows that effective learning starts with a clean slate, a clean...

This morning I read a post featuring Mark Zuckerberg and his take on whether he wanted to build a Facebook Phone. What was interesting is the nugget I gleaned from it. It is the reason, I shuttered my graphics and web-development company. First look at...

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is...