Living On Purpose

10 Things I’ve Learned About Life Now That I’m in my 50’s

On most days I find it hard to believe that I am over 50 years old (except when I feel those little aches and pains).  It was on a cold day in January that this kid was born.  It was an awesome day. And if my mother was alive she would probably say the same thing.  But what mom wouldn’t say that? Now that I’m in the 50 and Fabulous Club, I am ready to share with you top 10 things that I’ve learned about life.  You can call these my Toni-ism’s and excuse me now if I curse.  So […]

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Top 10 Ways to Deal With Negative People

When you have to deal with negative people on a regular basis it can be challenging. The constant chatter from a Debbie Downer could easily take you to a dark place. Let’s face it, it doesn’t matter if you encounter them at home or at work negative people can be extremely draining. They can become the number one contributor to your daily stress. When you deal with negative people at home and then also at work it can be double trouble. I know because honestly, this is what I deal with on a regular basis. How Do You Deal With […]

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Don’t Expect Anyone to Catch You When You Fall

If there is one thing that I have learned about this life it is that you absolutely cannot depend upon anyone to catch you when you fall. To me it doesn’t matter if you’re married or in a relationship it is not often in life that anyone will be there when you hit rock bottom.  Marriage is supposed to be for better or worse and for those who believe that they have found someone in their spouse who would be there to catch them if they fall then kudos to you. For me, I have learned that the only person […]

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Having a clear vision is essential for success

One day I was speaking to a leader in the Network Marketing industry and I asked her what was her vision and goal for her team and she said that she didn’t have one.  I made a note to myself to walk away slowly and then sprint.  I truly believe that a good leader always knows the vision for his or her team. Without a Vision the People Will Perish The Bible says, “Without a Vision the People Will Perish.” Knowing where you and your team want to go gives your vision a foundation to stand on with targets and […]

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Don’t Major in Starting and Minor in Finishing

Have you have started a lot of projects, but finished none of them?  Or does your basement or office look like the beginnings of a lot of ideas, none of which ever came to fruition?  Well, like I heard the other day on a webinar, Carrie Degraw Wilson said, “Don’t major in starting and minor in finishing.”  It’s good advice.  You should learn the lesson. Finish What You Start Have you ever driven in a car where the person is constantly stepping on the accelerator then easing up?  Well, I could remember one time getting in a car with one […]

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