Posts Tagged 'success'



Inclusion Matters

CorneliusMarketing to Consumers with a Disability
Recently I decided to start a small business. I also decided that conducting research on how to market a successful business would be worth my while.

I wanted to learn how I could be explosive in the market…I knew I wanted to provide exceptional service, boast a quality product and, of course, make money in the process. Continue reading ‘Inclusion Matters’

A New Start – Overcoming a Criminal Background

””Nearly everyone who has ever looked for employment has faced some kind of barrier or obstacle in their job search. Continue reading ‘A New Start – Overcoming a Criminal Background’

Happy 25th!

DiegoFinding Success
Approximately 215 years after the Declaration of Independence was signed (214 years and 22 days to be exact), the United States assured that all Americans with disabilities would be given the same opportunities as those without. Continue reading ‘Happy 25th!’

Plan and Balance: The Key to a Great Thanksgiving

CorneliusLast Thanksgiving I went to my Mom’s house and ate dinner. As mothers often do, she made sure that I eat enough to be more than full. After that, out of consideration for other family members, I travelled to my sister’s home and started Thanksgiving #2. Finally, I went to my friend’s house and ended the day eating and drinking even more while enjoying everyone’s company.
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Redefining Success

Educating with Common Sense
As a parent of teenagers, I have bought into the mindset that my children MUST go to college in order to be “successful” and get a good job. As a well educated professional that is up to my eyeballs in student loan debt, I am not so sure that mindset is valid. And as a workforce development professional that understands the overwhelming need for technical skills in today’s business world, I know it is time for my “mom mindset” to catch up with the times. 🙂
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Cinco de Mayo: Toasting Success

DavidCinco de Mayo, Spanish for the 5th of May, is not Mexico’s Independence Day! It is actually a celebration of Mexican heritage. This day remembers a battle in 1862 where an outnumbered Mexican militia defeated the well-armed French soldiers at the city of Puebla in Mexico1. Since it is perhaps celebrated more in the southwestern United States than even Mexico, I thought I would take the time to spotlight two individuals of Mexican heritage who, through hard work and determination, found success in the Houston area.
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