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I’m No Hero

I’m No Hero In October, 1971, I found myself on my first airplane ride to Chicago, where a bus would take me, along with 40 other young boys, to the Training Support Center Great Lakes. After a less than stellar first two years at VA Tech, I had enlisted in …

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Family-How Well Do you Know Yours?

In my motivational program/book The All New & Improved You, I pointed out that one of the four foundational building blocks for a happy successful life is FAMILY. I have taken added responsibility for my paternal family for I am the oldest surviving heir of the Haynes surname. I have …

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Self-Improvement Month

September is Self-Improvement Month God has planted into each of us a seed of greatness. It is up to us to nurture that seed into productive fruit. September is Self-Improvement Month, so what better time to either start, or to re-energize, your own personally directed self-improvement program. I’d like to …

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Self-Improvement Month: Radiance

Self-Improvement month Radiance (taken from my book The All New, and Improved, You) In the last three weeks we have looked at building a strong foundation consisting of Faith, Family & Friends and Finance for our self-improvement, looked at our Living Level consisting of Physical, Psychological and Personality Development, and …

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Self-Improvement Month: Your attic level

Self-Improvement month The Attic Level (taken from my book The All New, and Improved, You) Two weeks ago we took a look at building a strong foundation consisting of faith, family & friends and finance for our self-improvement. Last week we looked at our Living Level consisting of Physical, Psychological …

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Self-Improvement month: The Living Level

Self-Improvement month The Living Level (taken from my book The All New, and Improved, You) Last week we took a look at building a strong foundation consisting of faith, family & friends and finance for our self-improvement.  This week we look at building upon our foundation The Living Level consisting …

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Self-improvement month: Foundation

Self-Improvement month Building a strong foundation (taken from my book The All New, and Improved, You) “The loftier the building, the deeper the foundation must be.” Thomas a Kempis I call upon my background as a Civil Engineer, with construction experience, to help you form a strong, deep foundation.  Everyone …

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The WOW Factor

As a financial planner, I have to be registered under a Broker-Dealer.  A couple of years ago my Broker-Dealer gave me a book titled The WOW Factor by Frances Cole Jones.  The book lists 33 ways to increase your client base.  Of the 33 items, the only one I can …

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