The Money Fountain *This is a transcript of a speech for our local Toastmasters Club. Because it received such a great response, I thought you might like to read it as well. It also served as the impetus for a podcast episode* When I was growing up I heard, more than once, the phrase, Money doesn’t grow on trees or there is also, What do you think I am, made of money? It was firmly implanted in me and I am sure many of you that if you wanted money you had to go to work and e
Part 2 Here is my question for you this morning. What’s most important to you? What is the one thing you really want to do on a daily basis that would make a big difference, but you just can’t seem to find the time for? In short, what good habit do you want to cultivate that would make a real impact on your life? Think about this for a moment. It could be in any area of your life from exercise and healthy eating to self-improvement or getting ahead in business or at your job.
Gone are the days when you landed a job out of college with a good corporation, dedicated your life to your career and planned to retire with a pension. If you are under 50, you might have to google it. It used to be a thing. Al Kessel is a full-time narrator and voice actor who works out of his professional home recording studio in sunny Arizona. He began several successful podcasts in 2010 and now is a prolific audiobook narrator. Additionally, Al has lent his voice numero
Part 1 I love mornings. Each new day brings new opportunities and it’s a chance to start fresh and do better. How you start your day, or more specifically how you spend those first few morning hours has a big impact on the rest of it. Think of it as setting the tone for your entire day. That’s why making over your morning is so important. It’s about much more than those first few hours. I’m sure you’ve experienced this yourself. Let’s use the snooze button as an example. You