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From One Generation To The Next

by derek on July 6, 2012 · 49 comments

For those that have read my fatherhood book, which happens to be an Amazon best seller, you will know that one of the things that I enjoy most about being a dad is finding ways to spend time with my two boys. As they have gotten older, our adventures have changed but I feel it […]

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Rediscovering Focus In 2012

by derek on December 29, 2011 · 15 comments

With the New Year quickly approaching, I have been taking some time to evaluate all of the irons that I have on the fire to see where my focus should lie for the coming year. In terms of this blog, I was doing a bit of analysis via Google Analytics to get a feel for […]

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You Haven't Lived Life If You Haven't…

by derek on December 7, 2011 · 27 comments

You haven’t lived life if you haven’t found love, and when it comes to love don’t wait, take your chances or you will be too late. You will later regret your wait. As life comes, be strong Face the changes. Make wise decisions. That was the past, this is now. Don’t let people drag you […]

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Securing A Book Deal From Your Blog

by derek on November 3, 2011 · 26 comments

Blogs can be multi-functional and no matter the reason for starting the blog, you can always find ways to make your blog more resourceful for you. Of all the aspirations that beginning bloggers have, the cliché and yet contrarily, most valued of these aspirations is to secure a book deal based on your blog. It […]

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Ozzie Guillen Already A Marlin…Says His Blog

by derek on September 27, 2011 · 1 comment

Being a Chicago White Sox fan, I was caught off-guard by the sudden announcement that Ozzie Guillen was being released from his contract with two games remaining in the season. Sure, there had been a lot of speculation in recent weeks regarding his contract and whether or not he would be back with the Sox […]

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If you currently have a Twitter account and seriously want to get more Twitter followers, then it’s time to stop wishing and start doing. I’ve got three top-notch strategies to get free Twitter followers, and I know they can work for you just as well as they’ve worked for me. A Word of Caution: Before […]

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Late last week I officially joined the ranks of published authors…well, kind of. While some may dispute whether or not I have officially become a published author, I can say that I have a book, or maybe more appropriately a report, that is published on the Amazon.com Kindle store for anyone (that means you, *wink, […]

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Microsoft PowerPoint has long been the number one tool used by professionals around the world when they gear up for a presentation. Even though this tool is liked and used by thousands of people, many have switched to cheaper alternatives. In the revolutionary technological age we are in, cloud-based presentation tools have become available in […]

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Before we discuss the three primary options that can ensure your success with Internet marketing, I want to mention a quick tip to all of my fellow bloggers that are trying to make their way. This might be obvious for some of you but I am sharing it to hopefully benefit those that have not […]

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20 Words That You Must Read Now

by derek on January 17, 2011 · 21 comments

By now you might be sick of listening to me talk about my evaluation of Market Samurai or all of the amazing tips that I am learning on the Warrior Forum – not to mention the number of great people I have met. But bear with me a little longer here… Anyone that has tried […]

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