April 2011 - Planting Seeds for Your Future

Mother Nature certainly likes her routine. Global warming aside, she cycles through the same processes, in the same order, doing things the same way they always have been done. Within that cycle, of course, variations exist—a dry winter or a mild fall—but we always can rely on the rhythm. One

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The Power of Closure

December 2010 - The Power of Closure

The Power of Closure by Lisa Thomas ©Copyright 2010.. The Power of Closure is important and critical when you’re creating a new. They say “out with the old and in with the new”, but what happens when you don’t say goodbye to the old? In reflecting on the close of 2010 while embra

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November 2010 - Purposeful Networking

Know your target and stay focused. There are so many ways to network and so many places to network. But the most common complaints I hear from people about networking are: You can’t possibly join that many associations – it’s too costly. I don’t get any business from that networking

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October 2010 - Love is Patient, Love is Kind

By Lisa Thomas A biblical message of love says Love is patient Love is kind It does not envy It does not boast It’s not proud, And I’d add Love isn’t a matter of convenience but one of conviction… Love is loyal, selfless and attentive Love creates, penetrates, permeates,

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October 2010 - Surround Yourself with Helpful People

Surround Yourself with Helpful People When I was working for an $8 billion publicly traded company as a Director of Information Systems (IS) years ago, I reported to a Vice President of the IS. He was a great guy to work for, but I felt like I wasn’t learning much from him. In addition to that,

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What’s Next for You?

October 2010 - What’s Next for You?

What’s Next for You? Financial independence means different things to everyone by Chia-Li Chien During my 2nd quarter SRI Business Retreat meeting recently, I talked with forty-six business owners about history. I used as an example the fine economists who also play the role of historian

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We The People Are Not Victims

August 2010 - We The People Are Not Victims

WE THE PEOPLE ARE NOT VICTIMS...TAKE THE TEETH FROM THE TIGER. By Rev. Lady Dannia Baty Copyright 2010 I won’t argue the fact that there are some big changes happening on our world but the fact is changes have been happening for a long time now and this is nothing new. While the wheels are t

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June 2010 - Discover a Better You!

Have you ever experienced a rough day where things didn't go quite the way you planned and it was a total disaster? You wonder what you may have done to deserve such awful treatment or such a crappy experience. You may even begin to entertain the question "why is this happening to m

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January 2010 - New

Happy New Year P3 members and readers! I internalize a lot of things that makes me a hardcore thinker. As a writer I do a lot of reflecting and believe that the holiday season is the best time to do this specifically New Year’s. I didn’t expect to be in the city throughout the entire season,

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July 2009 - Saying ‘I Love You’

By Lisa Thomas This past weekend I had the pleasure of witnessing my aunt and uncle as they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. My cousins planned a surprise anniversary party and it was absolutely amazing! They were indeed surprised. My aunt, not knowing what was on the other side the

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