Tag: success

Don’t lose focus on your priorities

Too often, people lose focus of their priorities simply because they forget about them.  My remedy for forgetting is to consistently document daily in my journal daily.  We should all have 10-15 minutes downtime each day to write some important thoughts into a journal….

Don’t let fears hold you back

All too often, it feels as if the cards are stacked against you and you have very little chance to succeed.  You feel closed in and are letting fears hold you back from embarking on an adventure that you really do want to take….

Success by repetition

I have never been the sharpest tool in the shed, but somehow I have managed to do better than average.  I can promise you this was not by luck or by accident.  I have worked extremely hard to get to where I am today and I have…

Ready, set, grow my business and live my dream

There is one life given to us and it is up to you to determine what you want to do with that life.  Each day you are making decisions, even if you are not aware of it.  These decisions may lead you to new…

Level of education and salaries

Maryland is the highest ranked state in terms of median household income with $76,805 in 2015.  Mississippi is the lowest ranked state in terms of median household income with $40,037 in 2015.  In 2015, the median household income for the United States as a…

Don’t be afraid to compete

As a child, I was pretty shy when it came to competition even though I played on sports teams my entire life.  My parents have always taught me to be polite and not be competitive.  It was almost as if they viewed competition as…

Key Performance Indicators… in finance

I have been tracking my finances with care for over ten years.  I have created countless graphs, charts, and tables to better understand my financial situation.  Specifically, I’ve looked for trends or patterns in the numbers to indicate where I should place my big bets….

Life is still going on

No matter what you are doing, life is still going on!  The world does not revolve around anyone of us, which should be very obvious to you.  Outside of what you are doing there are still aother events going on, which may be more or…

8 Scary Financial Statistics

In reference to 8 Scary Financial Statistics – and How to Avoid Becoming One by Susannah Snider [US News Money], this is further motivation to get your financials in order.  Here are the 8 scary financial statistics: Two-thirds of Americans would struggle to scrounge up…

Excited for a new milestone (tomorrow)

Many of the projects I have worked on typically have the same excitement patterns, which starts out in a elevated state of excitement that simmers out after two or three weeks.  Upon completion of a milestone the excitement rises again for a few moments, but…

Religion… through good or bad

At 32 years old, working a full-time job plus running my own business to more quickly payoff my mortgage can be stressful at times.  In addition to this, I am responsible for the welfare of my 5 month old son, cat, dog, and wife.  In…

Judging others

Although Civil Accomplishment is focused on the topic of success through sharing useful information, gathering information, understanding our goals, and so forth, I also feel it is important to discuss the topic of judging others.  I cannot speak for everyone, but I do feel many of…