Tag: success

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…

Refresh yourself…

Yesterday, my blog was titled Daily push and I spoke about the importance of pushing everyday because it really does matter.  Today I will talk about the importance of taking time for yourself to refresh yourself and clear your mind.  You may ask, how can you talk…

Daily push

I cannot emphasize enough, each day matters and you do not want to waste it.  On the path to success, you are going to want to participate in the daily push because every little bit counts.  Take notice of professional athletes or olympians and how the winners…

Providing direction for your children

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day.  Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.  Similarly, we do not always need to provide our children with answers and instead, we can provide them with direction to find answers….

Technical business ops balance

I spend a lot of time with my father because we are business partners.  We have a lot of discussions about our business and the direction we feel it should go.  My father is extremely talented when it comes to the technical side of…