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When I began writing these weekly columns for the Monterey Herald some 16 years ago, my intent was – and still is – writing about issues in sports that can be used or transformed into positive messages as examples to help others. I have been sending that blog worldwide. I promised myself to avoid personal examples. An exception takes place with today’s column/blog to pay tribute to my younger brother, Peter W. Tunney. We both come from a sports family and I wanted to be the best athlete in our family. However, early in my life, I learned that my father, James J. Tunney (Jim Sr.) was a three-star athlete at Loyola High School (L.A.) and the same at Loyola College where he was a captain in three sports.  Upon college graduation, he played a year of professional baseball. Well … being second in our family wasn’t so bad. In August 1938 our family…
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 Coni Meyers, LMC, CBLC, CDC, Crisis Management Specialist, and Leadership Clarity Strategist has spent over 40 years supporting thousands of individuals and businesses. She is passionate about helping and creating mindful, visionary leaders that can overcome any crisis and disaster. Her unique background combined with her experience as a FEMA inspector and trainer ​gives her an all encompassing perspective for creating this certification. She saw a need to educate and prepare as many individuals as possible for all disasters. And so CKM was born! Coni has helped taken the National Home Inspection Company​, now known as WIN Home Inspections, and OnlineEd from the local market to having a national presence. Additionally, she has owned four consulting companies and has earned three prestigious life and leadership coaching credentials. Coni is the founder of CKM Solutions Group, as well as Crystalline Moment Success Movement and Kickbutt Leadership.  She is an international best-selling…
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Dr. Nido Qubein, President of High Point University empowers leaders through his extraordinary insights with exceptional strategies to overcome adversity in this time of challenge. His message shares how to discover the opportunities in a challenge, inspiring leaders to take charge of their organizations even during a pandemic. Dr. Nido Qubein came to the United States as a teenager with little knowledge of English and only $50 in his pocket. His journey has been an amazing success story. The Biography Channel and CNBC aired his life story titled "A Life of Success and Significance." As an educator, he is president of High Point University, an undergraduate and graduate institution with 5,200 students from 40 countries and 50 states. He has authored two dozen multilingual books and audio programs distributed worldwide. As a business leader, he is executive chairman of the Great Harvest Bread Company with 220 stores in 43 states. He serves…
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You always must pay attention when the FED speaks, yesterday the FED spoke and shook the markets. While the move was quick and sharp, the bond market was able to recover the steep loss by the end of the session. The reaction just proves why you must listen to the FED when they speak, and sometimes when they shake up the market the market recovers quickly, other times it starts a trend. Given the news and the thoughts they shared, it won’t be long before the next trend will begin, and it won’t be your friend.
Looking at the news, the “transitory” inflation as they call it has made their inflation prediction to 4.2% from 3.4% just last June. Given the target rate of 2%, even a rosy forecast of 2.2% for 2022 is still higher than the target rate, and is all growth based on a very…
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During the course of one’s professional career, the thought crosses their mind that, “I wish I could just work for myself,” or they take a look at a product, service, or process and state, “there has got to be a better way.” Nearly every day, an individual with that inkling takes the leap into entrepreneurship, hoping to positively disrupt an industry, make a difference in the world, or become the next Steve Jobs or Elon Musk, to be remembered for something they created that did not exist before them. Entrepreneurship Can Be Low-Risk Starting a business or inventing something disruptive can be a risky endeavor; however, as I teach frequently in my Anticipatory Leader System, innovation based on certainty is low-risk, whereas innovation based on uncertainty is high-risk. But how does a new entrepreneur differentiate between low- and high-risk endeavors? They’re actually differentiating between Hard Trends and Soft Trends, where Hard…
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Lily Tomlin  “The road to success is always under construction.” Are you preparing to get a mortgage on a home you are about to buy or refinance?  If the mortgage company requires an appraisal on the house, it is good to investigate, inspect, and innovate if needed before spending your money on the appraisal. For example, what needed repairs can you see with the home?  Will the seller agree to pay for getting all the repairs completed?  How much will you need to pay for the repairs?  Investigate The home condition can create obstacles to getting the value needed or getting approval from the mortgage company’s underwriting department. For example, appraisers notate repairs that affect the structure, security, and sanitation of the home. Mortgage companies require these types of repairs to be completed before closing.
Inspect Repairs that affect the structure include rotted wood; foundation problems; roof leaks…
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