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DREAMS: Wisdom + Action Plan = Success

4 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
“If you really want something you have to work for it.  Now be quiet, they’re about to announce the lottery numbers.” – The great American philosopher, Homer Simpson   TYLER, Texas — As we speed to the end of summer this Labor Day weekend, I have been thinking about a line I used in a […] Read more»

Embracing Change And Upheaval In Your Life And Career

28 August, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
TYLER, Texas — I am here meeting with contractors regarding the reconstruction of my home. For those of you who have not been following this ordeal, a very, very large tree inflicted major damage to my house on Memorial Day.  It is amazing how time consuming an insured loss can be.  The adjusters and the […] Read more»

The Importance of Supporting Your Alma Mater 

14 August, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Today John is the commencement speaker for the Texas A&M University Commerce graduate school. Here are some of the thoughts he will be sharing with the more than 250 graduates. COMMERCE, Texas — We get our ticket punched for the next step in our career and move on. We are done. What good could possibly […] Read more»