Category: Culture and Inspiration

Built for More

“The best way to predict your future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln We all come from humble beginnings. No one is born to be less or to be average. We are all born as an open book, a miracle, a masterpiece, with some beautiful music inside. What you do with that music is up … Continue reading “Built for More”

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Anything is Possible

“Life changes when your purpose becomes bigger than your problems and your determination becomes deeper than your doubt.”  – Troy McQuagge, CEO, USHEALTH Advisors®/USHEALTH Group® In life, you are either running with the herd or taking the road less traveled. Going off on your own takes guts, heart, and the ability to ignore the naysayers, … Continue reading “Anything is Possible”

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True Grit

From where does toughness emanate? Maybe when they pull you apart and then put you back together, you gain that little extra that some never experience. Sanquetta Taylor-McKay knows what it’s like to be halved, then made whole, even if she doesn’t remember or know the reason why. “I was born with something, some condition,” … Continue reading “True Grit”

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Discipline and Faith

“I don’t think there’s a better opportunity in these United States to change your life.” – Eric Chelekis Start small—believe, work, persevere, grow. Sometimes the smaller your beginnings, the greater your struggles, the easier it is to see and feel the success that comes from never giving up. Eric Chelekis’ story starts right there, in a small-town … Continue reading “Discipline and Faith”

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Each One Teach One

“The most important thing is this: To be able, at any moment, to sacrifice who you are for who you will become!” – Eric Thomas For Jonas Occeus, it was the words of Eric Thomas, one of the world’s top motivational speakers, ringing in his ears as he sat in his law school class and analyzed … Continue reading “Each One Teach One”

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Care More

Love your work and work with those you love—that’s a powerful combination. For Perry Lunsford, it’s easy. He loves what he does, and he loves who he’s doing it with, his closest business partner and confidant, his wife Jayme. “My greatest accomplishment has been my relationship with my wife,” says Perry. “She’s my business partner … Continue reading “Care More”

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