Alena McQuarter’s Recognition
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Alena McQuarter’s Recognition

The City of Roanoke honors the remarkable achievements of one of its own. As a 15-year-old prodigy and entrepreneur, Alena Analeigh McQuarter is recognized for her outstanding accomplishments in academia and business.  Alena recently graduated with her Master’s Degree Summa Cum Laude with Highest Distinction from Arizona State University, where she majored in Biology. Concurrently,…

Have a Get it Done Mindset

Have a Get it Done Mindset

Stop making excuses and get it done! Quite simply, the difference between successful and unsuccessful people is that successful people achieve predetermined results. You cannot execute, achieve, and make results happen without being really clear about what you want. In 1899, Elbert Hubbard wrote a best-selling inspirational essay that so clearly captures the essence of…

Having a Daughter
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Having a Daughter

Having a daughter is like having a little broke best friend who thinks you are rich…  Ah, motherhood. Is there anything more special than the love we have for our kids? Yes, plenty. Wine. Vacation. Sleep. Money. Less laundry. Living through the teenage years. The hope that our sanity is intact when we reach middle…

Hops & Props 2024
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Hops & Props 2024

Good news for North Texans! The 9th edition of Hops & Props Beerfest, hosted by the Fort Worth Aviation Museum, is coming April 27. The museum location on Ross Ave will have a happy crowd enjoying one of their favorite events of the year with local craft beer, live music, food, family-friendly vendors, airplane rides,…

Life Solutions Coaching & Counseling: Antidote to Anxiety
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Life Solutions Coaching & Counseling: Antidote to Anxiety

The first hint that something was wrong was the loud “THUNK!” behind me and the sound of gushing water. It was the small sink at our coffee bar. I opened the cabinet door below and was sprayed from head to toe. The cutoff valve did nothing. Water was beginning to cover the family room floor….

Be a Connector
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Be a Connector

Being a person who connects the dots is valuable and powerful, because they make things happen. Being a connector is a way to bring unforeseen value to other people, as well as to yourself. It’s really natural for some, and others may need to put thinking power to this distinction. It is about influence. Every…