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The Only Good Ideas Come From People Under 30

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 2 minutes, 30 seconds
I have been mulling over a conversation I had with a client last week. During our discussions about some work she wanted my company to do for her, she said, "I find the best ideas come from people under 30. I just put them in a room, bring in a bag full of tacos and tell them not to come out until they come up with some good ideas. They have not disappointed me yet."  My fir...
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How To Train For A Triathlon And Enjoy It!

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 2 minutes, 21 seconds
{Boardwalk along the Fountainebleau Miami Beach}I have shared with you that I want to participate in a triathlon and several of you have asked about my training program. I am happy to share what I am doing to achieve my goal both mentally and physically. First I had to decide what I considered success. How would I know if I had reached my goal? I...
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I'm Back!

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 1 minute, 42 seconds
To find the positive in life and present it in the pages of Footsteps is a personal goal of mine. I believe that in all of life a silver lining exist and we only have to open our eyes and heart to see it. But friends, my February Sun Hunt was a complete and absolute bust. As you can see my last post was on February 20th and today is March 11th.  So what happened in th...
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The Fun Of Spending Time With Adult Children

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 1 minute, 56 seconds
 I managed to miss the major snowstorm that hit New York this past weekend but didn't dodge the cold that my grandtwins passed on to me as I was leaving Charlotte for Florida. The best news is the weather in Jacksonville; it is a Chamber of Commerce dream. Currently it is a cool 72 degrees and the only down side is that I have to wear sunglasses because the sun is so...
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Are You Part Of A Value Drive Group?

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 1 minute, 33 seconds
My daughter, Kathryn, is the mother of a 3 year old and 10-month-old twins. She works hard as a full time mother and sadly the twins have been ill this week. This means she worked doubly hard to comfort them as she managed her home and cared for her husband and daughter Lucy. I am amazed at many of the young mothers I know. They run their homes better than seasoned CEOs and take...
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Retirement Hobbies: Do You Really Need One?

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 2 minutes, 38 seconds
{Time well spent when I was pregnant with my babies.}My father was passionate about his work and built his whole life  around "the job". When the industry that provided my father employment and our family a good living was re-regulated in the 1990's and trucking company after trucking company shut their doors, my father found himself out of a job. He was one...
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Are You Having The Time Of Your Life?

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 1 minute, 51 seconds
 {Sunrise at Jacksonville Beach, Florida}I have been joking with anyone that will listen to me that I have just about completed my 2012 to-do list and by February 1st will be able to officially start 2013. After spending the previous 18 months in constant motion because of family emergencies, I have once again returned home to clean up the aftermath o...
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