Archive for the ‘Goal Setting’ Category

Interesting Stats on The Education and Earnings Connection

August 25, 2015 Leave a comment


Per the 2010 Help Wanted Report from the Center on Education and the Workforce…

► Having a high school diploma is worth about $569,000 more than being a dropout. 

► Having some college but no degree or a postsecondary certificate is worth about $473,000 more than a high school degree. 

► Having an Associate’s degree is worth about $15,000 more than some college but no degree. 

► Having a Master’s degree is worth $457,000 more than a Bachelor’s degree.


But… Innovative entrepreneurs generally beat these odds.



Career Management Tip

April 27, 2015 Leave a comment

CareerMgmt_ Never back yourself into a corner

Simple Steps To Success

August 9, 2014 Leave a comment

While I could give you a long, elaborate explanation, I will suffice it at this:

Evaluate – Come up with options – Choose a plan of action – Try it out – Evaluate it again – Make adjustments – Try it again applying the changes – Evaluate it again – Make adjustments – Try it again applying the changes – Evaluate it again… And again. And again. And again.

Make Short and Long-term Goals for your Career and Financial success

February 14, 2014 1 comment

Make short and long-term goals for your career and financial success.

opportunityaheadPlan for your work-based success, current and future financial provision, professional growth, and social influence. Set goals, plan for them, prepare to do well, and start taking steps needed to reach them!

Goals don’t come to you, YOU go to them!

There are so many free and low-cost options available online to help you obtain the knowledge and develop the skills needed to obtain your career and financial goals.  Resources like:

  • and more!

If your current job will not provide for your personal and career goals, you must make a conscious decision to sacrifice certain comforts now so you can live well in the near future. So get ready to sacrifice.

In creating your goals, make sure they are are SMART!

A SMART Goal must be:

  • Specific
  • Measurable
  • Agreed, achievable, applicable
  • Realistic & relevant

This YouTube video explains it well.

I want to see you succeed! I want to see you climb up from where you are now, and excel to an awesome place in your future.  Are you ready and willing?

Michelle Walker-Wade

Michelle Walker-Wade