LMA Newsletter

Monday, October 5, 2015

 

Excuses, Excuses, Excuses

 

Don’t we just hate to hear excuses? And don’t we hate it even more when we hear ourselves making excuses. Nothing good comes from hearing or giving them. We lose respect for others and yes, ourselves, when they flow from our very own mouths. A good friend and colleague in the…

Monday, October 19, 2015

 

A Better You and Me

 

More and more we are finding yummy books, articles and even poetry that we like to share with our friends and colleagues in the opening of our newsletter.  We hope you garner some wisdom, clarity or even just a smile when you open our newsletter to the first article. …

Monday, November 2,  2015

 

The Juiciest Fruit

 

During a recent trip to central Florida I heard the most interesting phrase and it started me thinking about how we are all reaching for the best things in life. “Out on our edges is where growth happens AND where the juiciest fruit is”!  Thoughts of my amazing tangerine tree came…

Monday, November 16,  2015

 

How about those Pilgrims!

 

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark. I am still learning!”  Michelangelo

 

So what does Michelangelo have to do with pilgrims you ask.  Well, maybe nothing except …

We Were Thrilled With Your Response

In our last edition, we were overwhelmed with the response to our thoughts on David Brooks’ teachings from his bestselling book, “The Road to Character.”  One of our devoted readers, Frank Kowalski, shared, “Recently, as a reward for excellent performance I sent one of my CSRs to the YAC event in Tampa. I had …

Dispositional Gratitude May Be the Real Key to Success

Recently a good friend and colleague in the biz, and someone who would easily be described as successful, pointed me to a book entitled, Road to Character, by David Brooks.  Of course, I ran out to buy it immediately and search for the phrase that had been referenced in the note …

LMA Is Expanding

We are so very proud to share the exciting news with you first. We have grown out of our walls and in fact, have added a great new service under our umbrella of offerings. “The Conference Room” is our new pride and joy and offers a great place to host small to medium size meetings in downtown …

Celebrating the Great Things of Our Country

Our July 4th celebration has come and gone again for another year.  We hope that you, like us, had a plethora of good food, friends, family and fireworks.  We do love this wonderful country of ours and while we are more careful than ever with the serious threats against our way of life, …

It’s a Wrap

I can’t truthfully say we were holding our breath as we waited for a sine die this past Friday.   We were confident that the 2015 Legislature would come up with a budget to keep our state of Florida in business.  We followed the debate and the volleying back and forth between the two chambers until the handkerchiefs …

Today is the Beginning of Something Good, We Hope

Our expectations are high for good results to come from this 2015 Special Session.  It will start off with a bang as the House holds a workshop today on the Senate health-care plan, according to a day-by-day calendar released last week. Tomorrow, the House will take a look at a tax …