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Denny Smith
Smith Mountain Lake -Virginia & South Jersey
Charge Fast... Charge Hard....
Interests: Business, Politics, Reading, Leadership Training, Personal Development, Life Coaching, Flying airplanes, Motorcycling, Boating, Jet Skiing, Hunting, Traveling to outer space...
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Action, or better yet, “Taking Action,” is critical for a successful life. We know that sometimes we just need to get off our butts. Dr. Phil on his TV show says that “LIFE REWARDS ACTION.” That’s actually one of his life rules. Tony Robbins frequently says that we should “TAKE... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2015 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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Looking at the financial education statistics, it is obvious to me that a lot of people are suffering due to financial illiteracy. The financial literacy stats clearly show a lack of even the most basic knowledge. Many people wonder why so many are suffering from money problems. The financial literacy... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2015 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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Hindsight is a funny thing.. Look forward, and the path seems uncertain, the future unpredictable. Look back and all the dots seem to connect... except the dots that mark the choices we didn't make, and the risks we didn't take. Here are choices you will someday regret having made: 1.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2015 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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How well are you doing with your personal finances ? Take this short quiz to see how you have been doing up until now... YES / NO 1. Do you have a bank account? 2. Do you have enough money every month to pay bills? 3. Do you have enough... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2015 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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The 100 Man Story: What Will Be Your Story? Take any group of 100 people at the start of their working career and follow them for 40 years until they reach retirement age and here`s what you`ll find according to the Social Security Administration: • Only 1 will be wealthy.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2015 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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While serving as a non commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps, was the first time I heard the term "Aviate-Navigate-Communicate". At the time, I never gave it much thought, and did not fully understand the principal. #1 Aviate Fly the airplane. This is of the utmost importance! Keeping... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2015 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
The world is full of self-important, self-absorbed, and self-promoting people. I prefer humble people. They are truly a breath of fresh air when I meet them. Humility seems to be a virtue that is losing ground in today’s world. Humble people do not make for good TV. The media prefers... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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The nationally accreditted CPEthink.com has recently taken on Life Leaderships- Financial Fitness Program as an accreditted course for Coninuing Professional Education for CPA's. CPAs will recieve 22 credits upon competion with a 70% score and above. www.FinancialFitness47.com Course Details - Go to Course Contents New ! ! ! QAS Registry... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2014 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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Can you remember when you were a child and the child-like dream you had and the journeys you’d embark upon in your imagination? Maybe you had dreams of being like your heroes or others you looked up to. Then somewhere along the way life came along and those dreams took... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
Leadership development appears to be one of those luxury items, something that the company can live without. And it is, or is it? What happens when you have leaders that need to develop good skills and the resources are just not invested? Employees these days are not willing to work... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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Saul Alinsky died about 43 years ago, but his writings influenced those in political control of our nation today....... Died: June 12, 1972, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Ca Education: University of Chicago Spouse: Irene Alinsky Books: Rules for Radicals, Reveille for Radicals Anyone out there think that this stuff isn't happening today in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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How do you figure out the bottom line for your organization, business, department, team, or group? In many businesses, the bottom line is literally the bottom line. Profit determines whether you are succeeding. But dollars should not always be the primary measure of success. Would you measure the ultimate success... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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This is one of the most inspiring stories ever told in Hollywood. His name is Sylvestar Stallone. One of the BIGGEST and Most famous American Movie superstars. Back in the day, Stallone was a struggling actor in every definition. At some point, he got so broke that he stole his... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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To be a leader means you should be brave and fearless, this however is easier said than done. After all, everyone has their own set of fears and leaders are no different. Despite your existing fears however, there are ways of becoming a fearless leader and a good one at... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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Did you know the star comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, froze with stage fright the first time he got in front of an audience? The audience chased him off the stage with derisive laughter and boos. He had to fight through the shame and fear from this early experience to gain the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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What do Peyton Manning, LeBron James, and Lionel Messi have in common? Second-place finishes... Manning’s Broncos were crushed 43-8 in the Super Bowl, the San Antonio Spurs handily defeated Lebron James and the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals, and Argentina, led by Messi, lost 1-0 to Germany in the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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George S. Patton. Old Blood and Guts. A Four Star General in the U.S. Army during World War II who was so tough he could eat shoe leather and sh*t nails. In his 36 years of distinguished service, he earned the Purple Heart, 2 Distinguished Service Crosses, 3 Distinguished Service... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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So often we are so concerned on focusing on what we don’t have that we forget to be grateful for all that we do have. Remember to be grateful for having a roof over your head that keeps you warm and cozy. Be thankful for the clothing and food that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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Have you ever felt that your days just get away from you? At the end of each day, you wonder where the time has gone, feeling nothing was accomplished? If you can relate to this happening, it's because your days are taking control of you. Don't let your days rule... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2014 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
You may have heard from some so-called friends that what you have been striving for is not within your reach. Have you ever heard words like these or maybe they have come to you from supervisors through their annual review of your work performance. The question is, do you believe... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2014 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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A Psychologist walked around a room while teaching Stress Management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they'd be asked the "Half empty or Half full" question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired: "How heavy is this glass of water?" Answers called... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2014 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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Do you want to know the financial secret of one of the world’s wealthiest man? Are you ready to move out of debt and into financial emancipation? If so, then read on and change your life. Warren Buffett is considered to be one of the world’s most successful investors in... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2014 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
When Shaquille O'neal was drafted into the NBA, he spent the first million that he earned within 30 minutes. O'neal then received a phone call from his banker, who scolded him, and told him that he would end up joining the list of former athletes who ended up broke if... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2014 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog
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Although having a million bucks isn’t as impressive as it once was, it’s still nothing to sneeze at. In fact, Reuters reports that in 2009 there are 7.8 million millionaires in the United States. That’s a lot of people and the odds are one or two of them are living... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2014 at Denny Smith Leadership Blog