Beyond Adversity

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Future Planning


Photo credit: Karsten Wurth


To remain present while thinking about the future.


You have no time or energy to plan a better future because you waste too much time . . .

  1. Thinking about the past
  2. Complaining about the present
  3. Solving problems that are no longer relevant

To plan for a better future, you may need to give up some of your current activities. Yet at times, it seems difficult, impossible, or unwise to walk away from the present and plan a better future.


“Planning consciously for the future is one of the best tools to stay grounded in the present.” ~ Marie Forleo


Thank to Marie Forleo for the tweatable quote; Google for helping me find the quote; and all the people who, directly or indirectly, made it possible to add the picture, text, and links in this post.

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Even after brain surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation treatments to eradicate his brain cancer, Scott continued to work; continued to study; and earned professional certifications from the Project Management Institute, American Society of Quality, and Stanford University School of Professional Development. How were all of these achievements possible at a time when Scott was struggling with the hurdles of brain injury? The answers are in this blog.

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During the past 13 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! I can explain how to overcome your challenges. I am a very active Toastmaster and a motivational speaker.