Beyond Adversity

Enjoying Life After Adversity

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Planning for the Future

Photo credit: Ashley Knedler

Planning is not the beginning of the journey, but it is difficult to achieve goals without it. Sometimes, achieving goals requires a series of fairly obvious steps, but sometimes life throws a few obstacles at you, and the next steps are not so obvious. If what you see is a complex path or no path to success, find a mentor, coach, or guide who can help you see a less-complicated path, then plan a different future.

At first, it was just an idea. I knew what I wanted to achieve, but I did not know exactly how to achieve it. I took a few steps, but progress was slow and the window of opportunity was closing fast. Thankfully, a friend realized I needed guidance. Even though she was extremely busy, she made time to help.

Thank you for the guidance and support. I appreciate your help.

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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.