The year after I graduated from college, I went to live in China for a year to teach English and study Mandarin Chinese. Considering I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, this may seem odd. But as a language major at my college, I was encouraged to take a year of an additional language, so I chose Mandarin Chinese. At the time, I thought I wanted to do international business, so speaking English, Spanish and Mandarin Chinese seemed like a wise move to make. I signed a contract to work at the Leewen Foreign Language Institute in...Read More
Author: Graham Honeycutt
Written by: Graham Honeycutt We live in a culture that tells us doing more means having it all. But studies tell an entirely different story. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics determined that employee productivity has only grown an unfortunate .3 percent over the past three years, yet we are working longer hours than ever. The average work week has increased from 40 hours to 50 hours, in fact. The key to productivity doesn’t lie in trying to do more and get more done, but rather in doing less and getting the right things done. “Hustle” is a buzz...Read More
Written by: Graham Honeycutt Conduct a quick Google search on the divorce rate among families with a special needs child and you will quickly find a plethora of articles that show the divorce rate is higher than the national average. Similarly, run one on the divorce rate among families with twins or multiples and you will also see a similar result. These statistics are understandable when considering the difficulties that come with these types of family dynamics. My wife and I have experienced both, and our marriage lives to tell. We have a 4-year-old daughter named Mikayla who has...Read More
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