Surround Yourself with Good (MM)

   "You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with."-Jim Rohn       We have all heard this quote or a variation of it at some point of our life.  Maybe it was in a class.  Maybe it came from your mother when she questioned you about the friends you … Continue reading Surround Yourself with Good (MM)

What Are You Chasing Anyway?

  Everyone I know is chasing something in life. Notice I said something and not someone.  There is a clear and definable difference.  Now, I am not talking about your friends in your circle of trust.  Because I am a big advocate of having friends smarter and more accomplished than you. I believe that true friendship … Continue reading What Are You Chasing Anyway?

Failures and Successes

I have failed. So much that at one point in time it affected my attitude towards life.  I have doubted myself many times. I failed at the first blog last year.  I had no idea what I was doing. Failed to progress through the ranks because I made the mistake of comparing myself to others.   … Continue reading Failures and Successes

How To Become Better

Many of us have heard the above words in one phrase or another.  But how many of us truly took the words to heart and tried to apply them?  I can truthfully say that throughout my military career I have.  And a lot of times the learning curve was very damn steep.  But I always … Continue reading How To Become Better

The reason I write

I write a lot to just get out my inner thoughts.  A lot of times I am talking to myself more than anything.  Not always knowing that I am helping someone get back on track.  I am humbled to see words like below come across my Facebook timeline. "Antonio Vereen, this should be enough motivation … Continue reading The reason I write

Surround Yourself

Good morning Dreamers!  How is everyone on this great Sunday?  I hope that you all are well.  More importantly you are taking some time to make yourself better.  I have found that having positive goal driven people in my circle makes me better in the long run.  My friends are smarter than me.  More athletic, … Continue reading Surround Yourself