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When Am I Ever Gonna Use This Math??

If you ever have kids who complain about their Mathematics assignments and say, “When am I ever gonna use this?” – here’s something you can share with them. I was spotlighted this month on the Brigham Young University Mathematics Department Alumni page. Following is what it said – it just may help you answer that age-old question… “Leslie (Robertson) Householder graduated from BYU in 1996, she was deeply impacted by one professor’s insistence that the main purpose for studying Math is to gain problem-solving skills. Having experienced a number of unexpected life challenges after leaving BYU, and by

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Cherishing Those Teenage Boys

I have mixed emotions right now – thought I’d write to try and sort it all out. I’m going to be working with a woman soon to help her with her book as part of my Profitable Author Coaching program, and in preparation for my first call with her, I’ve been reading her blog. I’m a little concerned that this may be one especially difficult project for me, because as much as I look forward to helping her achieve her goals, the topic is tough. She lost her 16 year-old son to a heart disease less than 2 years ago, and her book and her blog is all about going through the grieving process and coming out on the other end okay.

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I didn’t trust God

I received an email the other day that was SO appreciated; here’s why: Even though I may have “written the book” on it, I still have to learn and re-learn the principles over and over again. (Yes, it’s true.) This is why: When I stop practicing them, I begin to doubt them. When I decide to apply myself to them again, I have to get back to that innocent, child-like faith – and it’s not always so easy to do. So to hear a story like this (below) helps me remember to keep it simple, and just trust. I hope that my sharing it with you will do the same for you: “Hi Leslie, Thanks so much for all of this amazing stuff. You probably hear stories like the

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Turning Your Ideas into Cash

Do you have an idea spinning inside your brain, but wonder if it could ever really make any money? You’re not alone. Thousands of folks have done it – really turned their ideas into cash. But it’s kind of a miracle, right? I mean, these folks just got lucky breaks. Surely. Trust Your Heart: Turn Your Ideas into Income, the new book from IdeaMarketers.com showcases 19 very different individuals who once sat in the same spot you are. Wanting to develop an idea and market it, but just wondering how. The publisher, Marnie Pehrson, called to ask if I would write a chapter for her book some time ago. My chapter is called “Confessions of

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When Am I Ever Gonna Use This Math??

If you ever have kids who complain about their Mathematics assignments and say, “When am I ever gonna use this?” – here’s something you can share with them. I was spotlighted this month on the Brigham Young University Mathematics Department Alumni page. Following is what it said – it just may help you answer that age-old question… “Leslie (Robertson) Householder graduated from BYU in 1996, she was deeply impacted by one professor’s insistence that the main purpose for studying Math is to gain problem-solving skills. Having experienced a number of unexpected life challenges after leaving BYU, and by

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Cherishing Those Teenage Boys

I have mixed emotions right now – thought I’d write to try and sort it all out. I’m going to be working with a woman soon to help her with her book as part of my Profitable Author Coaching program, and in preparation for my first call with her, I’ve been reading her blog. I’m a little concerned that this may be one especially difficult project for me, because as much as I look forward to helping her achieve her goals, the topic is tough. She lost her 16 year-old son to a heart disease less than 2 years ago, and her book and her blog is all about going through the grieving process and coming out on the other end okay.

Read More »

I didn’t trust God

I received an email the other day that was SO appreciated; here’s why: Even though I may have “written the book” on it, I still have to learn and re-learn the principles over and over again. (Yes, it’s true.) This is why: When I stop practicing them, I begin to doubt them. When I decide to apply myself to them again, I have to get back to that innocent, child-like faith – and it’s not always so easy to do. So to hear a story like this (below) helps me remember to keep it simple, and just trust. I hope that my sharing it with you will do the same for you: “Hi Leslie, Thanks so much for all of this amazing stuff. You probably hear stories like the

Read More »

Turning Your Ideas into Cash

Do you have an idea spinning inside your brain, but wonder if it could ever really make any money? You’re not alone. Thousands of folks have done it – really turned their ideas into cash. But it’s kind of a miracle, right? I mean, these folks just got lucky breaks. Surely. Trust Your Heart: Turn Your Ideas into Income, the new book from IdeaMarketers.com showcases 19 very different individuals who once sat in the same spot you are. Wanting to develop an idea and market it, but just wondering how. The publisher, Marnie Pehrson, called to ask if I would write a chapter for her book some time ago. My chapter is called “Confessions of

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