Why do I get so excited about a Reliv Conference? Because I never forget where I came from. My first career was working in government. I worked as an Executive Correspondent for the governor of Illinois. As soon as the administration changed, I was back looking for work. I saw an ad with job applications as an electrician. With only 20 openings, somehow I was selected from over 400 applicants. At the time, it was a four-year apprenticeship, leading to a career as a journeyman wireman. I thought I’d won the lottery!
The people were great. The training was in-depth. And the work was fantastic… until it ran out! When the economy goes south, you find yourself unemployed, frustrated and broke. You want to work, but when there is no work it’s out of your control. This happened to me in the early 1980’s when Tiz (my wife) and I had two young children. I couldn’t help wonder, “Isn’t there a better way?” Continue reading “How One Reliv Conference Can Change Everything”