Courtney B. Vance turns 50 today.

Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE.

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EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

Today’s ‘Live Better With Willie Jolley’ Tip: Find The Positive in Negative Times

Today’s tip for success is focused on helping you overcome this challenging economy. It is taken from my new book, Turn Setbacks Into Greenbacks. I met a gentleman one day who told me he saw me on television. He came up to me and started rattling off about how bad things were for his business and business in general. He said, “Did you hear about how bad things are here and how bad things are there? Did you hear that so-and-so lost their business? Did you hear?” Before he could go full steam head, I stopped him and said, “If you are looking for someone to commiserate with, you’ve got the wrong guy!” I am aware that there are some tough situations all around, but I decided I am not going to dwell on the problems. Instead, I am thinking and looking at all the great opportunities. Now is the time when the winners are made! I am working harder than ever, and I am planning to have my best year yet. I realize there are some challenges out in the business world; but wherever there are challenges, there are opportunities. This is a time to create success out of difficulties.

Visit my website at www.williejolley.com for more information on turning your setbacks into greenbacks, and make this a great day!

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

March 12: Singer Al Jarreau is 70. Singer Marlon Jackson of The Jacksons is 53. Actor Courtney B. Vance is 50.

WEBSITE OF THE WEEK

With all the recent drama surrounding Toyota’s massive recall, you need ongoing info about vehicle safety. Get it here: www.safercar.gov

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BLACK HISTORY

Mar. 12, 1791: Benjamin Banneker and Pierre Charles L’Enfant are commissioned to lay out the District of Columbia. (Source: www.BlackFacts.com)