Failing Towards Success

The Success/Failure Paradigm

HandshakeEveryone fails in life. It is how we see failure that defines our future. Successful people fail more often than average people. Successful people tend to see failure through a different lens, choosing to see failure as a detour rather than a wall.

John Maxwell wrote a well-known book called, “ Failing Forward, Turning Failures Into Stepping Stones to Success”. In his book he describes how achievers have a different perception and response to failure. Maxwell reveals his secrets to moving beyond failure, using failure as a stepping-stone to success.

Successful people ask different questions when faced with failure. If we see failure as a teacher rather than rejection or a statement of our worth, this change in perception can be the key to great learning. If we ask ourselves some simple questions our failure can lead us to new opportunities.

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San Diego Relocation Benefits

Welcome to Sun, Beaches, and Great Weather

SD PierThere are many benefits to a San Diego relocation or temporary assignment.  To start, temperatures of 70 degrees Fahrenheit year round are the norm, with little or no humidity. San Diego is one of the top ranked cities to live in the United States, according to Money Magazine Best Places to Live 2010. If you like sun, San Diego is a great place to live, with more sunny days per year than many places in the United States.

Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of a San Diego relocation or temporary assignment:

Weather: San Diego has consistent temperatures of 70 degrees with a soft coastal breeze blowing through your windows to help keep the air quality clean.

Pack away your sweaters because you will rarely need them living in San Diego.

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Auto Transport Shipping Tips

Less Stress: Auto Transport Strategies

dog-in-boxMany times when you accept a temporary assignment or relocation you don’t realize all the details that will be involved in your move. Most families own two autos; if you are flying to your new city of residence, not driving, there will be two autos to transport to your new residence. The mechanics of auto shipping are foreign to most people. It is not as easy as shipping a package. The process is simple, but not always easy.

Shipping an auto cross-country can seem like a daunting undertaking. We would like to offer some tips that can help reduce the stress and possible complications of shipping your auto to your new city of residence.

Try to keep your expectations realistic: Generally you will be provided with estimates for both pick-up and drop-off dates. You might not have considered the possibility of a delay due to weather, breakdown, road construction, or traffic. The auto transport company you choose will be working diligently to ensure your vehicle arrives at your home or terminal safely and in a timely manner.

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Top 10 Tips for Moving with Children

Moving Success with Less Stress with Children

Family unpacking boxes in new home smilingChange is tough for everyone, but it can be earth rocking for children. Creating a successful move starts with us, the adults embracing change, because kids pick up on our anxieties. Whether it’s a temporary assignment or relocation, there will be a lot of changes for your family. Preparation is key to a stress-free move.

Many of us at SuiteAmerica have families and we have moved many times. As a company, we help others with relocation and temporary assignments by taking the stress out of their moves; so we have listed what has worked for us and our clients; to help you with your move with your children:

  1. Communicate and keep them in the loop: As soon as you know you will be moving, due to relocation or a temporary assignment, be sure to include your children in the conversation. No one likes things sprung on them, let alone our children, so don’t wait till it is a sure thing-keep them informed, at their level, about your process.  Listen, listen, and listen-let them feel comfortable telling you about their fears, anxieties, hopes, and questions. Continue reading “Top 10 Tips for Moving with Children”