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It’s not what you know, but who you know.

By Toby Riley / August 20, 2015 /

The title makes an important point.  Education and knowledge is important, I am definitely not debating that point.  In fact, the reason support and connections is important is to fill in those gaps of knowledge.  I can tell you honestly that I would not be where I am today without the help and support from…

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Vacation is over and I have 2 take home points.

By Toby Riley / August 6, 2015 /

My family and I have been home from our vacation in Myrtle Beach, SC for 2 weeks now.  After a week at the beach, we stopped off in North Carolina to see some good friends for the night before returning home.  Having been to Myrtle Beach before, we didn’t feel rushed to “see the sites…

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A New Phase of Life

By Toby Riley / July 9, 2015 /

I have not posted in a couple weeks due to a lot of professional changes happening in my life.  For those reading that don’t know, I have left the group of counselors that I was originally associated with, and opened my own office.  This has been an adventure in itself, as I had to find…

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Hurting others

By Toby Riley / June 17, 2015 /

I would love to be able to say that this post was a topic that came to me randomly and I just wanted to talk about it.  That is not how it happened.  This topic is on my mind because I made a mistake and hurt someone’s trust in me.  It happens, right?  But, for…

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My First Post

By Toby Riley / June 13, 2015 /

I guess the best “first post” would be to explain the blog name.  The reasoning behind the name may come as a surprise.  It actually has little to due with me being a counselor.  I’ll explain: When I was younger, I saw a movie (the title escapes me right now).  There was a reoccurring gag…

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