Imagine a world where you as a leader have time to focus on the few really important tasks, projects or future states you would like to build towards. Imagine having … Continue Reading
It is commonly accepted that people don’t like change. I do not believe this to be true, or at least not as it is written. It should actually read like … Continue Reading
Standing out from the crowd is one of the most difficult things anyone can do. Being different brings attention and quite possibly negative reactions from the crowd. Most people do … Continue Reading
After ten years of taking college courses, I have finally finished the last requirement, and received my Bachelor of Science in Technical Management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. It was … Continue Reading
Many of us insist the main impediment to a full, successful life is the outside world. In fact, the most common enemy lies within: our ego. Early in our careers, … Continue Reading
I thought it was when I tore my ACL in my right knee completely apart. Now that hurt. A lot. But, several years later I began having tingling and numbness … Continue Reading
For many years Texas No limit Hold-Em (NLH) tournaments were the realm of poker professionals and remained a seemingly out-of-reach game of complex hand and people reading. Indeed, NLH is … Continue Reading
Nine years into my Marine Corps career, I received orders to recruiting duty. This meant I was about to enter the world of sales – pretty much the last job … Continue Reading
The Japanese term “Kaizen”, roughly translated, means “good change” or “continuous improvement”, and is typically found in the business environment. The website LeanProduction.com defines Kaizen as “…a strategy where employees … Continue Reading
What’s up? How are you doing? How many times a day do we hear or utter these phrases? How many times do we hear or give a real answer? Do … Continue Reading
Sent to the most violent battlefield in Iraq, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin’s SEAL task unit faced a seemingly impossible mission: help U.S. forces secure Ramadi, a city deemed “all … Continue Reading
“Hal Elrod is a genius and his book The Miracle Morning has been magical in my life. What Hal has done is taken the ‘best practices’—developed over centuries of human … Continue Reading
Conventional wisdom in American football dictates that on 4th down, the rational thing to do is punt the football away if your team is outside your opponent’s 40 yard line. … Continue Reading
Take a moment today to tell someone you love them. Your wife, kids, mom, dad, neighbor – it doesn’t matter – just make sure they feel it.
The 1995 hit movie Braveheart depicted the Scottish people’s struggle for freedom against England and was centered around the Scotts hero, William Wallace. The movie’s first large battle pitted the … Continue Reading
On October 30, 1974, Muhammed Ali defeated George Foreman for the boxing Undisputed Heavyweight title. The fight took place in Kinshasa, Zaire and was dubbed the “Rumble in the Jungle” … Continue Reading
I have a fascination with people who accomplish the impossible or improbable because they were unconventional in their thinking and actions. Typically also an underdog, unconventional thinkers do things other … Continue Reading
Why is it so difficult sometimes to finish what we start or accomplish what we set out to? Are we chasing too many goals, especially goals that are not related? … Continue Reading
The “”disease”” of self-deception (acting in ways contrary to what one knows is right) underlies all leadership problems in today’s organizations, according to the premise of this work. However well … Continue Reading
Most people hate change. However, without change, we cannot grow and can become complacent. An excellent article posted at Inc.com discusses why change is essential.
In bestsellers such as Purple Cow and Tribes, Seth Godin taught readers how to make remarkable products and spread powerful ideas. But this book is about you-your choices, your future, … Continue Reading
Some words of motivation from a couple of my favorites, Les Brown and Eric Thomas.
American life can be excessive, to say the least. That’s what Jen Hatmaker had to admit after taking in hurricane victims who commented on the extravagance of her family’s upper … Continue Reading
This #1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing. … Continue Reading
We all get distracted. There are more distractions now than ever before. Every advertisement and commercial is designed to draw your attention. We are connected 24/7 to information via television, … Continue Reading
In The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize–winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be … Continue Reading
The Slight Edge is a way of thinking, a way of processing information that enables you to make the daily choices that will lead you to the success and happiness … Continue Reading
To prioritize, use these 3 steps from Warren Buffett: Write down all your priorities. Narrow it down to the top 3. Throw away the rest of the list.
When a career-ending injury left elite athlete and professional football player Lewis Howes out of work and living on his sister’s couch, he decided he needed to make a change … Continue Reading
At the core of the authors’ message is the idea that when people take personal ownership of their organization’s goals and accept responsibility for their own performance, they become more … Continue Reading
The target audience for this book was originally the CEO who has already been successful. However, I believe the principles presented can apply to most anyone. The author presents powerful … Continue Reading
In order to grow and change, you must move beyond where you are now. Taking the next step means challenging yourself with new experiences and being uncomfortable.
It is time to work on your dreams. Make a list. Be honest. Create daily action steps to advance toward your goals.
This looked like an interesting read about the culture Jesus grew up and lived in, as well as the relevant social, political and economics of the time. Order your copy … Continue Reading
An excellent quote to live by and share.