Altar Calls, Conferences, and Why Change Is So Hard

Altar Calls, Conferences, and Why Change Is So Hard

I live in a state of constant frustration. Well, frustration is a strong word. Maybe “dissatisfaction” is more appropriate. But some days it sure feels like frustration. Frustrated with the gap between where I am and where I want to be. Frustrated at the level of...

How To Fill Your Tank (MUST WATCH!!)

I watched this video at a business breakfast last year & absolutely loved it! Speaking to leaders, Wayne Cordeiro gave this message titled “Dead Leader Running.” Below is a short excerpt on How To Fill Your Tank. Wayne also shares the following: What...
Perfection or Excellence?

Perfection or Excellence?

[callout]This post was inspired by a quote shared by Michael Hyatt. If you haven’t discovered Michael’s blog or podcast yet, I can’t recommend them enough! You can find him here: http://michaelhyatt.com[/callout] We all readily admit perfectionism is...
12 Things Successful People Do Differently

12 Things Successful People Do Differently

I recently found this great infographic of 12 things that successful people do differently.  The list was created by Marc and Angel and was converted into a graphic by Valerie Woerner. (Both are excellent blogs by the way!)   [reminder]What is one thing on the list...
Action Always Precedes Success

Action Always Precedes Success

I love Proverbs 10:4. It’s a verse that inspires me to push through fear and take action. I don’t see myself as “lazy” (who does?), but it is a temptation for me to spend my time planning to do something, rather than just do it. This verse is a...
How $20 Can Change Your Life

How $20 Can Change Your Life

As you can imagine, I’m a big proponent of creating a vision for your life and then setting specific goals to fulfill that vision. Statistics overwhelmingly enforce the power of goal-setting. Yet after years of failing to achieve simple New Year’s Resolutions, the...
Three Reasons You Must Succeed

Three Reasons You Must Succeed

Both of my grandpa’s smoked. One of them died of a heart attack when I was four, and I essentially never got to know him. The other overcame his addiction and I was privileged to know him well into my twenties. He pursued success that mattered (in the area of...
My Best Advice On Productivity

My Best Advice On Productivity

There’s so many gadgets out there to help you be productive, such as software, apps, planners, and systems. But to be honest with you, I’ve found that I tend to use the gadgets as a way of re-shuffling my stuff rather than doing it (it’s a fun way to...
The Art of the Start

The Art of the Start

Start. Just…start. For the love of your family and your future…start. You won’t regret starting, I promise. Even if you quit, it’s still better to start than to do nothing. God loves steering people, but you have to get moving. You can either...