Like many I watched the Super Bowl this past weekend. It’s always been an enjoyable time for my family, watching the pinnacle of a tough fought season. It’s hard to not have great respect for the accomplishment. As the game evolved, I sat in awe watching the momentum shifting, as Atlanta failed to maintain their […]
I once knew a very successful business leader who would often say “Fail Fast!” I had another friend who would regularly teach others to “Fail Forward!” More recently I came across a quote that said “If you want to speed up your success, double your rate of failures.” What is it about failure that is […]
There is a well known hymn titled I Need Thee Every Hour that holds a special place in my heart. It has always meant that I didn’t have to be alone. It has helped me through difficult times and strengthened me when I felt weak. Written by poet and songwriter Annie Hawks in 1872, and […]
Be still, my soul; the Lord is on thy side; Bear patiently the cross of grief or pain; Leave to thy God to order and provide; In every change He faithful will remain. Be still, my soul; thy best, thy heavenly, Friend Through thorny ways leads to a joyful end. Be still, my soul; thy […]
OK, so today is my birthday. When you wake up on your birthday, you think about your life perhaps a little more than normal. “Am I doing things right?” “Am I being my best self?” “Am I making a difference?” “Why am I getting out of bed when there is still a 5 on the […]
I once posted a picture of a cat on my FB page. It raised some questions, not the least of which was “Why?” It’s because when I mentor people, one small part of what I teach them is about what we can learn from a cat. In truth, I think we are all a little like […]
Several weeks ago I had a thought which I quickly scribbled down on a sticky note and stuck on my desk. I had a feeling this was a thought I needed to hold on to. After finally coming to understand what this thought truly meant, I decided it would be wise of me to share […]
I’m writing this fun little post in part because of a recent challenge. I was actually dared to write about a hypothetical sandwich cookie comprised of my favorite ingredient, Hope. Challenge accepted! Let me illustrate what I mean… Yes, that is a cookie… really, its a cookie! I’m often challenged by people who doubt my […]
How many times have you heard the saying “Can’t see the forest for the trees” and wondered exactly what it means? Perhaps you’ve wondered where the saying originated? Even in the 1500’s this was an expression used in common conversation. It carried the same meaning as it does today; the idea that a person is […]
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