“You don’t have to believe what I am saying, you just have to believe that I believe what I am saying”. I heard this quote by Ed Mylett while watching an interview and it hit a nerve. It articulated a feeling that I have from time to time while listening to people. Continue reading “Don’t Believe Me”
A few weeks ago, I had some siding work done on my house. I asked Chip, the contractor, “How are you doing?” His reply was, “Well, I woke up this morning… so, I get another chance.” Those four words, I Get Another Chance, have been stuck in my mind and heart ever since. Chip chose to face his day, his problems, and his work with anticipation instead of apprehension and dread.
God help me seize this chance.
That encounter with Chip and those four words have changed my life. Unless I died yesterday, I get another chance!
I preach this to myself and my children on a daily basis “Do your have to’s before you do your want to’s”. Our fast paced, over-stimulated, screen based world pulls and sometimes demands our attention. We must stop, take account, and realize that we are not actors in someone else’s play or pawns to be moved and used without regard. Continue reading “A Friendship With Self-Discipline”
#GetRealToday #JordanPeterson #12RulesForLife
My overwhelming disposition is service. I don’t know if it was because of my childhood, the paths I have chosen, my spiritual relationship with Jesus, the books I read, or the cold hard fact that my business cannot survive without it. No matter the reason, service has served me well 🙂 Continue reading “Service Over Self”
Dreams of a better day, dreams of more money, more happiness, closer relationships, bigger house, smaller house, better health, less debt, just fill in the blank _______ with yours. Everyone has dreams… So what? Well, wouldn’t it be nice to have at least a few of those dreams come to pass? Lets look at a simple method to get on track with making a plan, taking some action and moving some dreams into reality.
If you get too wrapped up chasing your dreams… you will often run right by your opportunities. #FillTheNeed
Starting and running a business is one of the most exciting things you can do on this planet. Every day you have to get the creative juices flowing to solve all kinds of problems generated by customer requests. But after the problem is solved, and the customer is happy, and the excitement of accomplishment has subsided, you still have a business to run. Continue reading “3 Boss Business Rules”