April 13th, 2017

Four Sides to Every Story (The Truth About Conflict)

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It seems we’ve had a lot of conflict lately. From international disagreements to dragging someone off a plane, we’ve seen significant conflict on … Continue reading

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January 3rd, 2017

One Thing I’ve Done to Stay Focused in 2017

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American author Bill Vaughan once wrote, “An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure … Continue reading

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November 15th, 2016

The Power of One Simple Choice

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There are some lessons we learn in life that stick with us forever, while others require constant reminders. For me, one of those lessons … Continue reading

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May 12th, 2016

Are You Committed to a Cause Greater Than Yourself?

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Day-to-day life can be rather boring. We often look forward to the exciting plans we make because it’s an opportunity to … Continue reading

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April 28th, 2016

How to Endure the Insanity of Air Travel

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I spent some time on an airplane today. As I sat in the airport watching people go by, I couldn’t help but think back to a time when … Continue reading

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April 19th, 2016

Why Failure May Be More Valuable Than Success

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The morning after a sixteen hour drive from Illinois, my father-in law walked into my office and asked, “Do we learn more from our … Continue reading

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April 5th, 2016

How to Build Accountability to Avoid the Hall of Blame

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Listen. Can you hear it? There is someone around you not taking the blame for something in their life. In fact, you hear it everywhere you go. The … Continue reading

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March 31st, 2016

Five Areas of Focus That Will Lead to a More Balanced Life

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Seven days in a week. It’s one of the few things we all have in common. From there, we all head in different directions regarding … Continue reading

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March 8th, 2016

How to Stand Out When Screwing Things Up

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Irish novelist James Joyce once wrote, “A man’s errors are his portals of discovery.” Some days I feel I’ve spent a little too much time … Continue reading

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February 17th, 2016

The Holiday of Love Gone Bad

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I knew I was in trouble the moment she walked into our bedroom. It was Valentine’s morning, and my wife bounced in with a card and an English Muffin cut into the shape of a … Continue reading

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