Inspiration, Leadership, Leading Self, Leading Teams, Personal Development, Priority Management, Productivity, Roles of Influencers, Self-Development

4 Ways to Live Well

No Comments 01 February 2017

4 Ways to Live Well Most of us love to receive verbal affirmation. Hearing things like, “good job!” and “well done!” can invigorate and refresh us, especially after working hard and giving our all. But as satisfying as it to to hear those words in response to a short-term success—like getting a good grade on […]

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Inspiration, Personal Development, Self-Development

Public Speaking As An Introvert

No Comments 17 August 2016

Public Speaking As An Introvert I grew up as an introvert. I was very shy and quiet. Because of this, I absolutely dreaded speaking in public. School assignments involving public speaking were the worst. I would have preferred being stranded on an island all alone than speak to a small group of my peers. I […]

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Inspiration, Leading Self, Personal Development, Roles of Influencers, Self-Development

Three Things Common People Do

1 Comment 04 April 2016

Part 1 of a 2-Part Series: Three Things Common People Do When Kevin and I wrote our first book on Uncommon Influence, we interviewed a lot of uncommon people. We interviewed leaders, business owners and others who had impacted the lives those around them. We wanted to find the secret to uncommon influence. We knew some […]

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Inspiration, Leading Self, Leading Teams, Personal Development, Running, Self-Development

Embracing The Storm

3 Comments 18 March 2016

Embracing the Storm This Sunday, myself and around 40 members of our team and a few of our customers will be running either a full or half marathon. I’ve been eagerly looking forward to this race for weeks—but as I started paying more attention to the weather forecast for race day, that excitement began to […]

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Inspiration, Leading Self, Personal Development

The Benefit of Thinking Bigger

No Comments 01 December 2015

The Benefit Of Thinking Bigger One day, a young inner-city boy went to his mom and pitched to her an idea: to start his very own t-shirt line. His mother then asked him to paint a picture of what this little business would look like, and he explained to her that he just wanted to […]

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Inspiration, Leadership, Leading Teams, Personal Development, Roles of Influencers, Vision

A Lesson From The Walk

No Comments 07 October 2015

A Lesson From “The Walk” On August 7, 1974 something ridiculously bold happened. French high-wire artist Philippe Petit walked between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center on a wire—1,350 feet above the ground, without the aid of a cable or safety net. The sheer insanity of his stunt captured the attention of people […]

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Inspiration, Productivity

#12/101 Secrets of Highly Productive People: Reap the Harvest and Finish Well

Comments Off on #12/101 Secrets of Highly Productive People: Reap the Harvest and Finish Well 20 March 2014

A parable. Farmer Goodpasture invested time during the winter repairing his equipment and planning for the upcoming growing season. By the time spring rolled around, he was ready. With properly working equipment and a well thought out plan, he prepared his field and planted seed.

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Inspiration, Productivity, Strategy and Planning, Vision

#9/101 Secrets of Highly Productive People: They Plant Seeds

Comments Off on #9/101 Secrets of Highly Productive People: They Plant Seeds 14 February 2014

Nothing grows without a seed being planted. Where a good seed is planted, there is reason to hope for a good harvest. However, if there is no seed in the ground, there is no hope or expectation of harvest. Earl Nightingale may have put it best when he said: Suppose a farmer has some land, […]

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