Don’t Trust Your Heart

Don’t Trust Your Heart

Good Morning, One thing that has always intrigued me is the question of why really smart people make some really dumb decisions?  Why do otherwise rational and intelligent individuals do some very irrational, stupid things? The answer is often that they trusted their...
Direction, Not Intention

Direction, Not Intention

Good Morning, I promised you this week I would let you in on what Andy Stanley defines as the Principle of the Path.  So here it is: Direction – Not Intention – Leads to Destination You might be saying: “I waited a week for that!”  I agree it is simple,...
Paths Take You Places

Paths Take You Places

Good Morning, Over the next several weeks we are going to be very pragmatic in our consideration of the paths we are on in life. This impacts our personal, professional, family and spiritual lives. We will be using as a framework for thought, the fantastic book The...
Can You Laugh at Yourself?

Can You Laugh at Yourself?

Good Morning, Last week we talked about not taking everything so seriously. This week I want to apply that same thought to another area of life that can get out of balance.  Not only do we sometimes take others too seriously we can also take ourselves much too...
Is it Really that Important?

Is it Really that Important?

Good Morning, One of the life lessons it took me far too long to learn is to stop dying on mountains that weren’t worth dying on. In fact, to say that I have “learned” it is probably an overstatement. It takes constant reminding.  For example, as I reflect on my life...
What do You Need to Stop Saying?

What do You Need to Stop Saying?

Good Morning, One of my theories about life and business is this: If the people you are working with are nice you can have fun. If they aren’t it probably doesn’t matter what you are doing.  It is probably going to be painful.  In the latter scenario one of the most...
How Will You Look Back on 2019

How Will You Look Back on 2019

Good Morning, Imagine for a moment that today is December 31, 2019. The year has gone by and you find yourself standing at the end of it looking back. What do you see? What are you saying about it? Did you redeem the time well? Are you looking back on it with a sense...
Goal Setting Got the Best of You?

Goal Setting Got the Best of You?

As you enter the New Year, goal setting is on your mind. You may be overwhelmed by where to go, how to plan, or how to even move forward. You could be wondering what to do next. Does this sound like you? Studies have shown that those who hire a coach reach their goals...
Joy Unspeakable

Joy Unspeakable

Good Morning, Tomorrow we celebrate Christmas. Despite all the attempts to water down the meaning of Christmas and the trend to substitute the word “holiday”, the true meaning of this day is the coming to earth of our Hope. Our Savior, Prince of Peace, Lamb of God,...
Grabbing the Moment

Grabbing the Moment

Good Morning, Have you ever looked back on a decision you did or did not make and wish the opportunity would come along again?  While sometimes the chance presents itself a second time, often it does not.  That does not necessarily mean that you won’t have other...