We’re taught as children to “be thankful for what we have” as a lesson against greed, envy, insecurity, and an entire slew of other feelings and emotions that we experience as we venture on to the playground of life for the first time. What we don’t realize then, and for some ever, is that lesson … More Want More? Start With This.
From the time we’re old enough to comprehend what this sentence means, we’re asked by literally almost everyone in our lives – “what do you want to be when you grow up?” As we get older, the pressure to answer this question becomes more and more real, because without an answer we might spend the … More What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?
I’ve just finished watching the second Presidential debate, and that’s what gave me the idea for this blog. No, this isn’t going to get political, rather, focusing on the word “choice.” Certainly, this November, the American voting public facing a great choice as they determine whom they believe the most fit to serve as President … More Decision 2016
I was standing in the bathroom at a friend of mine’s house the other night and on the wall are framed magazines from years ago. One in particular caught my eye. The February 7th, 1980, edition of Rolling Stone featured Fleetwood Mac on the cover with the subtitle: “They Dared to be Different.” That was 36 … More Being “Stuck” Is A Lie
This past week I had the great opportunity to speak to a group of leaders (from all different types of business) from the Nashville area. It’s always great to talk to a group of people that are committed to growth and development because they’re there to get as much out of the event as possible. … More Regain Control of Your Life in 3 Steps
Everything is either a burden or a gift, and the decision is up to you. The other day, I tweeted “Change burdens to privileges by changing the words “have to” to “get to” in your vocabulary, then watch the amazing shift in your attitude.” (I wish I could take full credit for this…this was actually … More Everything Is Either a Burden or a Gift
I was having a conversation with a friend in the music business the other night and he mentioned how difficult it can be for an artist to break through and “climb the mountain” that another artist has already climbed. In other words, if a “Carrie Underwood” has reached the peak of the mountain, other aspiring females … More Create Your Own Mountain