Life Lessons are everywhere. The task is to slow down and find them. The trick is to apply them to your situation. Let's see how the lessons I observed can be applied to you! This winter I'm working from Nashville. As expected - this town is amazing! What I didn't expect was the amount of inspiration to be found on every corner and in every Honky-Tonk (and there are a lot of … [Read more...]
Do Your Dreams Scare You? If not – you’re doing it wrong!
"If your dreams don't scare you - they're not big enough!" I saw this sign during a recent vacation and have not been able to stop thinking about it. In fact, my wife bought me the mug for Father's Day so I can obsess on a daily basis (thanks Honey)! After about a month of staring at the mug and thinking about it, I'm ready to share my observations (and hopefully hide the … [Read more...]
What the “Bowels of the Bayou” Can Teach You About Life
I didn't want to do it. In fact, if I died at age 150 and never did it - I wouldn't care. I couldn't understand why anyone would ever want to! I'm not talking about picking up dog poop, balancing my checkbook or getting a root canal. It is nothing that manageable. Nope, I'm talking about visiting Mississippi! Let's be honest - who wants to live in Mississippi?! I know New … [Read more...]
I Wish You Lots of Failure in 2016!
Happy New Year! With 2016 just days away, my wish for you is failure - lots of it! Yup - you heard me right, but before you click away, let me explain... Long ago my father gave me a warning. At the time, I let it go in one ear and out the other (as I tended to do). His warning was quite simple - "Be aware," he said, "Fear increases with age." While not as long or … [Read more...]
The Top 3 Reasons You Stopped Loving Your Job
Your commute is over. You plop down at your desk and fire up the computer. How's it feel? Seriously, which thought tends to kick off your day: "Here we go - back at the ol' grindstone." or "Here we go - this should be a great day!" Don't get me wrong - I'm not one of those obnoxious motivational people. You know who I'm talking about - If you cut off his arm he … [Read more...]