Feed Your Future

Today, you will encounter someone who: Confuses you Frustrates you Makes you jealous Suggests you’re inadequate Keeps you stuck What did you get today? You got what was in their tank. They may [...]

It Only Takes a Little Bit

I was a B student. Not because getting an A was hard. But because getting a B… was easy. Until 3rd quarter in 4rd grade when my dad sat me down at the dining room table with my report card in his [...]

Bought and Freed

One day in 1791, a man showed up to a Virginia courthouse, proclaimed “I will pay the highest price for their freedom,” and then proceeded to emancipate every slave he had inherited. His name was [...]

Advice on Advice

My friend Bill is an incredible husband, business leader, mentor, Jesus follower, aviator, and friend. I cherish his advice as much as anyone I’ve ever known… Except for when it comes to [...]

Ridiculous Wishes

I felt all one-thousand, eight hundred seconds tick down on the face of that flimsy clock, on that manilla brick wall, in that dreadful classroom, on every school day from March 17th, 2004 until [...]

Knew It but Didn’t Do It

A couple of months ago I spent a whole week in flight safety school. Specifically, I was studying what makes the difference between safe pilots and dead pilots. I learned that 93% of all [...]

The Things That Can Get You

Blind spots usually don’t reveal themselves until it’s too late. That’s why it’s a really good idea to check for them often. You cannot see your own blind spots (hence their name). It takes the [...]

Small Moves > Big Moves

50 Days Ago You made big promises. Ordered salad. Put down a vice. Wrote in your journal. Read a book. You walked back into work with a different spring in your step. You shared your goal with [...]

Giving Is the Only Way

  “How to keep employees” It’s a phrase that was searched 1,900% more often in November 2023 versus November 2013. But you’re not surprised, are you? Neither am I. My conference room has [...]

You Are What You Don’t Let Go Of

The need to be liked The belief that something bad is about to happen The expectation for everything to be perfect and ideal The determination of being “right” The anger of being hurt by someone [...]