FRANKLY FRIDAYS

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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...