FRANKLY FRIDAYS

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Roses Don’t Grow on Twigs
"The world will flock to see your roses, yet nobody stops to admire the stems and soil they grow from." In one casual sentence, my buddy Jon summed up the problem, and the solution with achieving...
Roses Don’t Grow on Twigs
"The world will flock to see your roses, yet nobody stops to admire the stems and soil they grow from." In one casual sentence, my buddy Jon summed up the problem, and the solution with achieving...
Your Beliefs and Your Decisions
You have a lifetime of experiences – things that have happened to you and things that you have made happen. Some happened by accident, some on purpose. Regardless, your brain formed a series of...
Follow the Science
The machines harvested the cotton, spun it into your sheets, and washed them clean. The natural gas controller, fan motor, and thermostat kept your house warm. The microchip processed the app...
What You Tolerate, You Encourage
Your mind was an open field. So was your business, your marriage, your household, your body... your everything really... was once an open field. When you started out your fields were full of rich...
The People on Your Path
Pay at the pump is broken so you go inside to pay the clerk for your gas. An old friend shows up in your news feed to share a life update. An elderly gentleman slows your line at the grocery...
You Should Not Fear ____.
A lion does not fear fighting. It was made to conquer all other beasts. A bird does not fear falling. It was made to fly. A fish does not fear drowning. It was made to swim. Their entire DNA...
Flying In The Clouds
When you're first learning how to fly, all of your lessons are learned in clear blue skies. With no bad weather, you can always see the ground below you. "Up" and "down" are obvious. But at some...
If You Were You, and I Were Me…
"I'm stuck." "I'm so freaking burned out." "If only I had more time." You're sitting across from a good friend listening to him moan and groan about the disparity between where he is and...
Do You Remember?
Do you remember? Do you remember when you once longed for exactly what you have right now? A car A house A spouse A job that you enjoy More time to yourself A friend you can trust A skill...