I was in New York City twice last week for work. What an amazing city! In my 30 minute walk to my destination I feel like I saw just about everything.
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Do you remember riding on a seesaw? I remember going so fast that I was actually lifted off my seat at the top as the wooden plank pivoted on the cent
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As many of you know, we renovated our kitchen this past summer. One of the last things we did was we had our hardwood floors refinished. They were 22-
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Last night Doug and I were watching an interesting documentary on Netflix about Bill Gates. At one point the interviewer asks Gates if his late mom
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Remember what’s important in life—every day. Check in. Take inventory. Every day. It’s that important. It will arguably be the best minu
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Within the next 2 months I will be launching my book, The Wake-Up Call. The book is a compilation of 365 of my very best posts over the past 6 years.
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Last week I finished listening to “Can’t Hurt Me” on Audible by David Goggins. What an amazing inspirational story! He is the only
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On Tuesday, a James Madison University mom posted a picture on Facebook. Her daughter was sitting in the dining hall when a girl walked up to her an
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We live in a time when everyone is looking for a shortcut, a quick fix, or a lifehack. We lead these soft lives now that not only indulge us with the
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Summer, as we know it, ended yesterday. Most people are back to work or school. Some of the leaves have started to change color and the mornings are n
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“Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.” Ralph Waldo Emerson “What browser do yo
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Andrew Luck, the 29 -year-old phenom who graduated from Stanford University, abruptly announced his retirement from the Indianapolis Colts recently.
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This is the last week of summer. I love this time of year because everything starts to ramp up again. I liken it to the home stretch of a race; our st
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“Follow the grain in your own wood.” Howard Thurman The word “grain” refers to the orientation of wood-cell fibers. One of the
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“You cannot pour from an empty cup.” Unknown This quote is often followed by, “Take care of yourself first.” Right about now,
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Relationships can be tricky. When I refer to relationships I mean all kinds. We have relationships with friends, colleagues, family, spouses, partners
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“Life is short, fragile and does not wait for anyone. There will NEVER be a perfect time to pursue your dreams & goals.” – Unknown H
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Last Thursday, right before the heatwave was scheduled to arrive, my air conditioner broke. The serviceman delivered the bad news: not only was it bro
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Can you imagine how a company would operate if it didn’t use metrics? Gasp! “How would we know how we are doing?” We use metrics to
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Did you watch the MLB Home Run Derby last night? Holy cow! Doug and I only stayed up long enough to see Joc Pederson face off agai
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