How To Become Better At Anything

It was about 5am. My mom came into the room and woke me up. “It’s time to practice,” she said. Ugh! I threw my legs over the side of the bed and sat there for a moment gathering myself. Then I stretched, yawned and shuffled over to the closet. “Oh yeah, forgot to pray,” I…

My One Word for 2019…

Since the end of 2013, I’ve taken on the task of choosing a guiding word for the upcoming year. The purpose of this is focus. My goal is to keep a word in front of me which will filter my actions and help to inspire my progress. When I started this process, I shared with…

Here’s Why I Don’t Want To Be Fearless

The minute you decide you want to do something better with yourself, you can be overwhelmed with 1.5 million personal growth articles online.  Some are helpful and there are a ton which just spew opinion intended to get a reaction.  That’s fine.  Everyone who wants to write should be able to write.  And everyone who…

How To Lead Powerfully Without Being The Leader

I read a really neat article this morning about relationships. While I write a lot about business relationships rather than personal or romantic, the article that I happened to be reading was about a man and woman. This couple was in a long distance relationship and the woman wrote in to an advice columnist asking…

5 Great Ways To Fail Correctly

You and I are a lot alike.  Really, we are.  First of all, we’re human.  That one’s pretty obvious, right?  Second, we have emotions.  Third, we both started out as little people.  Very little.  So, little that we were thrashing around in this sac of liquid for a little while that was actually INSIDE of…