Posted on May 21, 2015

Knowing, Hoping and Thinking

This week our youngest children, Madison and Logan, have a school excursion. It will be their first excursion without me coming along to help, so they are a bit nervous about the experience. They’ve been to the venue in the past, so it won’t be ...

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Posted on May 18, 2015

The Three-Legged Dog

Have you ever seen a dog with three legs? They are truly remarkable. They hobble around chasing balls and birds with their tails wagging happily, unconcerned by their apparent disability, but just focused on doing what dogs do best. They love ...

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Posted on May 15, 2015

Are You Avoiding or Embracing Uncertainty?

Uncertainty is one of the few things that we can be certain about in life. And whatever we do, we can never be absolutely sure about what the future holds. But uncertainty can be uncomfortable, so we try to avoid it. We try to find safe, ...

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Posted on May 12, 2015

Make Today’s Ceiling Tomorrow’s Floor

Let me challenge you today to create a foundation for phenomenal results in the future. Whatever you did today, beat it tomorrow. Whatever your standard is at the moment, keep raising it. Whatever heights you’ve reached, keep looking up. ...

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Posted on May 9, 2015

Rough Seas Make Great Sailors

Sometimes, I imagine what life would be like if I had no problems. If my kids were perfect little angels. If I had a perfect marriage. If all of my clients were compliant, easy to deal with and were happy to pay me a lot more money. If cars ...

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Posted on May 6, 2015

What People Will Say About You One Day

One day people will look at your accomplishments and say: “How did they get so lucky?” “How did they get so many opportunities?” “I wish that I could be an overnight success like them.” “They’re just one of the fortunate few.” Of course, ...

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Posted on May 3, 2015

Are You Running or Dawdling?

I suspect that in some way, we are all either running or dawdling. We are either running towards our goals, or dawdling away from them. We are either running away from our temptations, or dawdling towards new ones. We are either running ...

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Posted on April 30, 2015

The Best Kind of Motivation

The best kind of motivation doesn’t come from an inspiring speaker. It doesn’t come from an insightful book or a brilliant blog. It doesn’t come from a loved one cheering you on. It doesn’t come from a helpful message from a ...

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Posted on April 27, 2015

The Real Danger

The real danger isn’t that you make mistakes, it’s that you don’t take the necessary risks to achieve greatness. The real danger isn’t that you doubt yourself, it’s that you let those doubts hold you back. The real danger isn’t that you are hurt ...

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Posted on April 24, 2015

10 Unstoppable Forces

There are 10 unstoppable forces in the world: 1. A rampaging elephant on the charge. 2. An albatross soaring high above the ocean. 3. A glacier sliding inexorably down a mountain. 4. A flooded river that has broken its banks. 5. A ...

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