Focus. It’s a crazy thing. Some people have great focus. Dialed in. Getting tasks done and knocking down the barriers of life. Other people don’t have great focus. All over the place. Trying this and doing that. This might be you. Having 10 different things to accomplish because feeling busy is better than being productive … Continue reading Having F.O.C.U.S.
"Most people don't listen with the intent to understand, they listen with the intent to reply." - Stephen Covey If this isn't the truth, I don't know what is. Here's the situation about our daily lives, we're in a conversation with someone and they might be talking about something. Are you listening to actually understand … Continue reading Get More By Talking Less
Remember when you would were a kid and wanted something really really bad? Like so bad you needed it now? Temper tantrum in the middle of a supermarket over a candy bar bad? I'm guessing we were all like that in some way or another. Whether we wanted a new toy in a store, food, … Continue reading It Takes Time
Imagine there is a piece of pie. This pie can be apple (my favorite), cherry, pecan, or pumpkin pie. Whatever the flavor is, it's not the main point. I really just added a picture of pie to grab people's attention. This piece of pie is huge. So huge everyone in the United States is included … Continue reading There Is Enough For All of Us
It's that time of the year again. Decorating the tree, cookies being baked, presents bought, and put underneath the tree. We're all traveling and getting ready for the big day. Now through all the hustling to get the Christmas list completed and the decorations looking perfect, don't forget about the most important part of Christmas. … Continue reading True Meaning of This Time
Consistency. What exactly is it? Why is consistency needed in life? Consistency is the basically putting in effort towards something. It can a putting time into a relationship, exercising, a blog, or reading on a daily basis. The list can go on forever. The thing about consistency is there's no chance at having successful without … Continue reading You Need This To Be Successful
There's something out there we all wish we had, or probably more of. Some people have this and make it seem like it's a piece of cake, while others there's nothing. This "thing" is confidence. The problem with confidence is it doesn't come out of nowhere and then one day you just have it. Unfortunately, … Continue reading This Wont Come Out of Thin Air
What is motivation? Is it something that only very few can possess and have work in their favor? Or is motivation simply available to everyone? When reality eventually sets in, motivation is really just fake. It's a feeling that comes and goes. Essentially, motivation is a pile of garbage glossed over with gold paint to … Continue reading Motivation Is. . .
Thanksgiving Day. A day filled with great family, friends, food, and football. Endless choices of pies, turkey and ham, mashed potatoes, green been casserole, and stuffing. The historic Thanksgiving Day parade followed by the dog show. Three NFL football games going on all day. Nothing like it. Personally, my favorite holiday as well. The day … Continue reading A Day to Reflect
I am dumb. I am not good enough. I am not good at math. I am grateful for my life. I am an example of excellence. I am loved by many. I am _________. Two words that might be the most powerful in the English language. As you read the sentences, they all start with … Continue reading The Power of Daily Affirmations
"Screw the haters man!" "I'm doing it to prove my haters wrong!" "My haters will shut up once I do this." Have you heard anything close to these sentences? I would imagine you have. I know I have in person or on social media. I've never understood the whole "Prove the haters wrong!" side of … Continue reading Who Are You Trying To Prove?
Whenever I participate in sports, playing Xbox, a board game, Wii bowling, my job, or anything that involves competition, I want one thing. Domination. Complete, undeniable domination. You might be thinking why do I think like this? I'm a very competitive person, and when there is a prize on the line it makes me even … Continue reading I Don’t Want To Just Show Up
It's a double-edged sword. If you're on the wrong side of the sword, it can destroy your life. But if you're on the good side of the sword, your life can become amazing. You can achieve so much by using this word in it's correct form. When most people hear this word, they instantly think … Continue reading Do You Want To Achieve Your Goals?
It's that point of the day again, it's early afternoon and you just got off your lunch break. You have a few hours left at work and then can't wait to head home to party with friends or watch the usual crappy Thursday Night Football game. You think you can coast the rest of the … Continue reading A Life of Discipline
It gets thrown around a lot by people because they think they're really open to new ideas. People might be open-minded, but only to a certain point. They draw that line of being open-minded and shutting the other person out completely. If someone keeps agreeing with them, then the conversation is great because they're both … Continue reading Are You Able To Switch?
It's something that's never going away. Something that is sadly a part of life. We can try our best to stop others from judging but it must start with the person who judges. You hear it all the time. "Why does she wear those dirty clothes? She needs new clothes!" "That kids an idiot for … Continue reading Who Are We to Judge?
Take a look at this photo. It's not too hard to understand what is going on. Guy in the green is failing and thinking about it too much. He sees this failure as the end. He gets in a bad mood and probably will give up. Guy in the blue is failing but building a … Continue reading The Steps to Success
Perfection. It's a word people use to describe a variety of different things. You may strive for perfection in business, relationships, or Instagram posts. This can be a great word for many things. The only problem is that it's fake. Perfection is unattainable. No matter how much time or effort you spend on something, it … Continue reading “Perfection”
Life is hard and there's a lot of things that can bring us down. Financial troubles, death, divorce, kids being naughty, or your job sucks are just a few. It's also amazing that we have the opportunity to do incredible things within our lifetimes. We can travel all around the world, be parents, create businesses, … Continue reading Life Is What You Make It
Having to make a decision and not knowing what you're going to receive in the end can be extremely scary. You don't want to put time and effort into something and in return leave empty handed or even worse than before. The outcome of this situation could make you extremely embarrassed to go out in … Continue reading Stuck In The Middle
It's said by many to be evil and not that important in our life. For some people it controls their happiness and for others, it's nothing to them. Our mindset on money is critical to how we view it and what we do with the amount we have. We use money in almost every situation … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Money
When someone mentions the term "salesman", almost everyone immediately thinks of the sleazy car salesman that hypes up a crappy car and just wants your name on a document. Consumers envy the stereotypical sales person because of this, when in reality, there is some type of sale going on in every situation. We are all … Continue reading It’s A Way of Life