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How To Turn Regret Into A Resource

You got any regrets in your life? Anything you wish you could go back and change or do differently? We all do. It’s kind of like asking you if you’re breathing. Yup…we all are. Some of us may struggle with those regrets. Wishing for a time machine. Kicking ourselves for what happened. Focusing on the past. All of that is …

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The Five Minute Shot

Do you enjoy staring at that one task you keep putting off…every single day? I want to introduce you to a technique that is giving me productivity super powers. I call it the Five Minute Shot. First, let’s get past all of the things the Five Minute Shot is NOT… It doesn’t involve any type of hyperdermic needles or injecting …

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The Rhodium Rule

The first step in any leadership journey is leading yourself. Leadership STARTS with you. Effective leadership requires (DEMANDS!) that you lead yourself well, not only for your own sake, but for the sake of others. This isn’t about selfishness. In fact, it’s the first and most necessary step toward selflessness. It starts with leading yourself well, because any attempt to …

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Create A Morning Ritual That Gets You Going

When I think about starting well, I’m not just thinking about projects or tasks. We get to practice starting well each and every day. That’s where I’m finding a lot of value. As I transitioned from working in a corporate environment to becoming a solopreneur (three months ago!), I sat down and wrote down what a perfect day would look …

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Someone With A Lot Less Is A Lot More Happy Than You

I’m currently working on a message I’m delivering this Sunday at a church where my friend is the pastor (you rock Doug!). Since I’m putting a lot of time into getting it ready, I thought I’d share a nugget of it with you. The focus of my talk is on learning to be content. That’s a lifelong lesson. I don’t …

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When Busyness Gets In The Way Of Business

You probably have a lot of things you’d like to do. If you’re like me, your calendar gets filled up pretty quickly. I’m learning that busyness is not the same thing as business. If I spend too much time on the first one, I don’t get much time to work on the last one. You ever feel like that? I am a big …

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Testing, Testing…1…2…3

How Good Are You? I am engaged in one of the biggest tests of my life. Starting your own business isn’t for everyone. It’s not something you jump into without a lot of thought, planning and figuring out how you can make money at it. I’ve seen a lot of business ventures fail. Here’s four big reasons: No plan Lack …

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Building A Relationship Is The Key

I’m back in town. And by town, I mean Nampa, Idaho. I arrived last night after driving 1542.4 miles (2482.25 km) from Oklahoma City. This is where I lived prior to OKC. I’ve just moved back. I’m currently working on re-connecting with friends. It’s going to take a little while, but that’s true of most anything. I’m in transition, so …