• Reboot Your Life, You Are Not Normal

Reboot Your Life, You Are Not Normal

Have you ever had to reboot your smartphone or tablet because of technical problems? We all know the warning signs. The device becomes sluggish and unresponsive. Normal tasks become difficult to execute without the device crashing. Sometimes it can be...
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  • Challenges, Solutions and The Tin Man

Challenges, Solutions and The Tin Man

What challenges are too great for you to overcome? Elmer, a man in his 60s with a redneck sort of twang, shared a riveting story with me, when he was involved in a gasoline explosion. My eyes were glued on...
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  • Identity, Overcoming What Others Think About You

Identity, Overcoming What Others Think About You

In most sports athletes have their career ups and downs and find themselves struggling with heir identity. I just picked up Tim Tebow’s new biography Shaken. In it he candid details the highs and lows of his football career. From...
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  • 212 Degrees, The Boiling Point of Success

212 Degrees, The Boiling Point of Success

Do you know the power contained in boiling water? At 211 degrees water is hot, one more degree and it boils. When water boils it creates steam and steam can power a locomotive. It is 1 degree, it’s a scientific law....
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Friends, We All Need Somebody to Lean On

Friends enrich our lives and can become instruments of change in challenging times. Both Joe Cocker and Fab Four remind us we can get by with a little help from our friends. Michael W. Smith sang “Friends are friends forever...
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  • Drop the Mic, 2 Steps to Ensure Success This New Year

Drop the Mic, 2 Steps to Ensure Success This New Year

Success Is An Attitude Thing It’s the most blatant way to emphasize a point. Somehow it infiltrated pop culture in the last decade or two. Rappers do it to make a statement. Professional wrestlers trash talk and do it to...
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  • Surrender, Confessions of a Control Freak

Surrender, Confessions of a Control Freak

Surrender Or Else What do you think of when you hear the word surrender. Do you think of white flags being waved, yielding to defeat by an enemy army. Do you think of surrender as a word with negative connotations?...
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  • Goals, Identifying What Is Important And Achievable

Goals, Identifying What Is Important And Achievable

We are but a couple of days away from the new year. Soon a billion people around the globe will join in the choruses of Auld Lang Syne. People will ceremoniously make resolutions and set goals to accomplish more within...
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Hiking The Mountains In Your Life and Facing Your Fears

Sometimes the greatest obstacles in our lives are psychological. I just read a book entitled Wild by Cheryl Strayed. It is brash and witty tale of how a woman sought understanding through a journey after experiencing crushing personal losses. The...
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  • Scrooge Learning Lessons to Live Healthy

Scrooge Learning Lessons to Live Healthy

We can learn much about personal development from Ebenezer Scrooge and The Christmas Carol. Christmas is in the air, everyone with half a heart, some popcorn and overactive tear ducts are binge watching holiday movies on TV. Every corner church...
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