The Price of Personal Freedom

You want to be free. All of us do. Something inside of you pushes you to seek to be free: free to realize your potential; free to pursue your goals and dreams; free to express your true self; free to make a contribution to the world; free to live out your faith; free to support…

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Stop Lying to Yourself…

To foster positive change in your life, you must acknowledge that something must change. In fact, you may be stuck in a bad situation—be it a dead job, a toxic relationship, in debt, etc.—simply because you refuse to acknowledge that the situation must be addressed. Stop lying to yourself. Putting your head in the sand and…

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What Habits Do You Need to Get There?

Habits are the drivers that lead you to a predetermined destination. Every day, they get you closer and closer to the destination of their “choice”—and often you don’t even realize it. Show me someone’s habits and I’ll tell you where they’re going. You don’t have to be a genius to know that the glutton who…

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How to Get Better…

I learned how to ride a bicycle with older friends, who were kind enough to let me use their bicycle to learn. Their father owned the duplex, and our family was renting the top “apartment”. We didn’t have the money to purchase our own, so when there was an opportunity to learn with them, I seized…

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When You Need to Get Unstuck!

Vroom! Vroom! The truck was stuck, and no matter how hard the driver tried to get it unstuck, the truck wouldn’t move. I had just put my kids to bed and was on my way to my office to work when I saw, through my living room curtains, the reflection of an orange rotating towtruck-like light. I…

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What Will They Say?

You’re not here forever. You know this. One year flows into another and before you know it, you’re on your way out. And one day, you’ll close your eyes for the last time. Life is a precious gift. Cherish it and seek to make the most of it. You’re responsible for your life and thus…

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3 Indispensable Ingredients for Making Great Work

You’re committed to making great work: purposeful and meaningful work. You want to add extraordinary value in the world. You want to serve others and make a difference in their lives. Here are 3 ingredients you’ll need for the great journey that is before you. 1. Confidence Confidence—the belief that you have what it takes…

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The 5 “Rules” of Good Decision-Making

I’ve made good decisions in my life. Like marrying my Lady. Like having kids. Like giving my life to Jesus. Like leaving my city of birth to come live in a new city. And the list goes on and on. Good decisions. I’ve also made my share of bad decisions. Like following a few trouble-makers…

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Boost Your Productivity With This Too…

Night owl, or early bird; that is the question… In my previous post, I talked about the important role energy plays in your efforts to boost your productivity. Here, I add another layer to the previous post. Achieving greater productivity is a journey of self-discovery and self-mastery: self-discovery, in that you must learn more about…

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Boost Your Productivity With This…

Your ability to produce—your productivity—is affected by many factors, and knowing these factors puts you in a better position to boost your results. Here, I want to touch on a crucial factor that is often overlooked. This factor is the seed from which the tree of your productivity stems. If you fail to master this…

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