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Do You Know Your “One Thing” For 2020?
December 10, 2019
At the end of each year, if you’re like me, you may find yourself reflecting on where you are, where you’ve been, and where you want to go next. You’re also likely to be contemplating New Year’s Resolutions.Personally, I have a simple habit that has worked well for me over the years and I’ve utilized it this week as well. It goes like this…
Giving Thanks for Our Bad Moments
November 26, 2019
It’s Thanksgiving week here in the US and, to be honest, I don’t think we can possibly talk about “gratitude” enough these days. I wanted to do a different take on gratitude today by focusing on the “bad” moments that I’m most grateful for. I can’t mention them all, but here are a few that come to mind.
The Incredible Gift of Feedback
November 12, 2019
About four years ago, I asked my wife a simple question: What can I do better as a husband?mHer answer (or should I say multiple responses) didn’t feel very good. But that simple question (and tough response) not only changed me as a man, but it also started a deep interest in my relationship with the thing you and I call “feedback.”
“You dress like a pool guy.”
October 29, 2019
Well all have friends. But not all of us have friends who will bluntly tell us like it is. And furthermore, even when we do have friends that will tell us lie it is, we don’t always respect them enough to listen to their words.
A Reflection On the Pain of the Past…
October 15, 2019
The more I travel the world, and the more I get to know people of all cultures, races, backgrounds, etc. — the more I realize this truth: Everyone has experienced some sort of trial, tribulation, and suffering in their life.
On Truly Seeing the World Around Us
October 1, 2019
How much do we really “see” the world around us? I’ve been asking myself this question a lot lately. And by simply being aware of the question, I’ve had experience after experience recently of noticing things I don’t think I ever would have seen before.
7 Lessons I wish I’d Learned Sooner
September 17, 2019
Life is the master teacher. And if we pay enough attention, it’s amazing the lessons we’ll pick up along the way. here are a few of my candid observations.