Tag Archives: Opinion

In The Moment

Powerful things happen when you live fully in the moment. I’ve had many jobs I hated, so I ¬†wonder sometimes had I done that in the work I hated what could have happened. I’m fond of saying hindsight is 20/20, … Continue reading

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Life is Hard

This life personally and professionally is hard. What do you do when your plans are thwarted? Don’t give up. Many times you have to ride out the detour because your plan wasn’t bad, but it’s timing for the parties involved … Continue reading

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Staying Organized

Here is something I think Dave Ramsey emphasizes in Entreleadership, and I have found it to work in real time. Friday after we came in from our rotation of houses I was intentional about organizing and clearing my desk. I … Continue reading

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In Business and Pleasure

My customer, mentor and friend Sam Davidson is cool because cool people care. Grant it, in reality Sam and I are just business associates, but the fact that this man gave me all the books he’s written, Seth Godin’s The … Continue reading

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Planning

I’ve been thinking a lot about focusing on each moment. I’ve felt overwhelmed lately with everything that is on my to do list. It’s easy to get to that point, but I’m convinced that the big picture is better taken … Continue reading

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Boundaries

The beautiful thing about a capitalistic economy is that you have many choices in whom to serve and whom to patronize. Is it a good match? No two people or organizations are going to connect. That’s reality. My daughter at … Continue reading

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Love of the Business

None of us go to work not to paid, but I think we can all find work that is more than money. It took me a long time to find it, but I’ve been doing it now for seven years. … Continue reading

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Drawing Boundaries

Precedents are created rather quickly, so be sure you can fulfill them before you start them. Don’t be afraid to say no. Too many people try to please everyone, and in the process don’t please anyone. Don’t be rude, but … Continue reading

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Open Doors

I just thought of an acquaintance who has a masters in creative writing. It’s intriguing to think about the number of things people pursue. You don’t even have to have a degree in something to pursue it. Here I am … Continue reading

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Tradition of Excellence

My freshman year in college I did not miss one Bison basketball game home or away. Coach Don Meyer made reference to that to the team because John Pierce and Mark Campbell told me he did. That was one amazing … Continue reading

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