Tag Archives: Self-Motivation

We’re Gonna Celebrate and Have a Good Time

I have just enough in checking to cover payroll and other necessities this week, but I am on ¬†Cloud 9 as if I have a million dollars in the bank. It’s a new chapter in the life of Tomlinson House … Continue reading

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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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Target Market Part 2: It’s not what you think.

Our refrigerator went out yesterday, so there I am scrambling to get my Team Member to where she needed to be doing what she needed to do. I’m off to Lowe’s to purchase a fridge. I had in mind that … 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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Trade-offs

Life is filled with trade-offs. You make decisions every day that require you to say no to some things in order to say yes to others. As we make our way through this journey, and you decisively go about this … 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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Success and Failure

Choosing our thoughts is essential to success and failure. When we choose to be level headed during success hopefully that skill is transferable into failure. Failure will come, but when we give into a fatalistic or no can do attitude … Continue reading

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Face Your Fears

I’m preparing to attend a networking meeting at McNamara’s, a restaurant here in Donelson. Not only did I attend, but I faced fears. And in facing those fears I think my business will grow because faith in God to grow … Continue reading

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Our Contributions

Diamonds are refined under pressure. I’d argue that businesses are too. I recently spoke with some people that were not satisfied with the answers they are getting from their existential questions. It wasn’t long ago that I was in the … Continue reading

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Work, Rest and Play

As I helped a friend strip some wallpaper I gleamed wisdom from her knowledge about the hospitality industry. She helped management write training manuals, and it peeked my interest in my desire to write a book about cleaning. We talked … Continue reading

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