Leadership

Overcommitting Yourself? Go to Sleep.

If you’re overcommitting yourself, you won’t last for long. You won’t achieve your goals, let alone honor the more important relationships in your life. Here’s how to stop. You probably know the story of Icarus. His father Daedalus made him some cool wings so they could fly around. But they came with a warning from…

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7 Simple Steps for Helping Addicts In Your Community

Addictions destroy lives, families, and communities. Therefore, addicts destroy lives, families, and communities. I see it in my community today. You probably do too. Addicts need help, but it’s hard to know how to help them. I have seen only one way to help addicts. It’s called legitimacy. Counting the Cost Why do people succumb…

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How You Can Get Your Childhood Back

Last weekend I want to an amusement park with my family, my wife’s parents, and her sister’s family. It was a small amusement park, and it was almost empty. It was a special time. Quiet, peaceful. At one point, I wandered into the indoor play area for children ages 2-4. My 2-year-old son and 4-year-old…

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This is Why You're Stressed, Exhausted, and in Debt

If You Build it, You Will Lose In the 1989 film, “Field of Dreams”, Kevin Costner plays the character of a farmer, growing corn. One day, as he’s working in the field, he hears a voice saying, “if you build it, they will come”. As the film continues, the voice repeats itself, and some seemingly…

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The One Decision That Frees You From Your Circumstances

The Beatles have a song called “Maxwell’s Silver Hammer”. It’s an upbeat tune about a series of cruel murders committed by a young man with seemingly paranormal abilities named Maxwell. Granted, it’s a weird story, but over the years it’s almost become a myth. Today the idea of “Maxwell’s Silver Hammer” means something a bit different.…

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Why am I Not a Millionaire Yet?

So much time is spent thinking about what I want. And there comes a certain point in life when you start to feel like your ability to perform and make a living are threatened. You’re getting older. You feel like your opportunities are shrinking. And then you start hanging on so dearly to what you…

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