Growing up, I didn’t understand the point of New Years. It was just another day to my family. I also didn’t understand the point of a New Years resolution because we should always be setting goals for ourselves. Now, I understand what it’s all about. It’s about hope. Hope for a new beginning and a … More 2018 Goals
Many times in our life, we find ourselves in a job or a task that we don’t really want to do. Our response is to just do the minimum amount of work and let the day go on, so you can focus on things you actually want to do. What are you actually accomplishing by … More Don’t Just Do the Minimum!
In order for us to be successful, we must see constant progress. It is what keeps the motor going. We don’t have to look forward as much wondering if we will ever make it to the finish line because we see we are making consistent progress toward that finish line. When we stop making progress … More Progress is Essential
Don’t just walk through the motions. If you walk through the motions, so will your results. Get up early and give maximum effort. … More Biggest Takeaway From the Weekend
One difficult thing in living a happy life is all of the negative things that happen in your life, but it’s all about your mindset. It’s how you handle these situations that will affect you for the rest of your life. Stop holding on and stop dwelling on all of these things you can’t control … More Stop Holding On…
If you don’t know who Jason Dunham is please do your research about him. This man saved lives and received the Medal of Honor for his actions. You can read the citation here. Let me sum up his actions: in an intense battle in Iraq, an insurgent dropped a grenade in which Corporal Jason Dunham … More Succeed Like Jason Dunham
Anything can happen and you must prepare yourself for that moment to happen. If you’re unprepared and that moment comes and goes, you may never forgive yourself. … More Prepare Yourself!
If you don’t learn something new each and every day, then you have wasted your day. Knowledge is power that will guide you on the road to success. Here is what I learned over the weekend: 1. Perfection isn’t attainable. This week I started a new class in school about business plan foundations. We … More What I learned over the weekend
With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, I wanted to discuss what luck truly means. A lot of times when we see other people getting what they want or becoming successful we say they have all luck. We never credit the individual with putting in the time and effort, but rather look at something … More Luck=Preparation + Opportunity
For those of you who have kids, nieces or nephews: How did you feel when your child took their first steps? How many steps did they take? When my oldest daughter started to walk, my wife and I would place her between us and help her go from one parent to the other. Usually only … More A Little Progress is Better Than No Progress
1. The Secretary of Defense, James Mattis, has a library of over 7,000 books! James Mattis served in the Marine Corps for 44 years. He was retired for 3 years before becoming the current Secretary of Defense. He currently has a library of over 7,000 books. When you hear that, you often think “well, libraries … More First Weekend of March