Happy Friday! Whenever I speak to groups, especially student-athletes and other young people, I make sure to mention that we all have a platform and an audience that pays attention to us each and every day. Whether our audience is 5 people or it’s 5,000 people, we have the opportunity to influence somebody’s life. Does that […]
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Good morning! If you have no faith, you’ve lost your battle. – Bill Cosby
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen! As we get older, we tend to move from relying on the advice of others to seeking the opinions of others. We make decisions based on sifting through the the information that we gather from a variety of sources, and then figuring out whether or not it is in line with […]
Happy Friday, ladies and gentlemen! Unfortunately we don’t always control the environment that we are in at the moment, the goings on of that environment, or the people in the environment. We only control the way we react to or handle our environment. Fortunately none of these things is permanent. Eventually we’ll leave the environment. […]
Small disciplines repeated with consistency every day lead to great achievements gained slowly over time. – John C. Maxwell
Some people require more praise than others. – 8,789 Words of Wisdom
Good morning! A friend of mine passed these two quotes on to me, a month apart almost to the day. Interestingly enough they fit together nicely.
When I was a freshman in high school, I tried out for the varsity basketball team. Just before our first scrimmage two of the upperclassmen got into some kind of trouble and weren’t going to be allowed to compete.
Happy Friday! Last night I watched a high school football game. It was a game. I’m not sure that I could call it a competition since it wasn’t very competitive. Although … as in most sports, there are little competitions inside the game. In lacrosse, who wins the ground ball battles? In basketball, who wins […]
Good morning! Today’s Words of Wisdom are from an article I came across earlier this week, titled “12 Ways to Accomplish More by Doing Less.” We all, at some point, feel that we are doing too much. Sometimes it’s by default, because we have a lot on our plates. Sometimes it’s our own fault, because […]
“If you stop learning today, you stop leading tomorrow.”- Howard Hendricks None of us needs to know everything about everything. But chances are we do need to know everything about something, and it’s probably to our benefit to know something about a lot of things.
Good morning! MOTIVATION MONDAY Yesterday’s church service, was not one of my favorites. But the message was solid. It was about embracing change, and allowing change to open us up to the blessings in store for us. Ironically, as I pulled out of the parking lot, the first song that came on the radio was […]