Your New Year’s Eve Plans Are Lame

Your New Year’s Eve Plans Are Lame What are you doing on New Year’s Eve?  Chances are, you haven’t thought much about it.  If history repeats itself, you are probably doomed to a boring night at your house, filling your stomach with black-eyed peas.  You know, it doesn’t have to be...

Friday Finds 10/21/2011

Friday Finds 10/21/2011 Every so often, I like to pass on some new things I have come across.  Here are my latest.  Enjoy. Jadon Lavik – I don’t know why I’ve never heard of this guy, but I was just introduced to him this past week.  If you like acoustic music with a warm,...

How To Read A Book In An Hour

How To Read A Book In An Hour Reading just about kills some people.  Obviously, I don’t mean a physical death.  What I mean is that it overwhelms them.  It isn’t the casual reader that feels this tension.  It is all of us that have an insatiable appetite to learn. A friend walked in my...

How Do Leaders Read So Much?

How Do Leaders Read So Much? Leaders read.  They don’t just read a little here or there, either.  People who want to lead others into a mission far greater than themselves realize their need to grow.  The problem is most people want to learn and grow, but they aren’t willing to do...

Trac Adkins And Rodney Atkins On Parenting

Trac Adkins And Rodney Atkins On Parenting Sometimes we just need simple reminders behind the small things in parenting.  I saw this video by Trac Adkins last week, and knew I wanted to pass it on. As well, it reminded me of a video I’ve been using for years in training our staff.  It is a similar type...

Friday Finds 9/16/2011

Friday Finds 9/16/2011 Another version of my Friday Finds shows a few good resources for you.  These books I listed are really good.  Leaders are learners.  So pick some of these up. Books: Unbroken – A biography about a WWII bomber and Olympic runner, Louis Zamperini.  From the...

Manage Your Money. Let the Gov’t Teach You How

Manage Your Money. Let the Gov’t Teach You How Conflict over money is one of the top reasons for divorce.  I can understand why.  After all, we’ve all been watching a huge conflict unfold before us thanks to the United States government. When Steph and I first got married, we both brought our ideas and...

Friday Finds 6/15/2011

Friday Finds 6/15/2011 Here are a few things I think you might be interested to know about… 1. Give Them Grace – I have mentioned that I am reading this book a few times from my Twitter account.  Although I’m still not done with it yet, it could end up being my favorite...