What is your procrastination telling you?

For a dream comes through much activity, and a fool’s voice is known by his many words. Ecclesiastes 5:3 NKJV In my struggles as a recovering procrastinator, I have learned a simple lesson: You can look extremely productive while producing not much of anything. In the name of planning, we procrastinate. We analyze, plan, research, […]

How resilient are you?

Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure. Napoleon Hill In the face of downsizing, outsourcing, and higher demands on your productivity, would your employer call you resilient? Resilience is a skill more and more companies are looking for in their employees—people who can embrace change rather than […]

Will you give yourself permission to make a change?

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. Maria Robinson During a radio interview, a caller in her forties asked me if it was too late to change careers and pursue something she was more passionate about. “It’s never too late,” I told her. […]

[FAN FAVORITE]: What to Do When Your Emotions Keep Ruling Your Decisions

I’m really excited about my next book. I’ve been working really hard on it and just finished the draft this week! You may have noticed that I haven’t been on social media as much and we’ve even shared some of our fan favorite newsletters, which we’re doing again this week as I’ve been focused on […]

Are you an emotional spender?

The number-one problem in today’s generation and economy is the lack of financial literacy. Alan Greenspan Even when times may be tough financially, some of us still don’t have a handle on our spending. It’s not for lack of knowledge. Often, it’s a struggle with self-control. You went to the mall to buy a birthday […]

Is it time to stop complaining and solve the problem?

Do everything without grumbling or arguing. Philippians 2:14 Point to Ponder: When problems arise, resilient people determine what is within their control to fix and go about the business of fixing it. Perhaps the change that’s nudging you isn’t about a new career, a new relationship, or a new home. It may not be a […]

[FAN FAVORITE]: Stop Staring at the Closed Door

“When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.” –Alexander Graham Bell What door has recently closed in your life? Maybe it’s a job loss or a relationship, or an opportunity you […]

How bright is your light?

Let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. – Matthew 5:16 Point to Ponder: Happiness is derived from helping others, making a difference, and serving the world in your own unique way. No matter what your purpose in life, this is an underlying mission: […]

In what way do you need to speak up?

Point to Ponder: One of the most common traits of effective leaders is their ability to effectively communicate in any situation. While interning for a minor league sports team during graduate school, I heard rumblings one afternoon that civil rights icon Rosa Parks was in the building. Our offices were in the civic center, and […]

What dream do you need to resurrect?

Point to Ponder: You are the only person who can decide to pursue your dream. Books don’t write themselves. Businesses don’t launch themselves. You’ve got to take the first step and keep stepping. What dream have you postponed? What idea has been sitting on the shelf collecting dust? What hope or vision has been left […]