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2016 Inspire Awards: People, Books, & Places

Below are the people, books & places that inspired me in 2016: People Jocko Willink has the greatest podcast on the planet. Willink spent 20+ years leading & training Navy SEALS.  Jocko Podcast is a weekly wave of leadership & life … Continue reading

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Obstacles, Hashtags, & What I Learned…

“What stands in the way becomes the way.” – Marcus Aurelius My grandmom had a saying each time I complained about something. She would hear me out. Then she would look at me and say, “It’s what you make of it.” … Continue reading

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The First 10 Minutes

 “Each morning we are born again.  What we do today, is what matters most.” – Buddha There is something special about the stillness and potential of a new day. Get your morning right, the rest of the day follows. I … Continue reading

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Enter the Basics

“I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” – Bruce Lee When you focus on the basics, the complicated falls in line. I am working on … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Decision

 “It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.” – Tony Robbins Each new year is a gift. The year gives us 365 opportunities to DECIDE who we will become. We have another opportunity to: Get it … Continue reading

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Look Back. Move Forward.

“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” – Benjamin Franklin  Picture This . . . It is December 31, 2015. You are having dinner with your … Continue reading

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Kill Clutter

“The more things you own, the more they own you.” – Anonymous Clutter slows you down.  Clutter clouds your judgement. Clutter drives me crazy. DECLUTTER will be one of my “3 words” for 2015. The idea of decluttering resonates so much that … Continue reading

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Today

“The beginning is always today.” ― Mary Shelley Today is the day: To begin that project you have been ignoring. To get your finances in order. To start exercising in the morning. To call your childhood friend. To start your … Continue reading

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Simple, Not Easy

“First you make your habits, then your habits make you.” – Lucas Remmerswaal Ever wonder why some people rock out life while others struggle through each day? The secret of life is found in your daily habits. Your life will … Continue reading

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