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Bright Lights, The Grateful Dead & A Leap of Faith

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Alan Key All days are not created equal. I knew this day would be different the moment the surgeon autographed my knee with a sharpie. It was time … Continue reading

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Sunsets, The Karate Kid & Adapting

“All failure is failure to adapt.  All success is successful adaptation.” – Max McKeown This was a bad idea. My 3 year old daughter & I were sitting on top of a sliding board. As we started to slide, I … Continue reading

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Torn ACL’s, Cadavers & Decisions

“It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.” – Tony Robbins  The way forward begins when we decide it does. I was training in jiu jitsu.  My knee popped. It was the sound that changed my … Continue reading

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Class Trip

“The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” – Tom Bodett  No force on earth is as loud as a bus … Continue reading

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Home Alone

“Lessons learned at home last the longest.”  – Thomas Monson  Life finds new ways to challenge us. Last week my wife had to travel for work.  She went on a 5 day business trip. That meant 3 kids and I … Continue reading

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Break Away

“My only requirement for life is that I don’t get stuck in a rut.” – Malin Ackerman It was time for a break. No blogging.  No city traffic.  No hustling 5 people out the door by 8am. Time to reset. … Continue reading

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Flow Like Water

“Running water never grows stale.  You just have to “keep flowing”. – Bruce Lee This week I learned a valuable lesson. Flowing water does not freeze. We lost our water for the better part of 3 days. A pipe hidden … Continue reading

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Lead the Way

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.”- John C. Maxwell There is a HUGE difference between being the boss and becoming the LEADER. Bosses are many.  Leaders are few. Leaders set the … Continue reading

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Run Free

“The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.” – Walter Bagehot Throughout our lives people will doubt us. People will say that the challenge we are facing is too big. Don’t believe it. Think of those obstacles … Continue reading

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Life in Traffic

“What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino Being alive is awesome. It’s also a HUGE responsibility. This week a cemetery taught me something about LIFE. I was stuck in traffic next to a cemetery. It got me … Continue reading

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