It’s time to celebrate. In a time when Debbie Downers abound, and we’re taught to sulk and brood, turn the tides today. Make today awesome,
Dave Ramsey has the right idea. But just like finances, life itself is a series of baby steps. And we have the 7 Baby Steps
We’ve all missed that turn, and our GPS reacts with the infamous — sometimes infuriating — REROUTING or RECALCULATING. Ugh! “I’m going to be late.”
As I visit with clients worldwide, the questions are the same, so I thought I would address some of them for you. These are questions
The world is changing around us. New products are coming online, systems are changing, new inventions are changing the way we do business. But the
I can be a Paul, I need a Barnabas, and I must always remain a Timothy. You already know you need the right people in
Nearly 20 years ago, I wrote a post-it note and left it in a book by John Maxwell. The words were significant then and even
“Once you stop learning, you start dying.” ~Albert Einstein. Learning doesn’t stop with school and doesn’t end with age. Books are great resources for challenging
We’re approaching the end of the second quarter. Almost half the year is gone. How are you doing on your goals, your plans, your dreams
Are you stuck? Are you at a crossroad? Again? Lately, I’ve worked with clients and coaches to help them get unstuck and, particularly, to help
Financial gurus are anxious to tell you all the secrets to living the life of your dreams. It’s just a five-step process to success, right?
Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant. ~Robert Louis Stevenson. The Bible promises us 70 years. Many
Sometimes, it’s just a matter of perspective. Other times, it pays to say, “wait just a darn minute”. But what are the real questions we
So, I am apparently becoming my dad. Is that a bad thing? Yes, I have been known to introduce myself and my wife to the
Some notes from Jason’s posts. Some are newer than others, but the wisdom carries forward. Recently, I hit a little snag financially. My mortgage went
You are likely one decision away from a breakthrough. What’s holding you back? Your choices will determine your destiny. In fact, the choices you make
The first quarter of 2021 is coming to a close, and I’ll finish my fifth book of the year today. Here’s the list, and you’ll
What does your identity have to do with your goals and processes and your everyday life? Answer: A lot! In fact, maybe everything. In fact,
It doesn’t take much to lay the groundwork for a miracle.
You have an opportunity to be an Encourager-in-Chief today. You have the opportunity to plant a seed. Don’t try to find the time. Make time today.
“There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.”- C.S. Lewis. Without a doubt, we spend too much time in the past —
It’s during times like these that I am slow to speak and quick to listen. The hatred being spewed by Christians—licensed by ignorance—leads me to
“I don’t think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday. “ ~Abraham Lincoln. Most of us have learned a
Who you are determines what you do. Your identity is how God sees you and, ultimately, how you see you. Notice there is nothing in
“It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” ~Mark Twain. More people
“If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on the solution, I would spend the first 55 minutes determining the
Who or what is standing in the way of your success or your dreams? Is it circumstances? People? The state of the world? Upbringing? Money
Throughout history, men and women have left bread crumb trails to success and helped keep us on course with their momentary snapshots in time. These
As we settle into 2021, there is a myriad of thoughts on most Americans’ minds. New Year’s resolutions, goals for the year and plans may
Several years ago, I heard a Florida pastor tell a congregation this message: Your destiny is greater than your disaster. That statement has never been
Perhaps you’ve heard. A new president takes office this week. The changes may seem radical to you or not, but with every change in an
“Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” ~Harry Truman. What are you reading this year? Or perhaps the better question: Are you
We need discernment in what we see and what we hear and what we believe.~Chuck Swindoll. Truth, half-truth, part-truth, no truth, facts, opinions, wishes, spin.
It’s been an incredible year. Believe it or not, we’ve been on this COVID, political, election, economical journey for nearly a year! For most of
As we try to settle into 2021, there is a myriad of thoughts on most Americans’ minds. Forget the standard New Year’s resolutions. Who’s in
It’s Monday. Think about your day — and thus your week — so far. Are you already frustrated, overwhelmed or dazed? Emails, TV, app notifications,
Many of you remember the beautiful and fitting speech Oprah gave at the Golden Globes in 2018. One of the best I’ve heard, but one
While the world reels from COVID-19 and the U.S. stumbles through an election morass that has yielded division and discord, there is a beacon on
Well, we’re here. Election Day 2020. The campaigning is over, but be sure the craziness won’t end when the polls close tonight. But you can
The sun will rise again, and we will move on. ~Unknown. The good news is that it should end on Tuesday. The bad news is
“Don’t place eternal hope in temporary kingdoms.” ~Daniel Grothe, pastor New Life Church. I understand there is an election coming up. Yes, I voted, and
Writing things down is always a plus. We write on the back of napkins, bills, scratch paper, business card and even on our hands. Often, we throw those notes, reminders or numbers away (or wash them off our hands), unfortunately often without ever referring back to them.
Money is neither good nor evil, but how you manage, spend and handle that money are direct reflections of your character, your behavior and your values. Billy Graham said: “Give me five minutes with a person’s checkbook, and I will tell you where their heart is.”
If you want to see clearly in 2020, glance backwards and focus forward.
If you knew then what you know now, what would you have done differently 4-5 months ago? That is still valuable insight, so don’t disregard it.
No, you aren’t going crazy!
Bizarre times can breed distraction, bad decisions, frustration and confusion. But it’s not a time to be hasty, whimsical or anxious. It’s a time to set yourself apart and be reasonable in a chaotic and topsy-turvy world.
Here are some sanity reminders when the crazy gets going.
Yes, there are more important things than getting more money. Absolutely. Learning to manage your money, however, is essential to eliminating stress and anxiety in that life.
What’s more important than money? Click the link to read a short list of things that are critical to your future, even more than acquiring more money.
You don’t have to be stressed about your money. Here are 5 easy ways to stop the money stress and start to live the life of your dreams.
It’s amazing how often we try everything in our toolbox. And, then, when we can’t fix it or control it or overcome it…we turn to prayer. Is it a matter of forgetfulness, pride that we can handle it without God or just our fast-paced lives that want the instant gratification we believe we won’t get from praying?
What would change in your life if you took the next five minutes to pray about that unique challenge?
The signs are developing before our eyes and those signs are bubbling to the top in dramatic fashion.
But the key for you and me is to create good out of the bad and to be prepared. It was Walt Disney who said in a previous economic downturn: “I’ve heard there’s going to be a recession. I’ve decided not to participate.” Heed the signs and plan accordingly.
You can survive the approaching storm.
You have a choice on the road you take. Some roads are easier than others, so count the cost before you start your journey.
Never choose the road just because it’s the road for your friend, your dad, your co-worker or even your pastor. Choose the road for you. Indeed, it will make all the difference.
Believe me, you have a point. You’ve made it in conversation, on Facebook, in your rants, in the grocery store and at church. It’s evident