the most important question you can ask

just ask one thing how can this become better if you don’t it won’t I was listening to a talk this morning by Kasey Phillips on the iinspire morning call (http://iinspire.us.) Kasey talked about creating great things from the darkest of times. In her amazing story of finding great success out of a stressful situation…

celebrate hump day

celebrate hump day you’re on the top of the week the view’s amazing As I drove my kids to school this morning we watched (listened to) a YouTube remix video of the Geico “Hump Day Commercial” over and over again. Two or three replays into the video it dawned on me that If it truly…

are you too comfortable?

sit back and relax get really comfortable can’t do much from there There’s a story I heard: Two old men sat on a porch in rocking chairs enjoying their relaxation and remembering times from their youth. It was a beautiful late summer day and young children played in a nearby field. An old dog lay between…

on doing and growing

do – repeat – repeat do you really want to grow do something different We all have habits, some good some bad, and some that were once good but are no longer serving us. I’ve been on a journey for several years now to learn to be better: a better father, a better husband, a…

autumn zen

chip mulch rake into piles autumn leaves or miles and miles it’s gonna snow soon It’s early November in New England and the leaves for the most part are on the ground. It’s a time to get ready for winter and enjoy crisp mornings and the occasional warm afternoon. Pools have been closed, and it’s…

know your passion

how do you know how do you know your passion you kind of just know Do you know your passion? Do you really know it? If you are not sure then keep looking because when it hits you you know.

do something now

will do, did, doing only one can happen now only one matters Over the years if there is one thing I’ve become really good at, I mean really good, it has been the art of procrastination. -“why do today something you can put off until tomorrow”- The easiest way to procrastinate is to agree to…

Because I Choose to Be

I am OUTSTANDINGnot good great or excellent OUT – FREAKING – STANDINGAbout a year ago I decided to be excellent. I decided in fact that I would start each day as if it was destined to be the best day of my life. You see today is the best day of my life because it is…

Only Fear Can Stop You

what are you afraid of?what is holding you back?can you push past it?Some fear serves us well; some keeps us off rickety ladders or out of shark infested waters; some fear just keeps a lines of boys on one side of the gym and a lines of girls on the other at junior high dances. How is…