Encouragement

10 Years of Mastering the Moments – How It Started, How It’s Going

It was 10 years ago this month when I first shared the words, “this moment matters,” with a live audience–at the annual convention of the Independent Community Bankers of America at the Gaylord Opryland Resort right here in Nashville. Oh, how far we’ve all come since then! Getting in front of that audience was a …

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Feel Like You’ve Hit the Wall? (Look Again)

drawing - hit the wall

August 2008: Depressed. April 2014: Bleak. November 2016: Empty. September 2019: Burned out. Those are a few of the times in my life where I felt like I hit the wall. Like I had come to the end. According to Grammarist.com, “hit the wall” is a term that athletes use to mean “the point in …

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While You Were (Are) Waiting: 5 Things to Remember

woman sitting near white wooden door

A lot of us are waiting right now–waiting for the kids to go back to school, waiting for income to be restored, waiting for a relationship, waiting… A lot of life is spent waiting, actually. Unless everything is exactly as you want it to be right now, you’re waiting on something. Waiting reminds me of …

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How to Recover from Stressful Situations: Take 10 for Movement and Meditation

Green Means Go!

Have you ever found yourself sitting at a traffic light, 2nd in line, and when the light turns green, the jerk in front of you just sits there? On his phone, no doubt. Keep your head out of your apps, buddy! you think. Then, the light turns yellow, and this bozo is still just sitting there. You honk. …

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