Encouragement

Back in the Saddle… and Unleashing Beast Mode

Unleashing Beast Mode

It’s January 3. Kids are back in school. I’m… (Hope Aerosmith is Back in the Saddle and on tour again soon… but that’s another story.) How are you feeling after the holiday break? I’m not gonna lie. 2023 was a tough one. LOTS of good things, but also, REALLY challenging. Add in the holiday break …

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Want to come back better than EVER? The journey starts here…

It’s been a wild few years. (Or, maybe you’d call it something other than “wild.”) I don’t know exactly what you’ve been through or where you are now, but if you find yourself at a bit of a crossroads–a long way from where you used to be, yet still a long way from where you …

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Grab a rope to “save” a moment (and yourself)

Yesterday was a good morning. No, a GREAT morning. A jumping-for-joy morning! Why? Because I got my son off to school—on a Monday—with no blow-ups. Better than that, we actually laughed and had fun. But then, it was almost ruined. And that’s what inspired the drawing above. Let me explain… and hopefully share something you …

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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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