Perseverance

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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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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REBOOT: 5 Essentials to Get You (and Your Team) Ready to Rise in 2021

It’s time for a fresh start. Congratulations! You’ve survived 2020. (Almost, anyway.) This year has been a doozy, and the fact you’re still here is something to celebrate–truly. Now, the question is: How do we prepare for what’s next? And how do we not only survive 2021, but get back to a state of thriving? …

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