How To Defeat “If Only”

How To Defeat “If Only”

Most likely, we have all used the words “If Only.”  If only I had applied myself in college. If only I would have stayed married. If only I had saved more money. If only I would not have made that decision. How do we defeat “If Only?” Three Weapons to Defeat “If Only”...
Creating Margin in Your Life

Creating Margin in Your Life

What does it mean to have “Margin in life?”   Margin is the space between our load and our limits: our reserves. It is the opposite of overload.   Ways to Create Margin   1.  Be intentional: control your schedule. 2.  Learn to say NO! 3.  Define and defend...
Personal Philosophy of Life

Personal Philosophy of Life

What is a Personal Philosophy? It can be guiding principles or a guiding statement that informs what you think, say, and do.   It is not your Purpose Statement.    My Purpose Statement: To encourage and empower others to live, lead, and finish well.  ...
Mindset Outperforms Skill Set

Mindset Outperforms Skill Set

Mindset outperforms skillset with only a few exceptions.  A global survey was done of employers, and 96% chose mindset over skill set. Also, you are three times more likely to get or keep a job because of mindset rather than skills alone. An example is an employee I...
A Group of People We All Need

A Group of People We All Need

Have you ever heard the expression “Personal Board of Directors?” Several times in the Bible, Proverbs says we need a “Multitude of Counselors.”  In my forty-plus years of leading organizations, I learned by experience that this is the truth! But unfortunately, in my...