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...
How to Become a More Disciplined Person

How to Become a More Disciplined Person

Did you know most people believe they lack self-discipline? Here are the reasons why: Procrastination Lack of Purpose No Goals Negative mindset Fear of failure Ways to become a disciplined person: 1.  Consistent Micro-Disciplines (study, sleep, exercise, goals,...
Who Should I Hire?

Who Should I Hire?

In the book “The Ideal Team Player,” leadership expert Patrick Lencioni says you should hire people who are humble, hungry, and smart. Let’s break that down:   Humble – being of little ego. An example is someone who focuses more on their teammates than themselves....
How I Slay the Day: My Morning Routine

How I Slay the Day: My Morning Routine

Most people begin their day with no plan, much less an attitude to slay the day. Here is an example of my morning routine (most days): Wake up around 5:30 AM Begin with prayer (for you, it could be meditation) Bible Reading Life on a 3×5 Card (this is my secret...
The Greatest Addition

The Greatest Addition

Many times, the greatest addition in life and work is subtraction.   We have only so many hours in a day, so it is truly an addition when you subtract certain activities.   Here’s why:   1.  Doing less allows you to focus on a few top priorities each...