Category Archives: Motivation

Don’t Ditch It, Switch It!


When it comes to attitudes, most of us have a hard time staying on the positive side of the road. The number of days I started with a Norman Vincent Peale attitude that switched to Eeyore by 10 am are too many to count. What happened? Continue reading

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Putting your brain in the fast lane!


The wider the lane, the faster the brain can get to what you already retained. Continue reading

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Accountability and bucket lists


What do you do when your son asks you to do something you haven’t done in years? Continue reading

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A vacation to do – A personal mission statement


The best thing I discovered while driving between Montgomery and Fairhope …. Continue reading

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Pareto and Lap Swimming in the Work Pool


Listening to my buddy, Chris Klinger’s Minutespiration vlog on the Pareto Principle, Do You Pareto?, I noticed how my interval was a small part of my workout, but it makes all the difference in my performance. So why not apply it a 20% interval into my work day and see if I get an 80% return? Continue reading

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The Path of No Resistance and The Mind Like Water


Imagine that you had no control over your thoughts, no control over your responses, and no control over your emotions. One of these is true. Can you guess which one?

Garrett Kramer got me thinking about not thinking………. Continue reading

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Why we should all remain two year olds!


“He has been here for 20 years; but it more like he’s been here a year and just repeated the first year twenty times.”
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If You Have a Weak Link, Buy a Better Chain


How many times have you heard, “so and so is the weak link on our team.” Or “Why should I bust my rear when so and so skates and gets the same raise as me.” ………. Continue reading

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Random 6 am Thoughts in the Shower after a Sluggish Workout


What will I do with the rest of today? John Maxwell’s Daily Reader challenged me to expect the best for 30 days and that sure didn’t work out on my “I feel like walking” 4 mile run slog. Jesus Calling … Continue reading

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An Open Door vs. An Open Heart


There’s a big difference between an open door and an open heart! Continue reading

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