Said vs. Done

Faith that your actions will always speak louder than your words. Faith that your hard work will pay off in the end. To get the “well done, thou good and faithful servant,” you have to do the work. That line isn’t given out to the ones that only give lip service. To the inventor who […]

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Righteous, Totally

For you. For your family. For your employer. For your community. You have an obligation to do the right thing. It is the minimum expectation you probably have for others. And if you hold yourself to the highest standard possible, there should never be any wavering in our quests to do that which is right. […]

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King of You

Food Alcohol Sex Drugs Laziness Television Social Media Consumerism Sleep Anger Even too much Exercise There are some things that are beneficial in moderation. But if you notice you can’t escape, if you have become addicted, then you have lost your control. No longer are you free but have become a slave to your passions. […]

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Resistance to Fear

The little girl on the stage standing in the bright lights waiting for the recital to begin. The boy on the wrestling mat facing an unknown opponent. The adult at the podium addressing the audience. Stepping on the stage, in the ring, or in front of others can cause butterflies, nervousness, or make you outright […]

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Time Flies

On my assembly line, it takes 93 seconds to complete a series of tasks per car. The job is designed that you have 100% utilization during the 93 seconds. What does this mean? For the average worker, all time is accounted for. There is no room for errors. Small acts, such as dropping a screw, […]

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Losing Before Beginning

If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win. –Carl Lewis Feel like you are going to lose even before you begin? It doesn’t matter whether it is in business, sports, or any venture you undertake. If you think you can’t win, chances are you won’t. But you can choose to: […]

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Strength to Carry the Load

I remember the early days of road marching. My rucksack, loaded with all my gear, was heavy. The rifle I carried got heavier with every step I took. My muscles ached. My feet hurt. As the strain in my back and neck crept toward what I thought was the “unbearable” threshold, my thoughts turned to […]

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Don’t Snooze On Your Dreams

All great works started here. Ideas were pulled from the ether. They were given life with a plan, crafted with work. Do not hit the snooze button on your dreams. Get up and make them come to life. If you delay, those dreams will remain in the ether until they slowly fade away.

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Move Your Mountain

How often have I looked into the future and viewed that great achievement of my imagination? I could smell it, visualize it, almost reach out and touch it. I would imagine how great it would be to accomplish it. The vision would often continue in my mind for a few days, even for weeks. And […]

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Your Life’s Work

Do you love what you do? What if your life’s work is far from being complete? Do you still love it? Do you love the process even in the midst of the struggles and the lows? What if the money is really good, but you hate it? Is it still worth it? Maybe. But how […]

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