Wife: Honey, do you have any idea where we’re going?
Husband: No, but I do know we’re making great time!
I have heard this little joke hundreds of times and it still makes me smile when I hear it. Why? Probably because there is a little ring of truth to it!
A lot of us guys are always in a hurry…but to where?
People will usually live up to your expectations or live down to your expectations. If you don’t expect much from people then that’s what they will probably deliver. If you do expect much, they will probably deliver much.
“Blessed is he who expects nothing for he shall receive it.” —Ben Franklin
Saturday I started writing a blog on Leadership. I had a change of heart on Sunday. We all know that life can be unpredictable, and Saturday night proved it. A very good friend of mine named Cecil, was having dinner with his family and choked on a piece of food. People who were at the restaurant administered CPR but could not get Cecil to breathe. He went approximately 20 minutes without oxygen.
What does thinking big have to do with being successful? Everything!
Those who think big accomplish big things, those who think small accomplish small things. Proverbs 23:7 says; “As a man thinks, so he is.”
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover. —–Mark Twain
The Three Blind Mice, The Three Musketeers, 1,2,3 go! The ABC’s. It has been proven that there is power in communicating in three’s.
There must be something to it because God manifests himself to us in scripture in three different ways; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit! So in keeping with the power of three, I have listed the 3 most important areas of our lives; God, Family, and Career. I know this is not a new concept and I know you have heard it all your life, but here’s something you may not have heard;
Ever thought of starting your own business? Starting your own successful business can be one of the most exciting times of your life. BUT, you need to do a little “soul searching” first.
Here are 10 questions you really need to answer honestly!
I want to share a biblical principle with you that will help you attain a fuller, richer, more successful, more content life!
Giving more to live more seems like the opposite of what the world would have us believe. The world says, receive more to live more.
Here is a principle that is a promise from God that most of us do not take advantage of.
This principle is the principle of Firstfruits, or the tithe. Now I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking I’ve heard tithing stuff a million times, I don’t need to read about it again!
Please stay with me. There is a blessing to be had that you really, really don’t want to miss out on!
As owners of a manufacturing business, Shaundra and I employed between 50 and 75 people at any given time.
We witnessed a tremendous lack of commitment from the labor force. We went through hundreds of employees before we found people who even wanted to be trained to be effective employees.
I thought it would be fun to do a “David Letterman” top 10 thing. Sometimes a clear picture can be painted by pointing out the negative, so it will accentuate the positive. Here’s what I mean; If thinking small will insure your UN-employment, then this implies that thinking big will insure your EM-ployment.
Here we go…drum roll please!
Reason 1: Giving to others takes the focus off yourself.
Life has many avenues for stress. Job pressures, raising children, marriage, loss of a loved one, the list goes on and on. Pressures from life can build up and before you know it, you can become frustrated and discontent. One way to relieve that pressure is through giving to others. Giving to others redirects your focus on someone else rather than your own problems or victories.
Ever witness someone doing something so well that it made you stop and take a second look?
Remember the video of the traffic cop directing traffic like no other traffic cop? It was almost like a dance! He developed his skills to the level of a masterful artist. You could call him the “Michelangelo” of traffic cops!