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leadership

What is Wrong with Having Favorites?

When I lead a team at Best Buy I spent a disproportionate amount of time with top performers and hardly any with under performers. I played favorites and I am proud of it. This is unusual because I have observed that most mangers spend their time with the weak team members because they oftentimes are […]

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books mind

As a Man Thinketh

A couple of years ago I thankfully realized that my mind had fallen into an endless cycle of judgement. Strangers I passed on the street were too overweight, dressed in a distracting way, were lazy, or raising their children poorly, my family was focused on the wrong things, unhealthy, victims of their own mindset, and […]

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spiritual

God Loves Me Exactly As I Am

This morning while I was completing a hollotropic breath work session from the Soma Awareness 21-day program my eyes welled up in tears as I was connecting with the divine within, the Holy Spirit.  I could feel an ounce of God’s love and it felt amazing! Here I am, someone that is imperfect with many […]

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body books spiritual

Fasting for Spiritual Breakthrough

The Bible is full of examples of fasting and our modern western Christian culture has all but lost most of them. My friend Trent Holbert suggested I read the book Fasting for Spiritual Breakthrough, by Elmer L. Towns, and boy am I glad he did! This book has examples of nine different fasts based on […]

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body mind

I have a goal to run a full Marathon. Any suggestions?

You need to do whatever you need to for you to know your mind can handle it. Once you can say with zero doubt that you can complete a marathon, you can! Tactically it’s not that hard to run the 26 miles. But you need the right motivation and the right reason to not quit […]

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spiritual

Psalm 37 – What is Permanent?

Psalm 37 says: “Do not fret because of those who are evil or be envious of those who do wrong; for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away.” v1&2 So if these die, what remains? What is permanent? Looking at the rest of the Psalm gives hints […]

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books

My Favorites from 2019

I discovered a lot of new content this year, and yes on a few of these I am way late to the party. But what can I say? I always seem to go left when the majority goes right and right when the majority goes left!  “If you only read the books that everyone else […]

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spiritual

Sing Praise to Him

Psalm 105:2 says: “Sing to him, sing praise to him;  tell of all his wonderful acts.” How much time do we spend singing the praise of all of God’s wonderful acts in our lives? The answer for me is, not enough! Our culture has made it taboo to talk too much about positive things in […]

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spiritual

The Power of the Holy Spirit

I have been confused about the Holy Spirit and what it can do and the more I learn about its mysterious ways the harder it is for me understand. First, I thought of it as a superpower that if I had enough faith and tried hard enough then I could throw a mountain into the […]

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books

The Ultimate Playbook To Be More Effective

With something for even the most productive, Dan S. Kennedy’s book will change the way you operate. This book is chock-full of valuable information, I found myself frantically scribbling down notes while flying through it and have already witnessed a tremendous uptick in my effectiveness. Some of the lessons that stuck with me were the following: […]