Be Stronger Than Hate

Be Stronger Than Hate

The events of last weekend in my hometown of Pittsburgh sadden me. I’m not naive enough to believe that I have an answer to the violence that occurs all too frequently in our country. But, I do know this… we can do better. Words matter. The words we speak...
Morning Routine is Crucial

Morning Routine is Crucial

Reference Links: Tony Robbins Priming Routine Miracle Morning I credit a solid morning routine with much of my personal progress. It starts my day off on the right foot by allowing me to attack the day focused and calm. Positive or negative, it may very well be the...
Why Meditate?

Why Meditate?

Meditation has been one of the hardest habits for me to create. I love to meditate but every day I fight myself to actually perform the act. I feel much better after meditation and I think I owe my sense of increased focus to meditation, so why do I still have such a...
Why I use Define My Day

Why I use Define My Day

A happy family… that was my priority but somehow it wasn’t happening.   I told myself that working long hours was for the benefit of my kids. Lynn and I were fighting. The kids weren’t happy. The more work I put in, the worse it got.   I wanted...
It’s Time to Take Control Of Your Destiny

It’s Time to Take Control Of Your Destiny

I recently read this article about the increasing pay of the McDonald’s CEO. He now makes $21.8 million while many of McDonald’s employees live below the poverty line. The article goes on to describe his increasing pay, corporate pay ratios and generally...
The Problem with the Hustle

The Problem with the Hustle

Hustle, 10X, work hard, the grind… we see it every day. We’re told that if we aren’t grinding it out… wearing ourselves out… we’re not working hard enough. I say that’s garbage. I’m certainly not against hard work. Far...
Something Good You Can Do For a Random Stranger

Something Good You Can Do For a Random Stranger

You never know how the most subtle act of kindness can change someone’s day. It just happened to me in the most random of ways. I was walking through a large discount store a few days ago. I had my earbuds in while listening to an audiobook. I do it a lot when I...
Thinking of Suicide

Thinking of Suicide

If you are thinking about suicide, tell someone. If you don’t have someone near you that would understand, tell a stranger. Someone out there will care. Someone out there probably already does.   You may not want to feel embarrassment or pity. That’s ok....
5 Ways to Gain Clarity in Life

5 Ways to Gain Clarity in Life

I know how busy and hectic life can seem. There are a million things going on. It may be work, your spouse, your home, kids, family members, or friends. How can we pull it all together, tackle it all, and have time for ourselves? It can sometimes seem impossible. I’d...
Find Your Purpose

Find Your Purpose

Have you ever asked yourself what your purpose is? What was the answer? I think that a lack of driving purpose is why a lot of people struggle. How disheartening is that? I’m not sure anything bothers me more than to see someone go through each day as if they...