A couple weeks ago, I posted an article that was summarizing a post originally made by leadership expert Claude Hamilton. Continuing that tradition of borrowing from those with actual fruit on the tree, here’s “Claude’s ‘Secrets’ to Success, Part 2.” Common traits among all successful people: Production. Winners are producers, despite whatever challenges life tries […]

I recently began reading C.S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity. I’d often heard Lewis cited as one of the most influential theologians of the 20th century, and was very interested in reading some of his non-fiction work (I loved the Narnia books as a child and watched the BBC’s adaptation of them so many times my parents […]

A great friend and mentor of mine, leadership expert Claude Hamilton, recently published an amazing post on his “secrets to success.” Of course, I personally feel like any time the word “secret” is put in front of the word “success,” it must be at least a little tongue-in-cheek,  seeing as how there have been countless […]

Facing the Giants

Hello all. Sorry for the long break between posts, but I’m back now, and I’m starting off with a clip from a movie I saw many years ago: Facing the Giants. Because of where I was in my life at the time I saw it, the movie didn’t impress me much. Now that I’m older […]

Years ago, I bought a book on how to be more proactive and stop putting tasks off for later. Staring at the book on my desk now, I hope the universe likes irony, because I still haven’t gotten around to reading it. Sometimes, it makes me laugh. Other times, when I really let myself think […]

Originally posted on Claude Hamilton:
The other night, as I spoke at the LIFE meeting, I had a lot of thoughts running through my mind.  I kicked off the evening with a success talk on the “Attributes of a Leader” and then after a short break proudly shared the LIFE opportunity with everyone in the…

Having taken the dive headfirst into the Mental Fitness Challenge, I’m starting feel it’s both a blessing and a curse. The blessing is obviously that I get to become the best version of myself I possibly can be. The curse? I have to grow. Developing a Spine The saying goes that a wishbone will never […]

Leadership expert and author Orrin Woodward’s book RESOLVED: 13 Resolutions for Life is hands down one of the best leadership books written in recent history (or ever, but I could be biased). As Orrin discusses below, some of the inspiration for the book came from three 18th century colonial Americans who made a difference in […]

Have you taken the Mental Fitness Challenge yet? One week since its launch, and already I’ve seen the positive impact of the Mental Fitness Challenge in myself and in others. As leadership expert Claude Hamilton writes, “The LIFE products provide the tools to change yourself for the better so that you can live the life […]

You know when you get a new toy, and suddenly it’s all you want to play with? With the explosive launch and viral buzz of the Mental Fitness Challenge, it’s hard to believe I’ve only been at this for a few days, but it’s been a blast! During a conversation with leadership expert and LIFE […]