The Three C’s of Grit

Why is it that some people succeed in starting a new business, ministry opportunity, or creative enterprise and others fail? If you read or listen to motivational books you learned the importance of knowing you’re why, identifying your passion, developing a business plan, understanding your niche, having goals with measurable outcomes, and having a tribe. […]

Things You May Not Know About Memorial Day

What are you planning on doing this Memorial Day weekend? It will be the official launch of summer, there will be swimming, BBQs, wine festivals, camping, all types of fun activities. My wife and I will hit the road to visit our daughter’s family in the beautiful hill country of Texas. I will be praying […]

How to Overcome Fear of Failure Part 1

Failure can stir up feelings of disappointment, anger, sadness, regret, frustration, disappointment, and confusion. Underneath this fear is a deeper fear of shame. People who have a fear of failure are motivated to avoid failing, not because they cannot manage the underlying emotions of disappointment, anger, and frustration that accompany such experiences, but because failing […]

4 Tactics That Will Kill Fear!

Self-observation can be a great use of your time if it leads to positive things and not into self-flagellation. I’ve spent a significant portion of my working life guiding people through self-observation. In that time, I have discovered far too many people on the edge of a breakthrough in their personal life, their relationships, or […]