The First Thing High School Wrestling Taught Me:

I never thought high school wrestling and what I would learn through that sport could be so integral to my life.  I am grateful Jim Haskin pushed me to stick with my commitments, because it has forever changed my life.  


Don’t Be An Idiot: Why You Should Always Work Hard Till The End

Building bridges of relationship that can bear the weight of truth.  This phrase needs to be ringing in our minds every time that we are talking to someone.  Not because we need to be buddy buddy with every person we come in contact with, but because of how it can help us with all of … Continue reading Don’t Be An Idiot: Why You Should Always Work Hard Till The End

It’s Not My Job

Later that day, as I was mulling over the phrase, “it’s not my job,” I stopped dead in my tracks as a very important question came to the forefront of my mind, “Isn’t it your job to love and serve others?”

Consistent Service

No matter what, problems will arise and service will be lack luster at some point, but it’s those strong bonds of relationship that will keep your customers because they know that 98% of the time you are going above and beyond and meeting their needs.

Stop Lying To Yourself

It’s time that we take the advice of Gary Vaynerchuk, Seth Godin, Nike, and so many others and just do it.  If you want to eventually write a book, why don’t you try blogging two to three times a week.  If you want to become a nurse practitioner, why don’t you go take a class or two at a local college to see if it sparks an interest.  If you want to go serve somewhere around the world, why don’t you find that population of people in your community and start serving them now.

Build Bridges, Don’t Burn Them

There is a phrase from Dr. Tim Elmore, who is a brilliant thought leader around how to best reach and impact the up and coming generation of students, that goes like this “We must build bridges of relationship that can bear the weight of truth.”  Yes... you are correct, that is a mic drop moment.

Flipping The Ask

There is this video from Simon Sinek that is stuck in my head and has been consuming my thoughts for the past few weeks.  A main point that he talked about and that I have been mulling over and applying it to my life for weeks is all about flipping the ask.