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Why Your Story Sucks : 11 Life Lessons to Edit Your Boring Story (from #Storyline)

  Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them  — Henry David Thoreau Storyline is not a conference…it’s an experience. It’s very difficult to explain when you get home.  You just know that going forward things can never be the same.  Whether or not your story […]

Remember When …? 8 Keys to Creating a Good Memory

None know how often the hand of God is seen in a wilderness – Thomas Cole Stories are made everyday. You never know when they are going to happen.  But you have to be there to be a part of them. You have to be “doing” something.  You have to be “living”, “involved”, and “engaged” […]

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You Don’t Have to Die to Leave a Legacy: 10 Steps to Focus

Every man dies, but not every man lives.  –William Wallace (Braveheart) I want to leave a legacy. I want to be remembered for something worthy. Did I choose to love?  Did I choose to sacrifice for the good of others?  Was I the best dad I could be? Inside all of us, there is this […]

In Life You Play for All the Marbles

Time = Life, Therefore, waste your time and waste of your life, or master your time and master your life.  – Alan Lakein Do you ever get to a Sunday night or first thing Monday morning and feel like you have wasted a weekend? Listen to a wise man Here is a story about an older […]

Courageous: It’s Never Too Late to Change the Story You Tell Your Kids

  Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.  – Charles R. Swindoll We don’t always get things right the first time.  If you’ve played any golf at all, you may wonder if you will EVER get it right.  But with most things, you get better over time if […]

The Third Key to Living a Great Life – Engage Others

The first follower is what transforms a lone nut into a leader  – Derek Sivers When you find something truly worth of wanting… Something good, Something self-sacrificing… Something you want, not because of the glory or to feed your ego, When you find THAT… You become much more interested in life. Your story not only […]

The Second Key to Living a Great Life – Be Clear on What You Want

Do you know what you want? I mean what you REALLY want?  You have to WANT something or want to DO something or your life will be pretty boring. Define Happy But you say, “I just want to be HAPPY.”  You’ve got to be more specific than that.  What does happiness mean to you?  Define […]

The First Key to Living a Great Life – Take Resposibility

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. -Abraham Lincoln Taking Responsibility Not taking responsibility may be less demanding and less painful.  America is a culture that avoids responsibility so you’re just doing what everybody else is doing.  It’s more comfortable. You can just take it easy and blame problems in your […]

Six Deep? – You Need At Least Six to Carry the Casket

Next to marriage, I think the gift of friendship is one of the greatest things God has given us. But many men don’t do well at either one. When someone you know dies, for better or for worse, you get to watch what it takes to organize a funeral.  Part of the decision-making process includes […]