2017 has found me in a much different situation than anything I have experienced. I am 46, soon to be 47 in November, and I am for the first time working in a different state from where I live. My family resides in Franklin, TN while I am currently working in Salt Lake City, UT.… Read More How to Survive Being Away from Your Family and Kids for Work
Whenever I go through the airport heading to my flight, I make it a point to walk through the bookstore. 90% of the time something will catch my eye and once again they have me hooked. I’m a sucker for a good book. However on this particular morning while heading out to Salt Lake City… Read More A 2017 Reading List for Success
There are many great leaders and groups doing wonderful work in sharing Jesus with the world. Several weeks ago I was introduced to Global Media Outreach. GMO as they call it was founded by Walt Wilson. I could write several books about Walt and you’d never be able to put them down. Former marine and… Read More A Visit with Global Media Outreach
To my dear friends who support Hillary Clinton, I know that you all are troubled by Donald Trump. He’s not what any of us wanted running for office. I won’t try to defend or justify him to you. Why I am writing this letter to you all. I have been unemployed since May 2016. Since… Read More Buckle Up. Hillary and Her Cronies are Pure Evil.
Tuesday morning. Dropped the kids off at 7:58 just before the 8:00 buzzer. Whew! I was running late because the printer wasn’t working and my 13 year old son needed his homework printed. Quick lecture on printing it and having it ready the night before all while fixing the printer. Done. 3 kids waiting in… Read More Leading Your Family. Loving Them Well.
Thanks to Justin Owen at Beacon Center, I had the unexpected opportunity last week to attend the State Policy Network’s Annual Conference held at Gaylord Opryland Hotel in my beloved Nashville, TN. I got so much more from the conference than I expected. This was my first politically focused conference, and after attending, I’m sad… Read More SPN (State Policy Network) Conference
My fifteen year career with Dave Ramsey and the Ramsey Organization ended on May 2, 2016. It was a wonderful fifteen years, and while I was sad to see it end, it was time. It was a wonderful journey through which I learned so much. I met and worked with so many wonderful people, and… Read More HALFTIME, A Life Journey
During this election cycle I have been utterly amazed at how uniformed so many people are about Hillary Clinton. Scandals upon scandals. Lies. Lies. Lies. So I pose these questions to you. When do you know if Hillary Clinton is lying? When she is talking. How many illegal scandals does it take to finally… Read More Politics. Corruption. #DNCleak.
I’m an active guy. Slowing down is not something I do well. At work, I stay busy. At home, I stay busy.Even when I go on vacation, I don’t vacation. What is this “relaxation” you speak of? So here’s a great example of what I’m talking about. I planned a family trip to Disney a… Read More Part of Leadership. Learn to Relax.
I love planning. Absolutely, love it. I don’t think I realized how much I enjoyed planning until more recently as my job responsibilities have changed. I enjoy looking into the future to create vision and devising plans on how to achieve that vision. Thinking through the details, all the angles, all the possibilities. It excites… Read More Strategic Planning