Riddle me this: What’s the easiest question to answer as a kid but only get’s harder as we grow older?

Well, what's the answer to this riddle?  What is the easiest question to answer as a kid but one that only get's harder to answer as we grow older?  Any takers?  The answer is what I call The Golden Question... The Golden Question: What do you want to do with your life? Do you agree?  How was this question so easy to answer when we were six years old but as adults it became mind-boggling? … Continue reading Riddle me this: What’s the easiest question to answer as a kid but only get’s harder as we grow older?

Here’s the strategy that forever changed how I deal with stress…

If I have learned one thing from living with chronic pain everyday, it's that we live in a world where irritability and frustration often comes easier than happiness.  It seems easier to notice the things that upset us most in life than to appreciate those things that truly make us smile.  If this sounds familiar to you, than give brief article a quick read (less than a minute). I truly believe that the best way … Continue reading Here’s the strategy that forever changed how I deal with stress…

How important is hard work…really?

I will never forget the day my father drove home his beautiful yellow Porsche for the first time.  My brothers and I just stood there with our jaws wide open until my father pointed out his favorite part of the car - the license plate - that read "HRD WORK". But how important is hard work, really? Hard work has always been a pillar of my upbringing but the day he brought home that car … Continue reading How important is hard work…really?

Here’s why I set alarms for 4:00 AM everyday…even Saturday’s.

Most people will think I'm crazy after reading the title of this article and that's ok, because my wife does too.  The truth is, only a handful of people will read this entire post because most people scoff at the idea of waking up so early, especially on a weekend - but not me.  Actually, I take that back.  There was a time in my life when I slept until lunch and didn't think twice … Continue reading Here’s why I set alarms for 4:00 AM everyday…even Saturday’s.

Here’s why every great leader needs a devils advocate…

Once again, I've written another post to share a leadership strategy that directly contradicts some of our most common leadership instincts.  As leaders, there are so many decisions that we are forced to make and our instincts often lead us to surrounding ourselves with like-minded people who support those decisions.  Those same instincts lead us to keeping the people who contradict how we think at arms length away and while this might make life easier … Continue reading Here’s why every great leader needs a devils advocate…

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