How to Change the Culture Without Being a Butthole

How do you change people? How do you change yourself? We all want to positively impact people around us, but how do we do it? It’s an age-old question that’s probably more relevant now than in any other time in recent history. Just between politics, racial tension, and vaccinations, we’re experiencing more friction now than …

Studies Show Working Overtime Is Basically Pointless

If I asked a room full of men to raise their hand if they work more than 40 hours per week, nearly every hand would go up.  If I asked them to keep their hand raised if they work more than 50 hours per week, I imagine only a small minority of the room’s hands …

Is Self Help Actually Helpful?

We live in a world full of self-help gurus and products. But are they actually helpful? Do the vast amount of materials, voices, products, and services telling us how to be better and do better actually cause us to live better? In the off chance that you haven’t noticed, American society is very much a …

3 Exercises That Are Perfect for Busy Dads

If you’re anything like most dads, exercising tends to fall down towards the middle or bottom of your list of priorities. You tell yourself you’ll work out, you might even fully intend to work out, but something always comes along that’s more important or more urgent. Before you know it, years have passed, you’re packing …

How We’ve Misunderstood Blessings

What does it really mean to be blessed? We’ve all had the conversations where someone describes something good that’s happened to them and then says, “We’re blessed.” The implication is because something good has happened, that must mean that God has given his blessing. But what about when something bad happens? Are we still blessed? When someone says, “I lost my job today…”, is it appropriate to follow that with, “…guess you’re not blessed”?