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  • How to Be a Better Parent By Doing Less and Saying No More - Have you ever felt like you weren’t hitting the mark as a parent? Maybe you know that you’re making it by (I mean, the kids are surviving, right?) but you’re just not where you want to be when it comes to being active, present, and proactive as a parent. What’s the solution to this feeling? …
  • How to Help Your Child Overcome Fear (and How to Overcome Fear Yourself) - As a parent, you want your child to do well in life. You want them to have a life that is better than what you had. But if you want your child to do anything of value in life, you’re going to have to help them learn how to overcome fear. That’s because their ability …
  • 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 …

The Art of Starting Something New Without Ruining What You Have

Have you ever gotten tired of the same-old stuff and decided to go down the path of starting something new in life? Maybe it’s your job, your car, your hobbies, your hair, your clothes, the music you listen to, the way the organization you work for operates, the work you do within your organization, or …

Courage for Kids: How to Teach Your Kids To Be Courageous

How do you teach your kids to be courageous? How do you teach them to think bigger than here and now, dream beyond what they currently see, and go after that vision?  Here’s how you teach courage for kids: By showing them what it looks like to be afraid. Here’s what I mean… One of …

The Power of Perspective: How to Balance Everything Without Losing Focus

We all get blinded by our own ambition from time to time. We get so caught up in what we want and how we see progress unfolding in our lives that we forget to back up and adjust our focus on what’s truly important around us. That’s when we need perspective.  Perspective is defined as …

How to Make Your Kids Happy Without Giving Them More Stuff

If you’ve been a parent for more than a few minutes, then you know how hard it is to keep your kid happy. It seems like every time you turn around they have a new request or they need something immediately. Everything is urgent to them, and it feels like their wants are all needs. …

What Effective and Influential People Know That Most Don’t

Some people hate marketers, and it’s easy to understand why. It’s at least partly due to the out-of-hand volume of telemarketing calls trying to sell car warranties. Man, why are those people still calling? Whether we like it or not, though, we’re all marketers, and the most effective and influential people are willing to embrace …

The Truth About Fear and How to Overcome It

The biggest opponent to loving deeper, leading better, and leaving a legacy is not the lack of knowledge, experience, or will-power. Your biggest opponent is fear. Fear is the number one robber of all things good in life. The reason you don’t have the life you want, the character you want, the memories you want, …

How to Be the Head of the Household (in a Healthy Way)

As a man, it can be intimidating to take on the role of leader of the house. But what does it mean to lead your family and how can you assume that role as the dad? First, it’s important to understand that leadership is not a title given to you. It’s an outlook. It’s a …

Why Am I Never Satisfied?

Have you found yourself jumping from thing to thing without ever being satisfied? Have you ever wondered why you never seem to be content? You’re not alone.  While being discontent isn’t ideal, it’s all-too-normal in American society. One study found that only 14% of American adults say they’re very happy. We all have “if I …