Why Dreams Die

Have you ever wondered why dreams die? Why do people settle for lives that are less than what they imagined? How is it that too many of us (most of us) quit on our dreams and decide they’re no longer worth chasing? People talk a lot about making a difference and changing the world, and …

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 Be a Leader Without the Title

When you’re not the one “in charge” it can be intimidating to step up and lead the people around you. But what exactly is a leader and how can you assume that role even if you don’t have a leadership title at your job? First, it’s important to understand that leadership is not a title …

Why Your Dream Will Probably Take Forever, and Why That’s Good

Let’s face it – as men, we can be pretty impatient at times. We want what we want and we want it as soon as possible, especially for those of us who are highly driven. So it makes sense why we get frustrated when the dreams and goals we have aren’t accomplished as quickly as …

Should I Quit My Job? 5 Reasons to Quit Your Job

Job dissatisfaction and resignations are on the rise at an alarming rate in America. Over 4 million Americans quit their jobs in December 2021, which was a 26% increase over the same month in the previous year. And that shouldn’t be surprising considering approximately 70% of Americans are not engaged in their jobs. Maybe that’s …

What to Do When You Hate Your Job

“I hate my job.” We’ve all been there. You dream about leaving the 9-5 grind behind and launching out on some great new adventure. It sounds wonderful. But here’s something you badly need to hear: Your day job could actually be the one thing that can help ensure future success in your dream job. In …

How to Find Balance and Sanity as a Parent Working Two Jobs

I remember sitting at my computer trying to work in our living room in our tiny townhouse when our son Jackson was 2 years old. I barely remember what I was doing now, but I remember thinking at the time that it was very important. I was chasing my dream, pursuing my purpose. I was …

Is College Worth It?

If you’ve looked at the cost of college tuition lately (which is typically around $10,000 and up per year), you might be asking yourself, “Should my kid go to college? Is college worth it?“ According to several studies, nearly 90% of high school graduates say they want to go to college of some sort after …