One early December morning, it was apparent my death was imminent. I would soon be buried under flaming piles of timbers. My only reasonable hope (had one existed) would’ve been a quick death from the impact of the fall or a merciful crushing by the incoming debris – either would beat being burned alive. Have you heard stories about time slowing down for people who undergo a … [Read more...] about My Story – Does God Exist?
On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy pushed the envelope when he declared to Congress and to the world that America would put a man on the moon before the decade had ended. That goal became reality on July 20, 1969, despite Kennedy's assassination in 1963. The dream lived beyond its creator. Once you declare you want to do something, once you draw a line in the sand … [Read more...] about The Key to Everything You Want to Do
The water pipe bursts, you get sick, your outgo is bigger than your income ... what do you do when things aren't going your way? Here are some of the methods I've tried: Get angry Throw a fit Feel sorry for myself Blame something or someone else Say "To hell with it" and head to the bar That's enough. You get the picture. Did any of that help, … [Read more...] about What to Do When Things Aren’t Going Your Way
Email from an online business tool: "Next week, things are going to look and feel different [on our site]." My response: "I hope that means you're fixing your customer experience issues, not just prettying up the brand. Fix the car before you paint it." How often do we try to cover up the blemishes in our own lives with solutions like these? I'm drinking … [Read more...] about The ONE Question Everyone Should Ask Themselves
WHEN THE GAME IS OVER, there's a winner and a loser. It's final. You'll never see a Super Bowl or World Series end in a tie. That's not going to happen. Somebody has to win and somebody has to lose. That's fine for televised sports, but how about life in general? If you don't follow through on your New Year's resolution, does that make you a failure? If you … [Read more...] about 3 Steps to a Fresh Start and Better Plan
Do you know anyone who has a tough time sticking with a diet plan, keeps promising to get back to the gym (but seldom does), and generally isn't feeling too energetic, strong, or motivated? Does that person also sit at a desk in front of a computer most of the day? You just described millions of people in the USA alone. I'm one of them. A CareerBuilder survey in the … [Read more...] about How to Know What You Should Do