[Book Review]: “Undone: A Story of Making Peace With an Unexpected Life” by Michele Cushatt

Contrary to popular belief, the life of a Christ-follower is anything but easy. In addition to the normal ebb and flow of life, we are often challenged by those who do not share our faith that God cannot possibly exist in a world that is filled with so much suffering. In “Undone: A Story of […]

Slow Down By Adding This One Discipline to Your Schedule

“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” ~Groucho Marx We are nearing the end of February, and, as I do every month, I am reviewing my annual goals to make sure that I am still on track to meet the […]

Three Steps to Completing Those Tasks That You Just Can’t Seem to Finish!

I’m not a closer… I struggle to finish tasks that I start with great energy and gusto. This complicates my life. It contributes to disorganization. And it frustrates me beyond all reasonable measure. I have learned that finishing a task is an excellent way to slow down the pace of my life and gain control […]

[Book Review]: “The 4-Hour Workweek” by Timothy Ferriss

In my quest to become a better entrepreneur, leader, and coach, I am always looking to my own mentors for reading suggestions so that I can continue to learn and grow. “The 4-Hour Workweek” has been on my radar for a few years. A New York Times Best-seller, it has been expanded and revised in […]

Are You an Introvert or an Extrovert? Take a 15-Minute Break and Figure It Out!

In my ongoing campaign to help people everywhere to slow down the out-of-control pace of the lives that many of us are leading, I have become committed to better understanding what it is that I need in my life in order to be the most effective. One thing that I must experience in my efforts […]

Three Significant Questions to Ask Your Significant Other this Valentine’s Day!

I have a wonderful wife…I’m sure that many of you also have fantastic people in your lives that bring you joy and happiness. What better way to slow down the pace of our lives than to spend time with those who make us happy? Now I know that there are those who are reading this […]

Are You Going Faster and Accomplishing Less? Time to Slow Down

“The hurrier I go, the behinder I get.” Rarely do I identify with a fictional rabbit with a pocket watch and OCD…but I must confess that I find myself empathizing more and more with Lewis Carroll’s White Rabbit from “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” As my eighth (and, thankfully, final) child enters the wonderful world of […]

One Group of People You MUST Have in Your Life to Increase Your Potential for Success

Loneliness is a hard road to travel. We were never intended to walk through life alone. Even those of us who are introverts by nature have a very real need for people in our life to hold us accountable, offer us advice, tell us when we are wrong, and celebrate with us when we achieve […]