Life comes at us fast, and sometimes it’s difficult to find that place of rest that God calls us to.
A little over two weeks ago, I listened to a podcast episode by Tim Ferriss called “5 Morning Rituals that Help Me Win the Day.” I highly recommend it. Because it has transformed my work week. I don’t do everything in his list, and I’ve modified things to fit my lifestyle; but altogether, this podcast … Continue reading 4 Morning Habits that Transformed My Work Week
Part of having a good attitude and a positive perspective is allowing yourself to see the world through the eyes of a child. This is something I was taught in both sales school and Sunday school. Jesus tells us to come to him as a child comes to the Father, which means coming to him … Continue reading Childlike Wonder: Lesson #2 from the Bookfield
When I was in college, I spent my summers doing one of the most challenging yet rewarding internships available to college students. The Southwestern Company trains approximately 3,000 college students from around the world every summer to go out and spend 12 weeks selling educational products door-to-door in an unfamiliar part of the U.S. This … Continue reading Lessons from the Bookfield: Introduction
There is a reason that this lesson is number one. It was the first lesson in my sales training manual, and it is the lesson I am most reminded of in my day-to-day life. In fact, a lot of the lessons from the bookfield* are simply reiterations of this fact: that your attitude will determine … Continue reading Lesson #1 Attitude is Everything
Commercials are annoying. Unless they are multi-million-dollar advertisements positioned between plays in the Super Bowl! What is it that makes these ads so different from the daily commercials that we so often tune out or turn off? Entertainment value. If a company is going to spend millions of dollars for a 30-60 second slot, the … Continue reading And now, a word from our sponsors . . .
Mike Ashcraft and Rachel Olsen stole my idea! But that’s ok, it was worth stealing. Ashcraft and Olsen of Port City Community Church, NC, released the book “My One Word” in December of 2012. The idea is this: rather than compiling a list of disjointed resolutions, choosing just one word to focus on for an … Continue reading #MyOneWord