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Who Are You Going to Please?

Who Are You Going to Please?

I am really good at pleasing people. That’s why I have customers, followers, friends… family. And my circle of influence keeps growing including even MORE people to please. More people, more expectations. The problem is I just can’t please them all, all of the time....
How Is Your Busyness Working For You?

How Is Your Busyness Working For You?

As I sat on the airplane on my way back home, I heard the old familiar refrain of “you were so busy ‘doing’ that you didn’t connect with God as much as you should have this week”. When I hear this I’m always filled with a whole lot of sadness and condemnation – as if...
Cons, Fakes & False Prophets You Work With

Cons, Fakes & False Prophets You Work With

Have you or someone you know been conned into an investment or service or scheme that turned out to be not what you were originally sold? Have you ever had a team member, team leader, colleague or employee who spoke, walked and seemed to reflect the same values as...
How Long Do I Have To Wait?

How Long Do I Have To Wait?

Are you in a situation where you are waiting for a promise to be fulfilled or a deal to close and it has been delayed or keeps changing? This is for you… You are not crazy! Sometimes we feel like quitting and giving up. You’re normal. Sometimes we feel...
Let Me Show You Some Love

Let Me Show You Some Love

While waiting for a friend of ours to finish her errand, a man started approaching us trying to sell us his wares. We were in the city center and had been warned to be on the lookout for strangers – especially those who looked like they might belong to a gang....
Is Self-Promotion a Bad Idea?

Is Self-Promotion a Bad Idea?

By Andy Mason I have a natural aversion to self-promotion. So much so that I tended to do the opposite. I held back. I didn’t want to be seen as one of those self-promoting ‘others’ who have a greater-than-reality view of themselves and don’t deliver on what they...
Keys to an Organized Mind

Keys to an Organized Mind

Help me organize my mind!!! I woke up with a million thoughts going through my mind this morning. I started to feel the familiar anxiety that compels me to get up and act on my ‘to do’ list. This causes me to feel like I’m in a spiral of endless things to do and...
The Performance of Rest

The Performance of Rest

When performance doesn’t go as planned or you are restless, how do you respond? Where do you turn for comfort? What do you do in the moment? What does your response tell you about your identity? Brent was the general manager of a manufacturing company. In spite of...
God’s Plan for Sleep, Dreams and Revelation

God’s Plan for Sleep, Dreams and Revelation

How To Assess Your Sleep Did you know that March 16th is World Sleep Day? It’s not an official U.S. holiday, but perhaps it should be. The statistics continue to show that we are a nation (and world) of seriously sleep deprived people. Two thirds of the people in the...
How to Get DOUBLE for Your Trouble

How to Get DOUBLE for Your Trouble

Are you walking through a tough situation? Perhaps it’s been going on for a while. Are you feeling overwhelmed by opportunity to get offended, resentful and disconnect? Betrayed? Rejected? Do you have an opportunity to settle for less than your original plan in...