The chief end of man is not work. It is something greater than that. We need to stay connected to that sense of purpose—that sense of being connected to a larger story.
The chief end of man is not work. It is something greater than that. We need to stay connected to that sense of purpose—that sense of being connected to a larger story.

The chief end of man is not work. It is something greater than that. We need to stay connected to that sense of purpose—that sense of being connected to a larger story.

Season 2, Episode 13: How Do You Decide What Content to Give Away for Free (and 12 Other Listener Questions) [Podcast]

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 13 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this thirteenth and final episode of the season, Michele Cushatt and I take questions from my listeners.

How Do You Decide What Content To Give Away for Free

I get questions daily from my listeners and readers. Unfortunately, I don’t have the time to answer them all. So Michele and I decided we would collect them, pick the most common ones, and then devote the thirteenth episode of this season to answering them.

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Season 2, Episode 12: My Craziest, Most Memorable Christmas Stories [Podcast]

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 12 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this twelfth episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss some of my crazy Christmas memories. I can’t believe she got me to share some of these!

My Crazy, Most Memorable Christmas Stories

Spoiler Alert: In case you listen to my podcast with young children around, I blow Santa’s cover during this episode. I reveal how I discovered he is made-up. If this shocking truth might upset your children, please use earphones!

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My talented friends at Rainey Media do most of the video production for my team. They catch me at my best—and my worst. Here’s a collection of my best video bloopers from 2014! If you liked these, click here to tweet.

The Habit of Generosity: 3 Ways Giving Beats Receiving

Nothing characterizes the Christmas season like generosity, the generosity of God to us and us to each other.

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Gift giving has been an important part of Christmas ever since the Three Wise Men presented their gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. But sometimes it can seem like receiving gifts is the main point of the holiday.

Early Bird Special on ‘5 Days to Your Best Year Ever’ Ends Today

Except maybe the time around our birthday, no single period in the year can bring us to a place of deep reflection about the past and future like the days leading up to Christmas and New Year’s.

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It’s like hitting the pause button on life. Even if it’s only for a few hours, we can slow things down long enough to evaluate how things went in the last twelve months and what we’d like to make happen in the next twelve.

But we can’t keep things paused forever. Inevitably, life ramps back up, and the moment to pause and reflect vanishes. What will you do to maximize your moment?

Season 2, Episode 11: The 5 Biggest Hiring Mistakes Leaders Make [Podcast]

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 11 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this eleventh episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the five most common mistakes leaders make in hiring people.

5 Biggest Hiring Mistakes Leaders Make

Nothing can accelerate the growth of your business faster than hiring the right person. Similarly, nothing can derail it faster than bringing in the wrong person. If you are going to succeed in business (or even in a non-profit organization), you must get really good at hiring great people.

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