I have never had the privilege of serving in the military. However, I am profoundly grateful for those who have. For whom are you thankful?
Archive for Miscellany
We all know the physical benefits to running. However, people who don’t run, often miss the non-physical ones. Here are three.
When I left the corporate suite at Thomas Nelson a few years back I wanted to settle into the life of a solopreneur—writing, speaking, and coaching. Instead I built a lean, rapidly expanding multimillion dollar company. What I found early on was that as my message resonated, my need for a team grew. There was […]
I’ve been talking about the benefits of working at a standup desk for years now. Standing makes you feel happier and more energetic. It also burns more calories. I’ve also been a major advocate for getting enough sleep each night. Sleep keeps us sharp and improves our ability to remember, learn, and grow. Now I’m […]
I’ve been doing reader surveys since 2009, and I get excited every time the numbers come in. As far as I’m concerned, a reader survey is the best way to get real, useful, concrete data on the people I want to serve best: you. Last month I launched my 2015 reader survey. I do a […]
All of creation owes its existence to God. As the Apostle Paul noted, “In Him we live and move and have our being” (Acts 17:28). Only man has the capacity to offer thanks to God for life and every other blessing.
About two years ago I signed up for Jeff Walker’s Product Launch Formula course. It was pricey—and it was also priceless. It totally revolutionized my marketing. Forbes magazine named Jeff the “$400 million man” because his Product Launch Formula students have made hundreds of millions with his approach. Based on those numbers, and my own […]
As you may know, a few weeks ago the National Speakers Association (NSA) announced it was changing its name to ‟Platform.” Many of you were, understandably, upset. Many of you were also vocal in your opposition. Your support meant more than you know to me. However, I am pleased to report the matter has been […]
I’m doing a last-minute book signing for a video shoot. If it works, it will be great. If it doesn’t—and no one comes—it could really be embarrassing!
My blog traffic is up 164 percent over the same time last year. Mindy, my advertising manager, is pressuring me to raise my rates, to bring them more in line with the market. Now is the time to get a deal.
As a writer, I spend a lot of hours in front of my computer. When I started to experience some back pain, I thought I needed a new chair. I discovered the problem was in the sitting itself.
This beautiful infographic tells the whole story about Father’s Day with some interesting facts about fatherhood in general.