3 Suggestions to Boost Your Mood and Improve Your Performance
This past year I have noticed how my vocabulary impacts my attitude. Words have power. They impact others, of course, but they can also have an impact on us.
I was once headed out of town for a speaking engagement. A friend called and asked me where I was going. I said, “Oh, I’m headed to San Jose. I have to speak at a convention.” I said it with a little resignation in my voice.
Here’s What Your Late Nights are Really Costing You
If you’re an entrepreneur, corporate boss, or ministry leader, chances are good you’re not getting enough sleep. In fact, I’d bet money on it.
The national average is short of seven hours a night. And that number, already below the recommended eight, is probably overstated. Why do I think that?
Join Daniel Harkavy and me live and in person for a fun-filled, energizing evening to launch our book, Living Forward! We’ll walk you through the life-planning concepts from the book and take your questions live. Our goal is to inspire you to stop drifting and start designing the life of your dreams. Best of all, the event is free—but you must register to attend.
Life is full of ups and downs—that’s especially true for business. So what keeps you steady in the storm? The answer is your calling. The problem is that sometimes people don’t know what their’s is. Hopefully, not after today’s episode.
We’re Celebrating the Launch of My New Book and Want You to Come
My new book hits the streets in less than two weeks. We’re making final preparations now, and the only thing missing from the book launch party is you!
If you live in or around the Nashville area, I want to extend a special invitation to join me in person for Living Forward LIVE! on Tuesday, March 1, at 7:00 p.m. at 299 Cowan St. in beautiful Nashville, Tennessee.
Maximize a Midday Snooze and Start Winning Like the Best Nappers Do
I am a habitual nap-taker. I take one almost every day and have for years. I used to feel a little guilty about it—like I was slacking off or something. Then Sam Moore, my predecessor at Thomas Nelson, admitted to me he too was a napper.
“Every day after lunch, I lie down on the sofa in my office,” he recounted. “I hold my car keys in my right hand and let my hand hang toward the floor. When the car keys fall out of my hand, I know I’m done.” (Evidently, the famous artist Salvador Dali had a similar practice. He called it “slumber with a key.”)
Welcome to Season 7, Episode 1 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the dynamic relationship between vision and productivity.
We all want to be more productive, right? But for what purpose? Today we discuss seven steps to help you cast a compelling vision for your life and tap the motivation you need to accomplish what matters most.
5 Reasons You Should Get in the Affirmation Business Today
As a leader, the health of your marriage directly affects the impact of your leadership. I have witnessed this time and time again. Being effective at work or in ministry begins by being effective at home.
Early in our marriage, Gail and I attended a church led by a dynamic, thirty-something pastor. He was an extraordinary communicator. He was a wise and empathetic counselor. As a result, the church grew rapidly.