Category Archives: Following

Teachable Moments with Children

“You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink….but you can salt his oats.”   Orrin Woodward There’s a Leadershift happening in our country and I’m so thankful we have the LIFE business to help us … Continue reading

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A Little Pep-talk on Encouragement

A couple of years ago I was inspired by LIFE business co-founder Orrin Woodward to write an article on encouragement.  Its a topic you can’t get too much of.  Without it you can slip into hopelessness and despair and with … Continue reading

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Leadership Guru in the Making – Dan Hawkins

Wow, my mentor has grown again!  His leadership blog was selected as one of the top 50 Leadership blogs to follow in 2013! Most of my 3 readers know that one of the most influential and profound influences in my … Continue reading

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Happy 1st Birthday to the LIFE Business!

Orrin Woodward and the Policy Council just put on one of the most impressive LIFE leadership meetings in the history of community building!  I think the most astonishing part was seeing all the individuals and families cross the stage, by … Continue reading

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What is Your Identity?

It was Saturday afternoon and my family was heading to the University of Wisconsin Badgers football game.  It is a yearly tradition for us to don the Red and White and fanatically cheer with 80,000+ fans in celebration of a … Continue reading

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Making Waves Through Adolescence

This last Sunday I heard an interesting metaphor regarding how parents are raising their children through the turbulent adolescent waters of life. Draw a simple mind picture with two islands and a huge body of water separating them.  The islands … Continue reading

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Independence Day Thoughts 2012

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.”  ~Thomas Paine I am finishing W. Cleon Skousen’s book, The Five Thousand Year Leap: 28 Great Ideas That Changed the World.  It … Continue reading

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Brand New Turbo 25’s in the LIFE Business – Mike and Robin Schilling

“When you’re tempted to give up look up, suck it up and step it up!” – Pastor Stuart Briscoe I want to congratulate Mike and Robin Schilling for their accomplishment of reaching the Turbo 25 level in the LIFE business … Continue reading

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LIFE: The “Mindsweeper” That Protects the Waters of Our Life

“Any ship can be a minesweeper…once.”  Admiral Hornblower A few years ago I learned an important lesson about my brain;  Garbage in- garbage out.  The thoughts, opinions and beliefs I have are the results of the information I have allowed into … Continue reading

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Flag Day June 14th!

A flag appears ‘mid thunderous cheers, The banner of the Western land. The emblem of the brave and true  ~John Philip Sousa I was caught by surprise, again, that June 14th is Flag Day.  How many days I have flown … Continue reading

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