Category Archives: Friends

Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation – 1789

I was reading this morning from a book titled The American Republic: primary sources/edited by Bruce Frohnen, and read a proclamation written by George Washington on October 3, 1789.  It is the day Washington proclaims a Day of Thanksgiving, calling … Continue reading

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If You Want to Change the World…..

Naval Admiral William H. McRaven (what a cool last name!) delivers an all-time classic speech, in my opinion, that I had to share with all of you.  I’ve read this speech 4 times watched it on YouTube and shared it with … Continue reading

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Inc.com Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts

Here is an official press release recognizing Life Leadership cofounders Orrin Woodward and Chris Brady, named on the Inc.com Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts list. I am so thankful to be associated with Life Leadership and two of the … Continue reading

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Beauty Is Only Skin Deep

One thing I have appreciated over the years about LIFE Leadership is the culture of acceptance and encouragement while pushing individuals to reach their created potential.  Michelle and I had a unique experience the other night I wanted to share … Continue reading

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Charlie’s Angel – not all she’s cracked up to be!

You, my 3 readers, have the distinct privilege of reading an excellent article from my most awesomeness wife.  I have seen first hand how a woman can lead a fulfilling role in the home as a mother, wife, and home-maker. … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones and Other Things

“…The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart…”  1 Samuel 16:7 Recently, my wife and I attended a 2 hour parenting seminar at our … Continue reading

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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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Obesity and the 8F’s of LIFE

Recently a friend of mine forwarded a news story that was aired on CBS national news.  Look at the image below and what do you notice about his office? Click on the image below to watch the 2 minute news … 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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