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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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One Of The Most Incredible Postgame Speeches You’ll Ever Hear

This video is quite incredible!  A friend posted, high school running back, Apollos Hester’s postgame speech on facebook and I loved it.  Apollols has it right on all fronts.  Now if this message can be taught to everyone, success would not not … Continue reading

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Harness the Right Mentality: Lessons from African Teams in the World Cup.

“Some people believe football [soccer] is a matter of life and death, I am very disappointed with that attitude.  I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.” ~Bill Shankley (1913-1981; regarded as one of football’s greatest … Continue reading

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The “Moon Man” – Robert Goddard and Thoughts on Leadership

“It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.”  Dr. Robert H. Goddard The other day, my wife was working through some writing exercises with our … Continue reading

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They won, we lost….. Not Anymore!

I just listened to an excellent CD from the November 2013 LIFE Leadership Freedom Series titled “Three Bubbles” by Chris Brady.  Brady describes three bubbles that are effecting our daily freedoms:  money, commodities, and housing. The money bubble:  With all the printing … Continue reading

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LeaderShift interview wtih Orrin Woodward

What an important week in the history of America as Orrin Woodward and Oliver DeMille’s new book launched on April 16th.  Being a part of the LeaderShift book launch and knowing that the LIFE community is writing history is very … 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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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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Motherhood- the BEST Job in the Whole World!

I have to be the luckiest man alive because God picked Michelle to be my wife, my life-long partner and my best friend.  To watch the transformation of her life over the last 5 years has been one of my … Continue reading

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The winning side to the-team.biz

Over the last five years Dan and Lisa Hawkins have significantly impacted our lives through mentoring and training from the-team.biz.  When I was initially introduced to networking I was hesitant of this industry because I believed networking might be a … Continue reading

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