Yesterday I came across this amazing video... Inspired by the images of beauty growing in such unlikely places, I posted it to my Facebook page with the caption "Life can be less than ideal. Thrive anyway." It had been a long week. I felt stretched in many ways, and my body had been giving me reminders that I was in need of some self-care. So I promised myself that no matter what, I would wake up early and go to my yoga class. I did not sleep well that night. Much was weighin
What do Michael Jordan, Abraham Lincoln, and Oprah Winfrey all have in common?
Before their success, fame and notoriety, each one of these beloved American figures where big, fat FAILURES.
Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team. Ouch.
Abraham Lincoln had three failed businesses and lost seven political races before becoming president of the United States. The guy just didn’t know when to quit.
Oprah was demoted from her job as a news anchor be
I heard a statistic recently that is totally changing the way I learn. Let’s say you hear something interesting—either from a friend, on the radio or on a podcast—and you think, “I need to remember this!” Well, if listening is all you do, you are likely to retain just 5% of what you learned. “What was that thing I heard once?”
BUT if you go on to discuss that information with another person (or even your dog orhouseplant?!), retention goes up to 50%!
Not bad, right? I’
Let’s get real. What we do matters. We all know deep down that we were created for something extraordinary. Each of us has hopes and dreams that have been lovingly placed in our hearts by our Creator. Disappointments, hurts and the “daily grind” are all in competition with the grand vision that God has entrusted to us. We spend roughly 30% of our adult lives at work. When you add in the years spent in school preparing for that job, you get a whopping 73%. Whether or not you s
What types of people work with a coach? Anyone who wants to grow or change, anyone who has a dream they want to accomplish, anyone who wants to be more focused and aligned with their life vision will find coaching an invaluable tool. Here are some common reasons people choose to work with a coach: To transition into a new career or life stage To grow one’s business or ministry To maximize spiritual, leadership or personal development To make positive shifts in relationships o