Love and Relationships

The Most Important Question You Aren’t Answering

We spend a great deal of time talking to you about ways you can improve your life.  We share insights as to how to grow your financial independence, we help you create spectacular relationships and preach about the ways you can integrate all the things you want to do into your schedule. Now we want you…

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The Christmas Songbird

A story about the value of showing unconditional love. Sonita the songbird loved waking up the Clark family each morning with her beautiful voice. But one morning shortly before Christmas, they left! Whatever was she going to do for Christmas?  Like clockwork, Sonita the songbird would perch on the branch of the Clark’s large oak…

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Three Conflict Resolution Strategies You Need to Know

Conflict is inevitable.  If you aspire to achieve anything of value or significance in life, you will encounter situations where people disagree with you in an emotional or even disruptive way.  The great news is, if someone is so emotionally invested in a subject you disagree with them on, it means they are passionate and willing to…

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Civility & Forgiveness

In the Lord’s Prayer, the fourth stanza says, “forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors.”    Three verses later the Lord says, “For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.  But if you forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.”    Social media has created an environment where…

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Work and Play

Don’t mix work and pleasure.   That is what I have heard most of my life.  You have your work life and you have you “life” life.   While I think the intention of this is well meant, the result is terrible.   Name a super successful person who didn’t mix their pleasure with their mission or work.  When I think…

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Rehumanizing the Service Industry

Stressful times can have a way of hanging like a cloud over our daily interactions.  And despite the best intentions, we are all susceptible to fixating on the cumulative adversity we face every day.  Whether you’re worried about your health, safety, equal opportunity, the upcoming election, your finances, the education of your children, your job,…

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Love: The Greatest Emotion?

How do you love a homeless person? How do you love a child? How do you love a patient? How do you love a customer?   The answer to each of these is that we love them by serving them. We love them by taking care of them. We don’t wait to “feel” love for…

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I Will no longer tolerate…

This “process” has changed how I show up in this world my friends. About three years ago I was attending/speaking at the Medical Practice Summit in Dallas and a friend, mentor, colleague, and fellow speaker – Dr. Tim Reynolds – encouraged the crowd to create an “I will no longer tolerate” list for their business and…

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