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Video: Motivation is Bulls**t

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Motivation Is BullS**t

It isn’t my intention to offend anyone with the title of this post, but I use it for two reasons: 1. I’m giving up profanity for lent, making this my last hurrah, and 2. Motivation is BullS**t. I say this because you can’t motivate me and I can’t motivate you. We can only motivate ourselves, […]

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The Greatest Lesson FFA Taught Me

My senior year in High School, I’m sitting at the National FFA Convention in Kansas City when I learned the greatest lesson FFA has to teach, I’m spellbound as the legendary Agricultural Broadcaster Orion Samuelson is giving the keynote address. Mr. Samuelson, the titan of our industry gave a great speech that for 45 minutes […]

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The Emotions Of Our Moments

On Monday, I wrote a post in honor of FFA Week about the moments that turn our lives around. Having these moments are one thing, but using the power of these distinctive moments for real change requires us to understand the emotions behind them. Here are the four emotions that lead to real, life long […]

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Video: The Moments That Turn Your Life Around

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The Moments That Turn Your Life Around

There are moments in the course of our lives that shift who we are, change us for the better and completely turn our lives around. Moments that mark a turning point between who we were and who’ve become. This post is about one of those moments. I keep a list of topics that I want […]

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It Starts The Night Before

Have you ever gone to bed tired and laid there only to stare at the ceiling, unable to sleep? This used to happen to me, virtually every night. I had the best of intentions of getting up early, full of energy ready to tackle the day, but those plans lay wasted in the 3:00 am […]

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Playing With Blocks of Time

On Monday, I wrote a post about my belief that we need not fear over committing and should learn to say YES rather than no. It sparked an interesting discussion with a friend of mine who asked: “How will I get it all done?” My answer is simple in theory but definitely not easy in […]

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Video Learn to Say YES!

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Learn To Say Yes

Have you noticed that everyone is telling us to say no?Books, podcasts, even one of my favorite bloggers wrote a piece last week about saying no. From where I’m standing, it looks as if there is a real fear of over commitment going around and the answer that everyone is giving us, is to say […]

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