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A Magic Tool For Getting What You Want

Last year, during what I always refer to as the most awesome week of the year, Auglaize County Fair week, I sat with my wife under our tent embarrassed of our situation. We had made it through our sons first year showing steers at the fair but it was a real struggle. We kept our […]

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Video: Get A Mentor

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I Stopped Filling My Bucket

This summer has been a blur. Literally, one big scene where everything sort of moves into one frame and I can’t make anything out of it. Since we’ve moved to our new home, moved show cattle to our new barn, watched countless baseball games, have been washing, clipping and pampering show cattle and on top […]

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How To Get A Mentor

In almost every success book I’ve ever read has given the same bit of advice; get a mentor. It’s good advice but what it always leaves out is how to go about getting one. I’ve been blessed to have some truly great mentors in my life and in my career. Some of them have been […]

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Big Plans This Weekend?

What will you do this weekend? This is a simple question that most people throw around as small talk, but the two days we spend away from work might be two of the most important if we use them correctly. if your plans include using substances to black yourself out, here’s a little tip…you’re doing […]

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The Back Side of Thirty…One Year Later

Last year at this time, I posted a blog called the Backside of Thirty. I wrote that post about my 36th birthday and the feeling of frustration related to starting fast and being stuck. Since today is my 37th birthday, I thought it appropriate to revisit that post and discuss how different things feel after […]

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Video: Grow Into It

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That Feeling

Can I tell you about the feeling that I hate more than any other? It’s the feeling I get when I read a really great article, hear a really great speech or see a really awesome video and think to myself “I wish I had written that.” That feeling of regret is so sharp that […]

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The Cornerstone of Greatness

On Monday, I posted a blog about how the sacrifice is always worth it and then I doubled down on that very topic yesterday in a video.  When talking about achieving something big, the dues that we pay and the things that we give up are always more than worth it because of the confidence […]

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Video: It’s Worth It

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