A little while back, I woke up at 4:07am to bring a couple of friends to the airport. They were headed to Colorado and had booked an early flight to maximize the amount of time they would spend with their family. As they got out of the car, they thanked me for the ride as … More How To Know If You’re Keeping Score In Your Friendships
Below is a list of standout events from 2013 — one of the best years of my life. 01 – January :: Thistle Stop Cafe Thistle Farms decided to renovate part of their warehouse into a cafe. What was once a boring open room is now a beautiful, restored coffee shop. Not only can you get … More 2013: A Year in Review
I used to live in reaction to my day, but I’ve learned I have the agency to live an exciting and memory-filled life. In July of this last year, I downloaded an app that changed my entire year. How the app works is you capture a video clip on your iPhone every day and choose … More A Simple Way to Create Lasting Memories
A few weeks ago, my wife and I locked our keys in the car during church, with the car running. We didn’t realize it until about two hours later as we were about to head to lunch. So we did the only thing we knew to do. We called a locksmith, who arrived about 30 … More What Happens When We Assume The Best About Others?
Recently, I had to learn how to combat negative thoughts. I joined a gym a couple months ago because I was getting lightheaded doing even minimal physical activity. You’d look at me and assume I’m in shape, but up until this past spring, my days were spent in front of a computer or reading. Neither … More How to Overcome Negative Thoughts
I often feel God asking me: Where do you want to be in 5 years? That question has forced me to look at how I am investing my time. Am I moving toward my ambitions or away from them? In chasing after these things, I am reminded to focus on longevity over immediate gratification. I’ll … More Where Do You Want to Be in 5 Years?
In many ways, 2012 was a big year for me. Here are 12 stand-out events… 01 – January :: Improbable Philanthropy I started working with Al Andrews (“The Improbable Philanthropist”) this time last year and began dreaming up ways to give away a lot of money. We created an entirely new brand with the help … More 2012: A Year in Review