If someone were to ask me on August 29, 2017, “Brandon, have you set your priorities straight?” I would have told you, yes, but from the outside looking in it would seem for all the wrong reasons. I had a great run that morning and really enjoyed the clearing of my mind to start the … Read more Set Your Priorities Straight Because Sometimes Your Plan is Useless
Journal for Your Life by Jerry Many of the men I come across scoff or cringe when I suggest they keep a journal. Either they do not know how to start a journal, or they have attached unmanly images of someone laying on a flowery comforter jotting down the words, “Dear Diary.” Some are hindered … Read more 4 Reasons Why Men Should Keep a Journal and How to Start a Journal
By Jerry What are some goals you have sitting on the back burner, untouched, collecting dust? You’re probably waiting for your arrival to “Someday Isle” when you can work on that goal, that dream, and at the same time you’re no where closer to that accomplishment. The perfect time to start your journey does not … Read more The Morning Routine That Gives You the Advantage to Succeed for the Day
Finding Balance Finding balance is something many of us strive to achieve in our busy, stress-filled lives. Brandon and I cannot say definitely that we have created or found balanced lives. We can share that finding your balance means recognizing there are times when you need to take a step back, then there are times … Read more Finding Balance and Other Insights from a Hiatus – BtR 143
by Brandon Cunningham Fear Takes Effort – One Way or Another Why is fear killing you? Well part of the reason is you stare at fear longer than you stare at the goal. When you want to avoid something you normally put all your effort into it. For example if there was a guy at … Read more Why is Fear Killing You?!
by Brandon Cunningham I may not be able to get “Take Your Child to Vacation Week” made an official holiday, but it should be in families today. I have 4 boys and one girl. Time with one child is hard to come by in my house. Well, at least it used to be really hard. Now … Read more Take Your Child to Vacation Week
by Jerry Dugan “Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds.” SEAL Team saying A team is a small number of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose, goals, and approach where there is mutual accountability according to Katzenbach and Smith in their work titled The Wisdom of Teams: Creating the … Read more Eight Characteristics of Effective Teams
By Shawn Albright Start over, do-over, take a mulligan, a new beginning, it’s a new day, reset, reboot, a second chance…persevere! I’ve tried and failed the whole healthy thing so many times that I can pick what I plan to eat when I fall off the wagon before I actually get on the wagon. I’ve … Read more Perseverance and Starting Over Again…Again
by Jerry Dugan I wrote an earlier post about my realization that I needed to think and dream bigger about my vision and my current perspective of the world around me. Here is a list of five practical things you can do to help you dream bigger and think bigger to achieve your own dreams … Read more Dare to Dream Bigger: Five Ways to Get There
by Shawn Albright I frequently wonder “Is ambition a good or bad thing?” I’ve realized that ambition alone can be damaging, but paired with another characteristic, it can change the world. For simplicity, I believe ambition is about achieving or obtaining something. Good or bad, it is something you can check off your list. It … Read more Is Ambition a Good or Bad Thing?