26 Questions to Help You Have The Best Year Ever

What are your plans to have the best year ever? How will you increase your chances of 2017 being better and more productive than 2016? It won’t happen unless we intentionally spend time reflecting on last year and planning for the next year. Here are a few questions to help you and me have the best year ever.

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5 Life Lessons I Learned From the Cubs Winning the World Series

At 12:47 a.m. on November 3, 2016, after an 8-7 win over the Cleveland Indians, ESPN Senior Writer, Jayson Stark said it was possible to write or say a sentence that no living human has ever written or said: The Chicago Cubs are the champions of baseball. I know baseball is just a game. But, can we learn some life and leadership lessons from the Cubs winning the World Series? When I look at the Cubs World Series run and win, I see five life lessons.

A Biblical Way to Think About Labor Day

It’s Labor Day! Today, we celebrate and honor the American labor movement and all the workers who have contributed to the prosperity and strength of this country. No doubt, many will have cookouts, spend time with family and simply relax. As we enjoy the unofficial end of summer, let’s remember the original Labor Day.

4 Ways to Respond to Other People’s Good News

How to Be Happy About Another Person's Happiness

When friends share bad news with us, we tend to sympathize and even weep with them. But, what about when friends share their good news with us? It seems like it takes a little more time and maturity to be happy about their happiness. I hate this about myself. How can we be happy about another person’s happiness?

13 Significant Prayers Every Leader Should Pray Daily

Whether you are a parent, coach, or entrepreneur, you are a leader. Leadership is about moving people forward to accomplish what they probably could not accomplish on their own. Consequently, leading people is a tough job. It is even tougher when you attempt to lead in your strength. Therefore, it is crucial for leaders to pray certain prayers every day.

Lord, remind me how brief my time on earth will be. Remind me that my days are numbered— how fleeting my life is. You have made my life no longer than the width of my hand. My entire lifetime is just a moment to you; at best, each of us is but a breath.” We are merely moving shadows and all our busy rushing ends in nothing. Psalm 39:4-6

Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. Psalm 90:12

Because our time is limited, we should limit what we do with our time.