Tune in to Life

Tune in to Life

Jeff Weiner, CEO of Linkedin, says that as a leader, it’s crucial to prioritize time in every workday to schedule nothing and to focus on thinking- he has…

The Most Meaningful Song

When I was in third through sixth grade, I was a proud member of the Children’s Choir at my church. I absolutely loved to sing, despite never being…

The only tired I was, was tired of giving in.

For Women Everywhere

“Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations, can never effect a reform.” -Susan B. Anthony Yesterday, my wife, daughter and I went to the Women’s…

Step into Fear

Step into Fear  

I had become complacent. Everyday I’d go to work in my cubicle, help students with their lives, and look out the window to beautiful Downtown Denver. Did I…

21 Quotes to Keep Moving Forward in Anything

21 Quotes to Keep Moving Forward in Anything

We all hit roadblocks that force us to stop and re-evaluate. From family and personal issues to career and business conflicts, we are all challenged to define who…

How to be a Jedi

How to Be a Jedi

It was 2008. Lehman Brothers shut down. Washington Mutual was given to Chase by the Federal Reserve. Lines of credit for small businesses were shut down and called…

A Soul on Fire

A Soul on Fire

I only knew Levi from a distance, but I knew him well enough. We were classmates in high school and he was friends with some of my friends….

Walk a Mile in His Shoes

Walk a Mile in His Shoes

In the 2014 film, The Cobbler, Adam Sandler is a second generation cobbler in New York, who discovers that when he uses a specific “stitcher” machine, he’s able…

The Weather of Life

The Weather of Life

Driving through Portland late this Autumn, as my wife, daughter and I drove across Washington and Oregon from Idaho, it rained. As we pulled up to our hotel,…

I Just Kept on Running

I Just Kept on Running

Running isn’t a sport. That’s what I heard constantly throughout the 2 1/2 years I ran Cross Country in High School. You’ve heard this sentiment. And it may…