The Sun’s Always Out (Even If You Can’t See It) – A Lesson in Faith

I woke up about 5:00 AM today and watched my daughter’s hospital room start to light up, ever so slowly. It had been black all through the night, other than the screens on her IV monitor, a few buttons on her bed, and the hallway light. Now the blackness was beginning to let go as [...]

By |2019-08-03T07:59:47-05:00August 3rd, 2019|

Depth, not Width. What does that actually mean?

It’s the name of my blog, but what’s behind the name? We all understand the concept of being stretched thin in life. Many of us, myself included, feel it every day. It’s creating a reality where the things that are most important to us are being hijacked by the unimportant. The downside? We’re being pulled [...]

By |2019-07-22T19:27:16-05:00July 22nd, 2019|

Lessons Learned As a Blended Family (And How They’ve Impacted My Leadership at Work)

Blending a family post-divorce is one of the most rewarding things I’ve ever done. It’s also been one of the most challenging. Every day, I’m learning valuable lessons about strengthening relationships, refining how we communicate, and leading my team at home. The most interesting part? Taking a step back to reflect, I’m watching the things [...]

By |2019-07-07T16:15:55-05:00July 7th, 2019|

4 Ways to Focus Beyond Where You’re At Right Now

In the moment, right now, how are you feeling?  If you’re like most of us, amidst all our highs and lows this week, there will be moments where we feel stuck and overwhelmed. I talk to people every day who are personally and professionally stressed out, battling, and frustrated. Some of us are spinning our [...]

By |2019-06-30T21:27:50-05:00June 30th, 2019|

Make Your Own Luck (And five keys to doing it)

There is a sign hanging in my office with a simple message, “Make your own luck.” Does that mean I’ve created a collection of four-leaf clovers, horseshoes, and rabbit’s feet? Hardly. There’s not an ounce of superstition behind this statement, and I’m not spending any time looking for lucky pennies on the street. Instead, the [...]

By |2019-06-25T21:52:32-05:00June 23rd, 2019|

Zero cost of candor, nagging rights, and the power that comes from not running anymore

What’s the secret to taking the best relationships in your life and making them even more valuable? What if the people in your life that are closest to you could be your greatest asset? What if their honest insights were the one thing you needed to open new doors and achieve your goals? My challenge [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:52:40-05:00June 18th, 2019|

Hustle, Meet Faith.

As I’ve shared in the past, I’m always trying to listen to the world for clues. Many times the same idea will bubble up 3-4 times in 3-4 distinct conversations over a week or two. The more “random” those moments seem to be, the higher the likelihood I should be paying attention to them. There [...]

By |2019-06-04T08:40:12-05:00June 3rd, 2019|