G.O.A.L Setting for a Growth Experience

The Growth Gap How many miles can you run per day, or how many books can you read in a month? Or how much money can you earn per year? The answers to these questions are dependent on how much you’re willing to stretch yourself. Your growth determines your level of performance and achievement. A…

What Must be in Our Life’s Blueprint by Martin Luther King Jr.

The Foundation As a writer, I spend a substantial amount of time looking for the best ways to capture the attention of my readers. This was more important for today’s post because it’s an opener to a subject that holds the key to enabling us to reach our full potential. In the next four posts,…

This will prevent you from living a life of significance!

Maximum Security What’s one thing in your possession that you believe must be completely protected? A place where anything that comes in must be carefully examined? The wisest man, the third king of the kingdom Israel, King Solomon, gave us the answer to this question in his proverbs. He advised, “Guard your heart with all…

Moving from Average to Significance

Opportune Time The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the normalcy of life has been unprecedented. Its havoc will be felt for years to come, and the changes it will leave in its wake, without question, will be of the scale of the World Wars or The Great Depression, if not greater.  While there is no…

Marks of a Life of Significance

Ordinary people Marilyn Gambrell is a name that you might not have heard before, but the lives she touched and changed is uncountable. She came into the children’s lives in her community, whose parents were incarcerated, showed them love, and gave them hope. As a parole officer, Marilyn had witnessed many children torn away from…

The Art of Traveling Light: Managing Expectations.

Disappointments. Three questions for you, what do you expect of yourself, other people around you, and the outcomes in your life? Answering this question thoroughly will reveal that disappointment is at the heart of expectation, but also, expectations and disappointments are at the heart of success. Whether we are aware of it or not, there…

The Art of Traveling Light: Forgiveness. Part II.

A valuable life lesson.  “I felt something very heavy lifted off my chest” my mum told me. Growing up, like many families, we had a rough patch that almost tore our family apart. At the center of the pain of the family disputes was a family-friend we greatly honored. The lies, insults, and confusion they…

The Art of Traveling Light: Forgiveness. Part I.

Enjoying the Journey. Traveling through airports quite often, I have learned how to travel light. I carefully choose everything I take with me. I go to the extent of carefully considering what to wear because of going through the TSA security. I have learned that the less I carry with me the more I get…

Habits that will you Maximize your Personal Energy

A rise in Energy Crisis As the world scrambles for renewable energy sources to meet the growing demand, there seems to be another energy crisis that seems to lack adequate attention. Personal energy crisis. We live in an age where the load in our to-do-list is increasingly becoming longer and demanding more from us. The…

Habits that will help you maximize your time for success.

Reset and Hope One of the reassuring feelings that a majority of people experience at the beginning of the year is a feeling of a fresh start. Whether we were experiencing success or failure in the previous year, a new year has a way of making us feel like it’s time to hit the reset…