Category Archives: Purpose

4 Steps to Living Your Leadership Legacy

Honor. Courage. Humility. Integrity. Loving. Fun. Hero. Those were the words used to describe Dan Hines at his memorial service last Tuesday. I didn’t know Dan that well, having met him just once, but those who knew him well, really knew … Continue reading

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Fail Your Way to Success – 4 Tips for Going from Zero to Hero

Fifty years ago this week, Jim Ryun failed his way to success when he became the first high school track athlete to run a sub-4 minute mile. Ryun decided to try running only after being cut by a church baseball … Continue reading

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“Get Lost in the Game” – 6 Ways to Perform Your Best

“I told him to get lost in the game.” That was Kentucky coach John Calipari’s advice to one of his star players, Julius Randle, during half-time of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship game this past Monday night. Coming into the … Continue reading

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Are You Leading or Wandering? 3 Tips to Keep Your Leadership on Course

“It’s too overwhelming to look up the mountain and see how far we have to go” my wife said, as we were enjoying a Valentine’s Day hike this past Friday. “I’m just going to focus on the next step in … Continue reading

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Seek Work-Life Harmony, Not Balance – 5 Key Strategies

Work-life balance is a fallacy. The very term is an oxymoron. Is “work” something you do apart from your “life?” Does your “life” not consist of your “work?” And think about the definition of the word balance – “a state … Continue reading

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