7 Ways to Get Back Up When Life Knocks You Down [Episode 011]

Lately Woodly and I have found ourselves in a bit of funk due to life circumstances. Sometimes the circumstances that create that funk can be amazing blessings (like a new addition to your family), sometimes they can be heartbreaking (i.e. a tremendous loss, either business or personal), and sometimes they can just be anxiety filled (starting a new job). No matter what, though, we have resources and techniques that can help us right the ship and set us forth for smoother sailing and break that funk.

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3 Reasons Why You Should Go Away For Vacation

It seems like going on vacation should be an easy call as if we should intuitively know that it is good to get away, yet I have found that often I wrestle with whether or not it’s the right decision to go. As leaders and responsible people we can wonder if traveling is the right investment of our time?

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Why It’s Okay To Hate Losing and Crave Competition – Episode 009

Have you found yourself being too nice in life? Do you find yourself shying away from competition? Today Woodly and Jan talk about why you might want to consider stepping into the field of completion.
In Today’s Episode…
Sometimes we tend to think of competition in terms of sports or other athletic contests, but competition can be used in all facets of life, whether it be business, pleasure or other. It can be a wonderful tool if used correctly and today we talk about three major reasons why it’s ok to be competitive.

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Do you have to be right?

Everyone wants to be right. We want to know the answer and we want others to know that we know the answer. Our egos like to creep their ugly heads into casual conversations and board room decisions moving our mouths and closing our ears. There is such a temptation for us to have an answer that we speak presumptive, and like all temptation the very thing that feels right can become the prison of our own choosing.

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5 Ways Complaining Will Cripple Every Area of Your Life – Episode 008

I hate complaining. It is the most unproductive use of time imaginable, but at times I find myself doing it. In this episode Jan and I talk about 5 Ways Complaining Will Cripple Every Area of Your Life. The truth is sometimes we have to agitate the problem in our life to help us realize our need for the solution. As we talk about the destructive power of complaining I believe the solution will become self-evident.

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