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Jared Leto’s Oscar speech is getting massive play. Which it should because of it’s… Brevity. He did not ramble or run on. Story. The way he thanked his mom by telling her story was classy, but also intriguing. Depth. Without a soapbox or agenda laced comments, Jared brought awareness to an often controversial issue without […]
This is my 60 minute presentation from BOSS. You’ll discover my off-beat wiring. Hear my story. And learn three truths to help us all become more successful and live with impact. Join Me for ENGAGE: How to Avoid Becoming a Human Tranquilizer!
“There are no traffic jams on the extra mile, ” Zig Ziglar.
Current action X _______ = Xtra
It’s more than a little bit more.
It’s a multiple. At times, eXponential.
The xtra mile is double, not just a few more feet.
Have you seen the movie “A Christmas Story?” It’s the story of Ralphie Parker’s quest to get an official Red Rider BB gun for Christmas. (Yes, I know we’re 22 days past the sprite elf’s cookie and milk binge, but stay with me.) In the movie, there’s a bully, Scut Farkus. Every day Scut and […]
“Take that Resistance!” I yelled as I completed a 3 mile run on January 2. The neighbors starred at me after my loud proclamation. A dog howled in agreement a few blocks away. But Resistance chuckled, “That was a nice little run. You should be proud. You deserve a treat.” I sensed sarcasm in the […]
Day 4 of 2014!! Question: What is your generosity goal for the year? You’ve heard that you have time, talent and treasure to share with others. Time and talent should be givens. Whether it’s time with our kids or a friend. Whether it’s sharing our talent with a co-worker or in a theater production. We […]
My oldest boy, Sam, posted a picture from 1992 on his Facebook page… Sherri passed away five weeks after Sam was born the following March. That tragedy was the catalyst for a lot of my decisions. One of those was to make sure I was available for Sam and any future family I might have. […]
Jeff Goins’ Tribe Writers
Mediocrity overflows. It’s full up. No use trying to get in it’s overcrowded. Most people love mediocre. Most people believe in good enough. Most people do just enough (or less). Most people feel the minimum is more than enough. You see that attitude everywhere. It’s the natural state of the average. Awesome, however, is EFFORTless. […]
Last night was my son Steven’s first high school football game as a senior. He plays outside linebacker and free safety. At 5’8” and 135 pounds he’s wasn’t too intimidating to the 6’4” end he was up against. What Steven might lack in height and weight, he more than makes up for in grit, speed […]
“When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees.” Abraham Lincoln
Rule your results. In science it’s called “cause and effect.” Boy kicks ball. Ball rolls. Exercise and eat less. Weight loss. Sell stuff. Make money. Alabama crushes WHOEVER in the BCS Championship. Everyone’s happy. When you know the outcome you want [effect] and you ruthlessly pound your plan [cause] – you are ruling your results. […]
Some folks make FUN a big mission of theirs. I love that. We could use more fun and it’s certainly high on my list. Here’s some fun that just happened… A family is next to me in the staging area before boarding. Mom jumps up and starts dancing crazy: We should do one of those […]
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1. Leading Begins with Following. If you cannot follow and learn from others, you have no right to ask someone to follow you. 2. Leading Blazes The Trail. Leading isn’t about pointing toward danger and sending in the troops. It’s about joining the troops and marching along side. 3. Leading Required First Aid. Life brings […]
#1 Clarity Being able to clearly see/feel the destination creates movement. Lack of clarity creates confusion and make us directionless. #2 Fuel Reading and studying great lives encourages us to go stronger for longer. John C Maxwell, Coach John Wooden, Earl Nightingale, Dale Carnegie and others help us stay motivated and focused on the goal […]