Running the Race: Decision, Discipline and Determination

Over the last several months, I have walked and/or  ran dozens of miles over the lonely, rural roads of Central Louisiana, wearing combat boots, and training for my first half-marathon.  There was not one time when I put on my boots to begin a run/walk  that I did not think of the men and women […]

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Friday With the Farmer’s Wife – Love What You Do and Do What You Love

(Now through the end of June,  my top five commenters will receive a copy of Outlaw Platoon by Sean Parnell.  In this vivid account of the U.S. Army’s legendary 10th Mountain Division’s heroic stand in the mountains of Afghanistan, Captain Sean Parnell shares an action-packed and highly emotional true story of triumph, tragedy, and the extraordinary bonds […]

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Three Power Questions

Did you know that your success in life or in business begins with your habits?     A partial definition of habit is “…an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary.”   It is easy to underestimate the power of both good and bad habits and their influence on the success […]

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The Power of Goals

Are you a “Success Superstar”?  Success can be defined in many ways.  One definition is “…the achievement of one’s goals.”  Your goals might include losing weight, becoming debt-free, buying a home or writing a book.  Here are some ideas on how to set and achieve your goals, no matter what they are.   To achieve […]

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Change Your Mindset – Change Your Life

(From now through the end of June,  my top five commenters will receive a copy of Outlaw Platoon by Sean Parnell.  In this vivid account of the U.S. Army’s legendary 10th Mountain Division’s heroic stand in the mountains of Afghanistan, Captain Sean Parnell shares an action-packed and highly emotional true story of triumph, tragedy, and […]

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Developing the Mindset of Purpose – Part 2

“There is the pain of change and there is the pain of regret if we do not change.  The pain of change weighs ounces while the pain of regret weighs tons.”  Jim Rohn, Business Philosopher There is pain in change.  But there is pain when you don’t change. How do you overcome the fear and […]

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