• The Moon Doesn’t Shine

    December 2, 2019 by

    Since moving to Tennessee, I have been in awe of the magnitude of the sky. It may be the lack of the smog covering that clouded my view when I lived in Los Angeles, or the inability to imagine life without power lines in my backyard in Costa Mesa, but I’ve never appreciated it before… Read more

  • Seeking Perfection

    October 29, 2019 by

    Stop seeking perfection. Start seeking something you are proud of. The two cycles of an entrepreneur. Seek to perfect your idea, brand, website, product… Get discouraged because you can’t get it perfect Be too prideful to release it to the world Never gain real feedback other than the voices in your own head. World misses… Read more

  • For what it’s worth

    July 30, 2019 by

    This quote sums up the beauty of entrepreneurship for me. There is no credentials required to start. No age limit. No amount of hours in a college classroom. No MBA. No amount of experience. The only thing I would change from this quote is the concept of starting over. I just want it to say,… Read more

  • Why Subscribe?

    July 16, 2019 by

    My goal is to provide you with daily posts that get your wheels spinning. Posts that force you to stop and think, even if just for a minute. I’m first a christian, second a husband and father, and finally an entrepreneur. I started my own company at 23 years old and built a business that… Read more

  • Why We Don’t Share

    May 26, 2020 by

    I definitely have days where I am hesitant to share what I know. My worry, “Is it really going to help anyone? Do I know enough to teach others?” I make the mistake of assuming people already know what I spent nearly a decade learning about growing a business. Each one of us has dedicated… Read more

  • Getting Advice

    May 22, 2020 by

    Who should we go to when we need advice? The people who have experienced what we are seeking counsel for. The ones who have walked a day in our shoes. I remember before I was a parent I had all the opinions on the “type” of parent I was going to be. I had no… Read more

  • Leadership is Learned

    May 21, 2020 by

    You are concerned because your company is growing and you need to hire people. You have just been promoted to manage a team and you’ve never led anyone before. People are looking to you to take the reins and you have no leadership experience. Do not panic. Leadership is a learned skill. Very few people… Read more

  • Sunk Cost Effect

    May 20, 2020 by

    Have you ever been so guilty of something you cringe when people talk about it? When you’re with a group of people talking about bingeing on dessert and your stomach churns because it is your kryptonite…and you also just ate an entire chocolate cake. This is how I feel when I think about the Sunk… Read more

  • A Guaranteed Surprise

    May 19, 2020 by

    What in our day to day surprises us anymore? Not much. It isn’t the world’s fault, there is plenty of bizarre phenomenons that could knock our socks off. It’s our fault because we create the consistency of the world we live in. Humans don’t love change. I, however, love surprises. There are two times, as… Read more

  • If You Don’t Know…

    May 18, 2020 by

    Say you don’t know. Courage is on display when you can admit you don’t know it all or you don’t have an answer, not pretending you do. There is something so freeing about not needing to pretend to know everything. “Fake it until you make it” shouldn’t be a mantra. “Admit you don’t know but… Read more

  • The Less Capable Have

    May 13, 2020 by

    We all have feelings of “not good enough.” Not smart enough. Not educated enough. Not experienced enough. Not old enough. I don’t care who you are. Sometimes the days get the best of us. Here is what I want you to know: People way less capable than you have accomplished amazing things.

  • Daily Motivation

    May 12, 2020 by

    A friend of mine, Jedidiah Collins, said to me other day, “I used to have such a problem with motivational speakers.” I nodded in agreement. I felt the exact same way. Until he added, “Until I realized motivation is like food, people need it daily to keep going.” I nodded in agreement again. He was… Read more

  • Where Did My Day Go?

    May 11, 2020 by

    Do you ever find yourself asking this question at the end of the day? It is as if we woke up, got dressed and 5:00 pm hit. Everyone has these days but as my mom would say, “I don’t care what everyone else has, I care about the day you have.” This feeling is especially… Read more

  • Advice For…

    May 8, 2020 by

    Are we giving advice for ourselves? It is a strange concept to think about. Advice is always for the benefit of others. Right? Well… If the goal of your advice is to show how smart, experienced, and capable you are, it isn’t benefiting anyone. If a kindergarten teacher became one so kids could be in… Read more

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