How to Live Forward Everyday (Book Review)

This blog post contains affiliate links. Happy Resource Friday! I’m excited to share a book with you all that I loved (and happens to be an easy read). It’s called Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want by Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy. I like Hyatt because ofContinue reading “How to Live Forward Everyday (Book Review)”

How to Become an Expert in Any Field

We practice the things we want to be good at. Otherwise, we don’t actually master them. What are you practicing right now?  As a kid, I took piano lessons. My dad taught my siblings and me for a stint. Then after a break from chopsticks, we took lessons for a few years from a teacherContinue reading “How to Become an Expert in Any Field”

How to Get Unstuck and Find Your Sweet Spot

Happy Friday! I’ve been toying around with this idea to make Friday a “Resource Friday” and then post about a book, podcast, or article that would add value to you. What do you think? Today’s resource is another podcast that I listen to. It’s called The Ken Coleman Show. Do you feel stuck where youContinue reading “How to Get Unstuck and Find Your Sweet Spot”

Graduated and Clueless Audiobook is on it’​s Way!

Guess what! I’m working on the audio version of my book Graduated and Clueless: How to live like an adult when life is confusing. I’m excited about it! This whole year so far has felt like it has been defined by work. I’ve been on a pretty big project since January helping to redesign ourContinue reading “Graduated and Clueless Audiobook is on it’​s Way!”

Growth Podcast You Need to Listen to: Entreleadership

Hey all, happy Friday! When I drive my 45 minutes to work everyday, I like to take advantage of what renowned author and speaker Zig Ziglar called “Automobile University.” Sure, music is great. However, I have so much time in the car that I want to use it to learn something. Otherwise, I might justContinue reading “Growth Podcast You Need to Listen to: Entreleadership”

The Culture Code (Book Review)

Last August, my boss gave me a performance review where we went over professional goals for the coming year. One of my goals was to read two books on company culture and make four suggestions to my boss for ways we could improve our own company culture. Based on a reading list from Entreleadership, thisContinue reading “The Culture Code (Book Review)”

No Time to Read? Here’s How to Do it Through Your Ears for Free

I love reading ever since I graduated college. I’m a big advocate for it now as seen by my many blog posts about it (see books I read last year and my way to read my way to leadership). I firmly believe that if you read, you’re more likely to grow personally and professionally. SoContinue reading “No Time to Read? Here’s How to Do it Through Your Ears for Free”

The Simple Cost of Every Decision That You Might Not Have Considered

As we work towards mastering the simple so that we can become the expert, it’s vitally important that we change the way that we think about everything, especially about our time! This is what I’m learning to do. I like to think of myself as a creative person, but it is soooo easy to getContinue reading “The Simple Cost of Every Decision That You Might Not Have Considered”

What Should I Do When God Doesn’t Work on My Timeline?

Ever wonder why humans develop so slowly? I come from a farm where we saw animals being born in the great outdoors. There were many early mornings our family would gather in the barn to watch the incredible (and absolutely disgusting) miracle of birth happen in our small flock of sheep. A baby lamb, allContinue reading “What Should I Do When God Doesn’t Work on My Timeline?”

2 Simple Actions for Growth in 2019

I find that it is too easy to focus on the big goals I want to accomplish in the coming year. The problem is when I think the big goals are the only things that will make a difference. Contrarily, I believe that Mastering the Simple is what will make a difference because that isContinue reading “2 Simple Actions for Growth in 2019”