Author Archive for: ‘robert’

  • A “Fine Wine” Kind Of Decision!

    Ever want things to just hurry up and happen?
    One of my very close friends is in the midst of making a pretty important career decision.  It will change the course of his professional life so he is very concerned about the timing.  He is trying …

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  • Lady at Costco

    Do you ever get a little nudge from God?
    One day last week I went to Costco to pick up a few odds and ends.  I was in a rush as I had a lot of things on my list to get done that day.
    While I …

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  • We Always Find What We Look For

    Have you ever met a person who finds the negative in everything?  People who know them call them “Sunshine” because when they walk out of the room, the room brightens up!
    A couple of months ago, I was listening to a friend of mine named Jared …

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  • “Shrink” Your Work Time!

    About a year ago, my youngest son Brock was living in Asheville, NC and was getting ready to move back to Georgia.
    One Thursday evening he called and told me that his car had broken down.  Transmission problems.  He asked if I could drive to Asheville …

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  • Pencils and Life… You Have a Choice!

    A friend of mine named Ranny and I had an interesting conversation a few weeks ago.
    First, a little math:
    The average life expectancy in the United States for men and women combined is 78.2 years.  That comes out to 28,543 days, 685,032 hours, or 41,101,920 seconds.  …

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  • The Sharpest Knife In The Drawer

    Recently while doing a seminar, I met a gentleman named Mike who runs a ranch for troubled kids in Texas.
    He told me about a conversation that he’d had with a friend of his.  They were talking about God when Mike asked the man how he …

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  • Activity vs. Productivity

    Want to work fewer hours each day and get more done this year?
    If so, (and who wouldn’t!) you’ve got to learn the difference between activity and productivity.
    There is a concept called the Pareto Principal.  An Italian Economist in 1906 observed that 80% of the land …

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  • 24-Hour Rule

    24-HOUR RULE
    I’ve gotten in the habit of DVR’ing the ESPN’s “College Gameday” every Saturday morning.  It’s a two-hour show that highlights the day’s college football lineup.  Watching the first 30 minutes of so keeps me current.
    On a recent episode, I heard this quote from Notre …

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