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Life’s  A  Journey

It’s Not Practical or Realistic

It’s Not Practical or Realistic

Growing up in Sitka, Alaska had many perks. You could go out to one of the hundreds of islands and have it all to yourself. You were surrounded by natural beauty. There wasn’t much crime to worry about. All your friends went to the same school and were likely in the...

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Nip It in the Bud (Butt)

Nip It in the Bud (Butt)

  It’s embarrassing. But unavoidable. It’s in my DNA. I am constantly butchering the English language. I combine words that shouldn’t be combined. I mix up common phases. (Which my wife just pointed out should read “common phrases”). Even with my wife correcting me...

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No Wind In My Sail

No Wind In My Sail

Frickin’ pull-ups. They are so damn demoralizing. Sometimes I really despise that bar. I’ve been swearing at it a lot lately, talking to it like it’s some sort of evil beast I must defeat. But this past week, I feel like the bar has done nothing but defeat me. Two...

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A “HELL YEAH!” moment

A “HELL YEAH!” moment

My friend and business partner with Impact Club challenged me to write an Impact of the Day, every day, for 90+ days straight. I accepted. I’m a few weeks into the challenge. Ryan Fletcher has nicknamed these daily writings as IODs (Impact of the Day), as they aim to...

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We Did It!

We Did It!

It was about 5:30pm when my phone started to blow up. Texts, phone calls, Facebook messages, all of it. I was with a client, so I was purposely not looking at my phone. But it wouldn’t stop vibrating. So I finally took it out to see dozens of message alerting me that...

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2 Days From Now

2 Days From Now

I just watched this video of Denzel Washington. If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s very good. The guy sure knows how to deliver a line. Like this one: “Don’t aspire to just make a living. Aspire to make a difference.” He’s right. So many of us, myself included, get so...

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What the hell is my WHY?

What the hell is my WHY?

I’ve read the books, listened to the interviews, attended the seminars. It’s very trendy today in self-improvement books and business development trainings to talk about and identify your WHY. Twenty years ago, it was all about your mission statement. Today it’s about...

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Can I count on you?

Can I count on you?

The above photos were from our past ImpactClub® Boise events. The sheer emotion from the winning non-profits is amazing. The amount of Impact we’re handing over to these charities is HUGE. Do you realize how much effort it takes for a charity to raise $20,000? MONTHS!...

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