1. Resiliency

    Defined as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness” I think most people know that one person who seems to bounce back from adversity quicker, have better attitude when confronted with the unexpected and who seems happier in life.  So, how do they get there and how does tha…Read More

  2. Perfectly Imperfect

    I’m not a perfect husband, father, son, brother, business partner or friend. In fact, I am far from perfect in almost every area of my life every day. However, what I am good at is seeing my imperfections for what they truly are, an opportunity to improve and get better. I don’t let my imperfect…Read More

  3. Live Out Loud

    I love the comments, messages and conversations I have with all of you about sharing wisdom, experiences and perspectives.  I’m honored to know you value the writing, the videos and the conversations, but I must be honest with you all.  I’m not that wise, smart or more knowledgeable than the n…Read More

  4. What are We Afraid Of?

    We used to be afraid of the dark, now we are afraid of what people will think.  The boogie man used to scare us, now we are scared of what people will say.  We used to avoid talking to strangers because of the dangers, now we avoid telling those closest to us for fear they won’t believe in us. …Read More

  5. Authentically You

    Don’t try to be someone you are not.  Don’t allow others to try and make you into who they want you to be.  Don’t make your life decisions based on what others will think or say.  Don’t spend your life trying to live up to the dreams others had for you that are not in line with who you wa…Read More

  6. Thank You for Helping Raise a Son!

    As I go through my social media feeds this weekend I’m amazed at how big of a role the sport of wrestling has played in our family.  We are reminded of the families we’ve spent countless weekends with traveling across Colorado and the nation.  We see the growth and progression of the many youn…Read More

  7. Disconnected?

    As our children have gotten older we have decided to go on family trips and create experiences over exchanging gifts.  It’s been a great idea and something we look forward to every year.  This year we were fortunate enough to go on our first trip to Mexcio and spent the holidays in Puerto Vallar…Read More

  8. Why?

    Knowing your why? This statement is pretty popular in motivational speaking and life coaching circles, so many of you have probably heard it in some context or another. There are two keys points to keep in mind trying to identify your why. First off you need to separate your why you do what you do, …Read More

  9. Living the Dream

       Everyday I lose count of the people I encounter that sarcastically tell me they are "living the dream".   I hope they don't really mean it that way.  I have a moment where I feel a bit of sadness for them and it furthers my resolve to live my dream.    Too many of us want to "live the drea…Read More