I have the fortunate opportunity to speak into the lives of Northside High School’s amazing teachers. I’ll be speaking on the power of their “Why.” When a teacher understands the importance of their “why” and it’s importance in impacting the lives of the youth, great things are accomplished. I’m super excited as teachers hold such an integral role in shaping thier future.

Date: August 24, 2017
Time: 08:30-09:00 a.m.
Event: Northside High School - Motivate The Teachers
Topic: The Nail, The Hammer & The Mallet
Public: Public

Coaching vs Recognition – What’s More Important In Leadership?

It's Crazy What A 1-Year Old Can Teach You

My son a few months ago showed me that in teaching and leading, recognition is NOT as important as bringing value to the individual or teammate.  Here is the setting:  Several months ago me and my wife are in a race to the finish line in getting this young guy potty trained.  He’s winning the battle […]

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Adoption

After careful deliberation and several months of praying and talking about it, Krystal and I are exploring the process of adopting another baby.  Of course we have our 2 kids but even before we had Major, our 2-year old, we had always seriously thought about adopting. We are nowhere near perfect parents, but we undoubtedly […]

5 Technologies/Applications That Increase Efficiency

I would consider myself somewhat of a techno-nerd who enjoys using and trying things to increase efficiency and productivity.  In this particular blog, I discuss 5 technologies that are very easy to use by anyone whether a techo-nerd or techno-novice. Through the years these 5 have stuck with me because no matter how many new […]

10 Steps To Putting Your Dream To The Test (Part 2)

The Pregnancy Test

  In part 2 of this blog on Putting Your Dream To The Test, I want to parallel Steps 6-10 in relation to the birth of our second child, Major Alexander, which was a dream come true for me and my wife. Major took just under 10-years to become a reality and it wasn’t without […]

180° X 360° – This Isn’t Math, It’s Leadership

How I Lost The Job, The Car and Just About Everything Else

An equation of leadership. One of the most important lessons I learned is that life is a series of choices.  Where we as people miss the mark sometimes, is thinking we have to make choices independent of intelligent council.  I’m not speaking of choices on whether to eat red or green Skittles but those choices […]

Welcome To My New Blog!

First, I’m glad I finally entered the blogging world and I’m glad you’ll be joining me on this new journey.  My reason for starting has one primary focus: I am passionate about leadership and enjoy the exchange of conversation regarding it.  As one of my greatest mentors, John Maxwell so eloquently stated:  “Everything rises and […]