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The Science of Happiness

Sometimes plans change. Saturday morning shifted from chores around the house to listening to clinical psychologist, Dr. Henry Cloud, speak at Community Bible Church. Cloud wrote The Law of Happiness (Amazon affiliate link) based on clinical research which also matched up Biblically. Happiness is described as the sense of well being even when bad things […]

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What Is Love?

I’m writing this post to really get it, as a reminder to myself to read again in the future and to have the notes to review in the future. The divorce was not fun (it was miserable) and it’s not something that you want to do again. Remember how you felt in the fights that […]

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General Colin Powell and The Need for Purpose

This past week, General Colin Powell graced San Antonio with his presence at Trinity University as the guest speaker for the 2011 Flora Cameron Lecture on Politics and Public Affairs. General Powell caught me by surprise, with his speech being so interesting, humorous and his global view being vast. He shared stories of speeding around […]

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Wild at Heart Boot Camp – Hawaii

Life continues to prove to be anything but stable. 2010 was a very difficult year for me and produced a dramatic transition in my life. In October 2010, I was introduced to John Eldredge’s book, Wild at Heart, by my friend and pastor, Kevin Joyce. Eldredge, with support of modern movies such as Gladiator and […]

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The Humanity of a Marathon – San Antonio Rock N Roll Marathon

On Sunday I experienced humanity in a way that I never had before by attending the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon and Half-Marathon. The race was a great equalizer. The distance of the course doesn’t care about your age, race, health or anything else. As I stood at the finish line watching the runners […]

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Personality Poker- An Interview with Stephen Shapiro

Steve and I sat down, via Skype, to talk about his new book Personality Poker.  As a fan of personal and professional development, I found Steve’s insights especially helpful when looking at the successful growth of an organization together. What are the biggest mistakes people make when working with others? People believe that opposites attract. […]

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Seeing Through People – Don’t Ignore High Performers

At TEDxSanAntonio, my friend Alicia Arenas shared her story about being a glass child.  As she described, a glass child is one that has a special needs sibling.  Glass children aren’t named such because they’re fragile, instead, the parents look through them like glass and focus their efforts primarily on the special needs child instead. […]

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Perfection Paralysis

High achievers can get caught up in the perfection of their work.  “I don’t want to put my name on it unless it’s perfect.”  Sound familiar?  I’ve said it too.  It’s easy to get paralyzed by perfection.  You need the words to be just a little better in this email or you need the shot […]

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