Month: January 2016

  • 3 Things I learned last week…1/19-24/2016

    3 Things I learned last week…1/19-24/2016

    When given the opportunity most will choose the easy way: My mentor told me years ago this little gem.  That is: “What is Easy to do, is also Easy not to do”.  Being in leadership I have watched people on my teams do some interesting things just to avoid “doing”, what it is that needs […]

  • Faith and Facts…

    Faith and Facts…

    A 23-year-old captain of the special teams on his football team at the University of Maryland got tired of having to change out his sweat soaked t-shirts several times during games and during practices.  He weighed his shirts before practice and after practice and found that the shirts weighed significantly more once they were wet […]

  • 3 Things I learned last week…1/11-17/16

    3 Things I learned last week…1/11-17/16

    Welcome to 2016 Brian:  Ok! I am sad to admit it.  I am a slow adopter to technology sometimes.  Sometimes I want the best immediately and sometimes I don’t really care.  Well, my girlfriend Jenn Logsdon introduced me to something that I have never paid any attention to… automatic bill pay.  If you are reading […]

  • Do you even know why you are here?

    Do you even know why you are here?

    A young woman who was 24 years of age and was a superb dancer in her small town recently tried to take her own life in Biloxi, Mississippi.  She attempted to take her life by jumping from a wharf.  As she later put it, she was “tired of living.”  A young man saw her jump […]

  • 3 Things I learned last week…1/4-10/2016

    3 Things I learned last week…1/4-10/2016

    To be unclear is to be unkind:  I must give proper credit to one of my mentors Dave Ramsey.  I heard this statement/quote from him.  I have since adopted it. In each of the last five years I have had a theme or even a word or two that would describe my focus for that […]

  • 3 Things I learned last week…12/28/15-1/3/16

    3 Things I learned last week…12/28/15-1/3/16

    What a week last week and it has carried over in to this week.  Hence, why I am just getting my weekly learned list out. Dumping is not leading: I will be writing a lot more about some of the recent changes in my career soon, so stay tuned.  Here is what I have already learned. […]

  • 3 lessons from a random meeting with a 3rd shift stock-guy

    3 lessons from a random meeting with a 3rd shift stock-guy

    In my teens I worked for Winn Dixie.  It was the grocery store that was closest to my house.  I started out as a cart/bagger boy and I also stocked shelves when I wasn’t busy doing those things.  At the time it was a job.  A great job too.  It allowed me to buy my […]