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Fitness Stack | 10 Ways for Peak Performance in Mid-Life

My fitness stack and how to be at peak performance at 42. 1) Food is fuel. Two choices in approaching food. Eat food to work out. Or work out to eat food. Once I made the mental shift seven years ago that food is the fuel I started to lean out. 2) Play the long…
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Wilderness in Marriage and Ministry: Four Principles for Thriving Through Hard Seasons

During a six-hour road trip through the panhandle of Texas headed for our home in McKinney, a major turning point in my marriage occurred. I looked over at my wife, Jessica, and acknowledged the tears streaming down her face. Our four girls, all under the age of six, were in the back seats of our…
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The Spirit of Becoming a Coaching Leader

I am currently on a journey to focus my energies on reading more biographies because of an insight I had recently about one of my top five strengths on the StrengthsFinder. I am wired for Individualization according to StrengthsFinder, which means I am highly intrigued with the personal qualities of an individual and how to…
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A Toyroom, Leadership, and Why Stewardship Matters

It never ends. Stepping over toys. Stepping on toys. Asking them to clean up toys. How do you teach children (your team) to take care of their toys? This is my current strategy. “You have two choices. You can clean up what I have asked you to clean or you can leave them and lose…
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The Emotional Glass Ceiling on Your Life and Leadership

The intimate breakthrough you want with your wife is on the other side of the emotional glass ceiling. One of the emotional glass ceilings you may be facing is trying to care for and fix your spouse. You are not required to fix the problems of anyone. Including your spouse. The greatest gift you can…
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How to be a Transformational Leader

We all desire transformation, but few rarely experience a deep level of leadership transformation. It’s the primary reason Jesus expressed that it is easy to clean the outside of the cup than to face deep internal changes (Matthew 23:24-26). No matter what you are leading the future belongs to those willing to choose to be…
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A Path of Brave Leadership: The Tension of Letting Go and Playing

The power of your life’s story and your potential leadership is found in the hidden places where you take center stage and pull back the curtain.  The willingness to be seen.  I asked a client this week, “Tell me, how are you brave?” In the context of our coaching conversation, he began to share a…
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Three Ways to Fix Your Spouse

I am writing this from a limited view of what it means to be a husband who desires a thriving marriage. You don’t fix your wife. It really is that simple. She is not a problem to be solved, she is a beauty to be pursued. Here are three things that could be helpful to…
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The Gateway to Meaningful Intimacy

There is a battle for your heart, your spouse’s heart, and the covenant of marriage. Your heart is under attack. Her heart is under attack. Your marriage is under attack.  Based on my subjective data asking men over the years about 60% of men do not pray regularly or frequently with their wives.  It is time to assassinate spiritual…
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The #1 Way to Make Your Marriage Stronger

This one question could change your marriage this year. Ask yourself this question: “Would I want to be married to me?” A mediocre marriage is a direct result of the lack of investment that you have put into your personal, spiritual, emotional, and relational growth as a person.  All growth can start from this one…
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Three Steps to Follow for a Passionate Marriage

Three silent killers in your marriage and a script to use for building a passionate marriage tonight. 1) Hard conversations.2) Your desires.3) Listening. What to do instead. Use the following as a simple script. Say it with clarity. Own what you feel. Be calm. Then begin listening. 1) I would like to have a conversation…
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