Yearly Archives

2013

  • Rise Up And Be An Outlier

    Our natural tendency is to be mediocre. The world doesn’t want us to be anything but in the curve because that’s the safe zone. The zone where a majority of everyone…

  • The Man Who Acts

    The past year was a learning experience You were tested You wrote You learned But this year is a year of action Of taking everything that you have learned over the…

  • Stand In It – Heat Builds Character

    When I was little I used to run around the yard with my dog and pretend that I was saving her and protecting the world from monsters. It’s funny how not…

  • An Angel Like You Since The Devil In Me

    Your caged I know you’re there Never going away Under wraps Under constant guard You’re heard You’re seen But that lock ain’t coming undone ever again I feel you rattling the…

  • How We Rise: The Steve Nash Story

    In college, one of my professors told me a story about Steve Nash and how he viewed his success in the NBA. Apparently Nash had told a reporter that his goal…

  • You Got A Dream

    If you are going to change the world, you must first change yourself. Almost everyone has heard this. I’ve thought about it for who knows how long because I do want…

  • Perfection Is The Enemy Of Done

    Perfection Is The Enemy Of Done I remember hearing my teacher tell me this and it has been an invaluable lesson. “Perfection is the enemy of done.” That made me think.…

  • What To Do When You Find Yourself Fluid

    We all have them – those moments where everything just becomes fluid. The ones that make that foundation a bit liquid. The mattress you lay down on at the end of…

  • Like A Stone Wall

      In the first battle of Bull Run, several Confederate units fell into panic as the battle was raging on. Thomas Jackson, a brilliant general who was known to inspire courage…

  • Quote Of The Day

    Quote Of The Day I love this quote by Roald Dahl because he goes a few steps further than doing something that you have fun doing. It reminds me that you…

  • My Life : Getting Personal

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Socwa40GCZM If you haven’t read the previous About Me Page then I suggest you head over and check it out atΒ http://wp.me/P1ZMnJ-2Β But if you have read it, well, get ready for another…

  • How To Be A Real Man: My 1 Step Guide

    How to be a real man? Truth is,Β I can’t give you “16 steps” on how to be a real man – or woman. In fact, I wouldn’t want to and let…

  • I Testify

    I Testify That Battle between pride and shame Brought me to this point Of seeing imperfections perfectly And opportunity willingly I was scared I am still a little bit But you…

  • The Next 200ft: Rocket or Dud?

    Life can be pretty darn scary when you are in the fog. But the most important thing about piloting your life when you’re in the fog is in fact admitting that…

  • You Might Just Have To Paint The Wall

    Last night before I went out I had a bit of a…quarter life crisis. It sounds ridiculous…and parts of it were, but nonetheless the crisis ensued and I began to rattle…

  • I'm Taking A Stance On Bullying

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BoY963bs3I For the longest time, I tried to be anything but myself. I know exactly when it happened as well. When I was young, around 3rd or 4th grade, I remember…

  • You Are The Result of Results

    There is truth to be found in being lost. If you listen hard you will be able to hear things you’ve never heard before. When things are going strong, life is…

  • Back to the Roots

    The world needs better men. I sit here mashing at the keys in no way a perfect man. “But I digress. This blog is my 30 day attempt to break all…

  • Looking for Freedom

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Sz9v6080_g&w=560&h=315] The weight of the world on my shoulders It may take everything I have It may put cracks in me But it will never break me Tears may come I…