What it means to be a Baylor Bear

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I’ve sat here recently and watched the internet and television continuously bash, belittle and shame Baylor University.  Unfortunately, we’ve become a society that loves to build people up, only to …

Success: The “Chocolate Milk” Way

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I’m privileged to be able to speak to some of the top companies, universities, and athletic teams in the country.  No matter the venue or needs of the success-driven audience …

Life is a game of Chess

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Though I don’t play it a lot, I’ve always been a big fan of Chess. Reason being is that Chess, to me, simulates our lives. We all have to play …

It only takes One

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How many of you like to bet or gamble?  It doesn’t have to be in a casino, or for money, but we all make gambles of sorts in our lives.  …

The Blank Page: Creating A Masterpiece

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The cursor blinks at me as stare at the blank page. What should I write about? What direction should I take this blog in? This chapter, this narrative? Where should …

Winning moments from a Losing Interview

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Sunday’s Super Bowl had numerous noteworthy stories.  First you had the legendary Peyton Manning, battling back from injury, to win a Super Bowl (in arguably his last game.) You have …

Art Doesn’t Imitate Life, It Reflects It

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I used to hate art. I laughed at the thought of anyone paying money to see some painted scribbles on a page.  I scoffed at the idea of going to …

Winning Lessons from the Runner-Up

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I’m an avid fan of competition and the art of winning. That being said, I watch all sorts of different sports to study elite athletes competing at the highest level.  …

Brain Exercise

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As an author and as a creative consultant, there’s a brain exercise that I’ve done for years. The exercise has proven to be so valuable to me that I believe that …

The Life Diet

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I’ve never really been a fan of dieting. There are thousands of diets out there, high this, low that, restrict this or that, it can be exhausting and confusing to …

We’re Wrong About Innovation

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We’re wrong about innovation. Hear me out. What do the following items have in common: a drone with remote viewing and a 1.2 mile flying radius, a home thermostat controlled …

Business Strategy, Pablo Escobar Style

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Over time, I’ve come to discover that there are two types of people in the world; those that enjoy entertainment simply for it being just that and those that find …