Dr. Oz – have all 3 of these or you’ll be sick

This morning I was listening to the current Success Magazine audio CD. Darren Hardy interviewed Dr. Mehmet Oz (on the front cover of Success this month).  Darren asked him what it required to be healthy. Dr. Oz says there are only three components: Exercise – elevated heart rate for 30 minutes 3-4 times a week Eat Right Have a purpose for living Whoa – here’s a world class heart surgeon who says one of the top priorities for living well is to have a purpose for living.  Do you know yours? Sometimes I talk to people who have been struggling … Read More

Stop doing that

If there’s one reason I hear more than any other for failed New Year’s resolutions, it’s “I just didn’t have the time.”  Many times success in goals comes not by adding more to our busy lives, but by deciding what we’re going to STOP doing.  When I stopped serving on boards and going to civic and committee meetings it freed up significant time that I now spend writing – which I consider my #1 priority. What can you STOP doing to accomplish your goals? “Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per … Read More

What are you gonna be?

When you get to heaven God is not going to ask you why you weren’t more like Mother Teresa, Billy Graham or Bono.  He’s likely to ask you why you weren’t more like you.  Your responsibility and source of real freedom and success is to discover who you are. Lead with your own unique talents and personality. Be authentically you and let God use you. Remember the classic movie,  Forrest Gump.  At one part, Jenny asks, “What are you gonna be when you grow up?” and Forrest says, “Why can’t I be me?” Theologian Frederick Buechner once told a graduating … Read More