June 2015 archive

New Shoes?

While not my usual documentary fare, I ran across the Cobbler on Netflix, starring Adam Sandler.  If you want to watch it and receive it’s full impact don’t read anything about it, just go watch and see what happens! I had never heard of the movie before and it’s not “R” rated (of which I …

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2015 Running Season

Well it’s that time of the year again.  Time to get ready for the 2105 Half Marathon, Marathon and Ultra Running racing! Currently I’m running about 4 days per week. 2 days at 7 miles, 1 day at 90 minutes and 1 day at 45 minutes – all non-stop!  Ok maybe this schedule isn’t difficult …

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Top 10 must read leadership books 2015

Inc.com  has posted their top 10 Leadership books to read in 2015.  Here are 2 from their list: Bold by Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler Driven to Distraction at Work: How to Focus and Be More Productive by Ned Hallowell See the rest at Inc.com

Experts choose top 3 productivity tools

Over at high performance lifestyle, they ask 61 productivity experts to choose their 3 favorite productivity tools. You can see what they had to say in this VERY informative post.

Friendship 50 Part 1

On September 13, 2015, Friendship UMC will be celebrating 50 years of impacting the community of Athens, AL. While technically Friendship UMC will turn 50 before that date, that will be the day we officially celebrate 50 years. We are currently in the planning phase and what has already been determined is awesome.  In the …

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5 ways to love what you already have

You may and may not agree with this list of 5 ways to love what you have now.  Add to it or take away. But at least think about it!  The original post can be found at buy nothing new for a year. 1.You Don’t Need Something that Doesn’t Benefit Anyone Else 2. You Don’t …

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Stop at Nothing The Lance Armstrong Story

In case you didn’t know, I’m a self confessing documentary junkie.  I recently watched a doc on Lance Armstrong as he totally destroyed people’s lives all for glory and money.  It was really amazing to see how he was represented in this documentary even as he confessed to doing all that other’s claimed he had …

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Everything You Need to Know about ISIS in 2 minutes!

ISIS is no longer just a terrorist group.  They now operate as a full fledged government with the capability to occupy cities.  Everything you need to know about ISIS, according to CNN can be found in this two minute video.

Leaders are Readers….

A leader once told me that leaders are readers.  As I researched the subject, other great leaders seemed to read a lot – a whole lot. If you want to become a better leader then reading is essential. I read an article recently on lifehack.org that: 1.  Lists 7 good reasons to read more 2. …

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Why Vacations Make You More Productive!

There is nothing like a great vacation.  Whether it be for a week or weekend.  But what you may not know is that a vacation can actually make you more productive at work.  The Atlantic wrote an article about this some time ago.  If the thought of taking a vacation making you more productive is …

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