For the Love of the Grind (Why I Don’t Set Many Goals)

Good Wednesday Morning! I had a funny conversation with my best friend last night. He just got back from a 10 day vacation out in the wilderness at a family cabin up in north Washington (practically Canada), and he was telling me that he thinks that the way society is set up with work and … Continue reading For the Love of the Grind (Why I Don’t Set Many Goals)

Offense or Defense (The 2 Mindsets)

Good Tuesday Morning! There are 2 mindsets in life. Just 2... Offense or Defense Offense is about "scoring points". Think about the person being on attack. It's acting on an idea, it's making a move when you see an opportunity, it's waking up early to grind, it's staying late to grind, it's taking action. There … Continue reading Offense or Defense (The 2 Mindsets)

Crazy Lucky (The Lottery of Life)

It's mind boggling how lucky we are to be here. The odds of being born a human are 400,000,000,000 to 1. That's so unlikely to happen that it's practically impossible...yet here we are! It's like winning the ultimate lottery!!   So then what do we do with it?? Do you have any idea the amount … Continue reading Crazy Lucky (The Lottery of Life)

Find What You Value (The Epiphany)

My opinion is... Values vs Tactics, values will always win! Quick Reminder: Tactic = A tip. An action. A life hack. Values = A religion. A ritual. An overall philosophy on everything Without a doubt the most powerful lesson in this has been that when I follow my Values (my heart), all the things that I … Continue reading Find What You Value (The Epiphany)

Leaders Change Lives

I've worked at Journeys a long time. I've got asked why 1000 times. I've had a few different answers over the years, but now when someone asks me why I love it at Journeys, the true reason comes out of my mouth naturally, effortlessly, and POWERFULLY. My answer... "The leadership. Yeah, I love shoes. Yeah, Journeys … Continue reading Leaders Change Lives

Get the Results You Want!

Good Tuesday Morning! "If you’re not getting the results you want, change what you’re doing." -Adam Robinson You’d think that would be obvious. You would think people would pivot, or they would change, but they don’t. They do more of the same. They double down on what they’ve already done. They try harder. Or... They … Continue reading Get the Results You Want!

The Law of The Lid | John Maxwell | 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

The Law of the Lid: Leadership Ability Determines a Person's Level of Effectiveness The Law of the Lid helps others understand the value of leadership. The lower an individuals ability to lead, the lower the lid on his potential. The higher an individuals ability to lead, the higher the lid on his potential. The McDonald Brothers … Continue reading The Law of The Lid | John Maxwell | 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership