A few weeks ago Dan had mentioned an online resource for learning about different skills for the sake of learning and not to seek a degree or credential. I checked out the site and really liked it…Continue
I would like to start this blog by saying (or rather typing) that it is so great to be back as an active member of the 48Days community. The ideas, support, and encouragement of this community are unparalleled! I’ve missed being a part of the great things happening here.
Two months ago I was preparing to give a talk to 200 teenagers at a church. Right before my talk my cell phone started to ring. I make it a practice to not answer my phone right before I speak because I want to be…Continue
I was recently listening to a talk where the presenter mentioned the importance of acknowledging the difference between inspiration and information. The ironic thing about this talk was that it was one of the most uninspiring talks that I’ve ever heard! I’m not saying that the talk was bad, but it just wasn’t inspiring. The speaker had a nice presence, tone, etc. but inspiration was definitely lacking. To be honest, other than that one phrase “inspiration vs.…Continue
I love speaking. That’s probably a good thing since most of us use speech every day in our lives…. Aside from the practical use of speech, I really love speaking as a profession. I’ve had the privilege to travel all over the United States in many different venues over the years to speak at schools, conferences, churches, etc. Recently I had a request to speak that was different than all of the other invitations I’ve received over the years. I was asked if I would be willing to travel to the…Continue