When Your Career Seems To Have an Impediment

When Your Career Seems To Have an Impediment

In eight years, I’ve gone from being a guy who studiously avoided the public eye partly because he was ashamed of his speech impediment, to being a guy who has made audiences across the country laugh, cry, have epiphanies and recognize the greatness within themselves....
How Are You Going to Inspire Yourself in 2018?

How Are You Going to Inspire Yourself in 2018?

The zenith of my running days were in high school when I ran cross country in the fall and track in the spring.  I tried hard, but never was the fastest.  More often, I finished toward the back of the pack.  Still, I prided myself on always finishing every race. When...
I Hope I Never Completely Make It

I Hope I Never Completely Make It

There’s a Zen quote I love, “Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water.” ~ Zen Proverb For the record, I’m not anywhere close to enlightenment.  I just ate a Snickers Bar.  I say this as if enlightened people don’t eat...
Challenging Ourselves is Well….Challenging

Challenging Ourselves is Well….Challenging

Remember how full of challenges first grade was?  There was so much to do!   Learning to read, learning to spell, and learning to do math was lots of work.  (If you were a grade school prodigy who found first grade to be total cake, please just imagine what it would...
I Should Not Be Doing This

I Should Not Be Doing This

My laundry is half put away.  My hamper is still in the middle of the floor.  I need to eat lunch because I’m really hungry. But I had this idea while putting t-shirts on hangers of writing a blog post in ten minutes, then editing it in 5 minutes and then sending it...
You Are THE BEST!

You Are THE BEST!

I am the BEST! It’s high time that both you and I get these truths.   BUT wait a minute?  How can we both be the best? Can’t there only be ONE best?   When I was a wee child, my parents frequently said, “Jason, you are the best.” In retrospect, how could this have...
I’m Writing This Blog To Get Ahead

I’m Writing This Blog To Get Ahead

How often do we want more freedom from our weekly routine?   I’m writing this blog because I’m tired of having to write a blog each week in order to have a “weekly blog”.  I want the freedom to write a blog if I feel like it, instead of feeling that it’s...