Scared of a Christmas Tree

Posting a Christmas video has now become a tradition in the Smith family. Two years ago I posted a video of us putting up our Christmas tree, last year I posted a video of some crazy Christmas lights down the street and this year I’m posting a video of Colbie. The video of Colbie might not be what you expect, though. It’s of her crying. So, you’re probably thinking, “What kind of parents post a video of their...

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Two Things That All Life Coaches Teach
Nov28

Two Things That All Life Coaches Teach

Creative Commons Photo Credit by listentothemountains I have countless Leadership, Life Coach and self-help books along the way. Leadership books are my favorite books to read because I definitely don’t have all the answers and need some help along the way. Each book has different points throughout, but there is two main points that all of them teach: Be intentional with every single moment in your day and when you put good in,...

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God Did it Before
Nov28

God Did it Before

TRUST- a : assured reliance on the character, ability, strength, or truth of someone or something b : one in which confidence is placed How many times have you heard, “God did it before and He can do it again”? I know that I’ve heard it over and over and over again, but it took forever for it to click in my head. That is until I began to try and understand relationships more. It’s more than not being able to...

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Social Media and the Internets

Ok, I know how I want to use Facebook now. And I know how I want to use my blog. And I know how I use twitter. But, I can’t quite figure out Google+. I used to spend tons of time on social media sites. I was trying to force things to happen sooner rather than later, which worked for me. The more time I put into it, the faster it would grow. I guess that happens when you focus on specifics. While some see that they lose followers...

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What Kind of Relationships Do You Go After?

You can easily only be sucked into relationships that get you somewhere, rather than genuinely being bought into a true mentor relationship. I know I have been guilty of this from time to time. If we are limited on time, then those relationships that can get us places and build us up are the ones that we tend to focus on, right? Here’s why that doesn’t always work… We become followers of others more often than we...

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