A Look Behind The Scenes of My Weekly Writing Process

Writing is a wonderful creative outlet, but it can take a lot of time—especially if you don’t have a clearly defined process for producing what you want to create.

A Look Behind The Scenes of My Weekly Writing Process

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It’s taken me years to develop the process that allows me to write a blog post in just over an hour every week.

Two years ago, writing a blog post took me at least half a day.

As I committed to a writing habit, I’ve continued to improve my craft.

How Much Should You Invest in Your Personal Growth Every Year?

The world is now flooded with books, seminars, and courses on personal growth—many of them good. But how do you know where and when to sign up, or how much you should be spending right now?

How Much Should You Invest in Your Personal Growth Every Year?

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For years, I’ve been a self-leadership advocate—encouraging those around me to invest time and money in their personal growth, while practicing the same habit myself.

The concept is solid—if you want to grow, you need to invest in yourself.

The only problem? My execution. I’ll admit that my investment is sporadic at best.

After all, how much should you invest in your personal or professional growth?

The Seven Practices of a Phenomenal Father

Fatherhood is a big job, with a lot of work involved. After all, what task is more important for a man than raising up the next generation of men?

The Seven Practices of a Phenomenal Father

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Depending on your definition of father, either I am one or I will become one soon.

My wife is due to give birth to our first child (a son) in late August, and this past Sunday was my first Father’s Day to celebrate as one of the dads.

I had the chance to spend some time with my dad on Sunday, and reflect on how much he’s taught me—as well as how much I still need to learn.

The Best $25 I Spent in 2015

What if you could drastically improve your quality of life, by changing how you spend five minutes of each day? That’s exactly the opportunity that The Five Minute Journal provides.

The Best $25 I Spent in 2015

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I’ve known for a while that there are many reasons to journal on a regular basis.

Keeping a daily journal can help you clarify your thoughts, document your life, and process your emotions.

But there’s only one problem… I’m terrible at journaling!