Do-Over Day

On Sunday, we were watching the Dallas Cowboys play the San Francisco 49ers. At one point in the game, the Cowboy’s, Bryan Anger, punted, but the ball actually hit the gigantic jumbotron that is suspended in the middle of their state-of-the-art AT&T Stadium....

Failure Happens

I heard a fitness instructor say recently, “Habits are easy to form, but hard to break,” and I instantly disagreed with him. I think habits are really hard to form. After some further thought, I decided he meant to say, “BAD habits are easy to form,...

Failing Forward

Tonight, I will host another meeting with my Emerging Leaders participants. Our topic for this evening is “Failing Forward.” Failing is an interesting topic. No one likes to fail and certainly no one wants to fail, but failing seems to be the way to...

Not Yet

Have you ever said, “I’m not good at math,” or “Science was never my thing.” Right, me, too. How far back do you have to go to remember saying something like this? It probably started in grade school or middle school when we realized we...

Embracing Failure

Why are we afraid to fail? Why have we created a culture where failure is essentially frowned upon? If I asked you if failure was good or bad, you’d likely say, “Bad,” right? Or, you might say, “Good,” because that’s the answer you...