7 Things I Learned Living Alone on an Island for a Year

In 2013, I moved from Louisville to Longboat Key, Florida.  I rented a house for a year.  I didn’t know anyone there.  These are the biggest things I learned: 1. Embrace the Seasons of Life I realized that life is not supposed to be the same thing, day after day, year after year.  The seasonsContinue reading “7 Things I Learned Living Alone on an Island for a Year”

Own Ideas. Rent Things.

A few years ago, I bought a brand new Polaris RZR ATV and learned some valuable wisdom about owning and renting toys.  This applies to ATVs, RVs, boats, wave-runners, Lamborghini’s, and vacation homes…and if you really want to get deep, almost everything in life. I had recently moved to Arizona and fell in love withContinue reading “Own Ideas. Rent Things.”

The Three Hurtful Phrases That Made Me a Millionaire

The year was 2010.  I was starting my 6th year working at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky.  And, I had $72,000+ in student loan debt at the time. The three phrases I was told were: “Creatives don’t belong in ministry.” – Greg Allen “You aren’t good at putting meat on the table.” – CaryContinue reading “The Three Hurtful Phrases That Made Me a Millionaire”

13 Annoying Things Everyone Needs to Stop Doing on Facebook in 2020

Hint: if you’re reading this article, someone has shared this on Facebook as a subtle way of telling you to stop doing at least one of these.  Do us all a favor and cut it out. Then, share it with your friends and help make the world of Facebook a better place. 1. Announcing yourContinue reading “13 Annoying Things Everyone Needs to Stop Doing on Facebook in 2020”

9 Things Every College Senior Needs to Know…Before It’s Too Late

When college graduation was a few months away, I was like a deer in headlights.  This is the wisdom I wish someone would have shared with me. If you know a college senior, share this with them now. They’ll thank you later. 1. Pretend You Already Have Your Degree Seriously, pretend you’re holding that pieceContinue reading “9 Things Every College Senior Needs to Know…Before It’s Too Late”

Parents, Read This Before You Let Your Kids Start Any Internship

I was frantically running down the streets of Washington, D.C. suburbs in my pajamas at 3AM with no shoes, wallet or phone.  I was 19 years old.  The year was 1999.  Yes, this really happened.  Let me explain… My Washington, D.C. Internship Story I was a freshman at Milligan College, and a friend told meContinue reading “Parents, Read This Before You Let Your Kids Start Any Internship”