Daily focalPOINT – The Greatest Role

“There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.”  ~Jill Churchill “A mother is a person who sees there are only 4 pieces of pie for 5 people and promptly announces she never did care for pie.”. ~Tenneva Jordan My wife has always said her most…

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Daily focalPOINT – Action

“What you do is what matters, not what you think or say or plan.”  ~Jason Fried I use my P.E.A.C.E. acronym as a simple approach to creating a successful life: “A Plan combined with solid Effort and an effective Attitude while being helpful and help-able in the key relationships from the people in your Community …

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Daily focalPOINT – Creating vs. Finding

“Life isn’t about finding yourself; it is about creating yourself.”  ~George Bernard Shaw The best way to truly find yourself is by creating yourself and this will only happen by taking control of your life and making the most of your situation and your God given talents and gifts. P.E.A.C.E. Jay@EagleLaunch.com James 1:17, “Every good…

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Daily focalPOINT – Gravity

“We must all wage an intense, lifelong battle against the constant downward pull.  If we relax, the bugs and weeds of negativity will move into the garden and take away everything of value.”  ~Jim Rohn My battle against this downward pull is to always have a plan. If you don’t have a plan someone else’…

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Daily focalPOINT – Struggles

Paul Coelho says; …there is suffering in life… …and there are defeats… …no one can avoid them… But it’s better to lose some of the battles in the struggles for your dreams than to be defeated without ever knowing what you’re fighting for.” P.E.A.C.E. Jay@EagleLaunch.com Joshua 1:9, “Have I not commanded you?  Be strong and…

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Daily focalPOINT – Direction

“If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up.  What he needs is education to turn him around.”  ~Jim Rohn This quote makes me think of the most effective coaches and leaders I’ve been around and read about.  They teach as much as they preach (a.k.a. scream). If…

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Daily focalPOINT – Human Endowments

“Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom… The power to choose, to respond, to change.”  ~Stephen Covey …this is why God called us humans and not animals. So many people are not aware of these four endowments and run their lives on…

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Daily focalPOINT – Which Factor?

“True Faith is having confidence in God when the flesh and world indicates otherwise.” I don’t know how many people I’ve coached over the years that profess to have faith and believe in God and the power of prayer but their actions indicate no faith and no trust in God’s ability to answer their prayers…

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Daily focalPOINT – On Leading

“The ultimate measure of man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”  ~Martin Luther King Jr. I’m sure I’ve used this quote before, but it is one of my favorites and is helpful to remind me of what true leadership is…

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Daily focalPOINT – Marketing

“Firms need to ensure that their ability to provide effective customer service keeps pace with their growth. If you’re marketing your firm to new customers, you better be able to provide them service when they do business with you.”  ~Arthur Levitt So many businesses fail to remember marketing is not so much how the product…

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