fbpx

Monthly Archives: October 2013

FOUR REASONS THE GLASS IS HALF FULL

By Bob Buford That bone-level fatigue you’re feeling may be the subtle wear and tear of uncertainties veering from a global financial meltdown to the general 24/7, multi-media onslaught of reasons we go without sleep. How does a person manage? The words I hear from myself and others are, “No one can know.” Not long ago I attended a lecture by Lewis Lapham, current editor of the fascinating Lapham Quarterly, each issue a collection of “wisdom of the ages” on a single topic (politics, family, money, arts and letters to pick a

FOUR REASONS THE GLASS IS HALF FULL2018-02-01T21:59:42-06:00

SIGNIFICANCE IN WAYS YOU PROBABLY NEVER IMAGINED

The biggest mistake most of us make in the first half [of our lives] is not taking enough time for the things that are really important. The Halftime Institute helps you explore three stages of life: The first half: This is the time when most people focus more on their careers and less on others (and other significant causes). Bob Buford talks about how his career (in the television business) took off. He had tremendous success, but had a “success panic” that made him stop and reevaluate his priorities. He

SIGNIFICANCE IN WAYS YOU PROBABLY NEVER IMAGINED2018-02-01T21:48:20-06:00

FIVE POWERFUL HALFTIME HABITS

By Lloyd Reeb, author of Introducing to Halftime Group eCurriculum I got a call recently from someone I have been coaching through Halftime, and he asked, “Lloyd I notice that you use routines and habits a lot in your life. What would you say have been the five most leveraged or influential habits in your life?” I had never given that much thought. When I look honestly at accomplishments in my first half I notice that they were supported largely by a few healthy habits around focus and work. Now

FIVE POWERFUL HALFTIME HABITS2018-01-04T14:02:22-06:00

I LOST MY HEART

  "I lost my heart." Those were the words Pat Ahern shared with me on a dreary February morning at a local Starbucks. After serving for 20 years as CEO of Red Rocks Credit Union and receiving numerous professional awards, recognition and influential political appointments, Pat had somehow, unknowingly, buried his heart along the way. As a self-admitted "go through the motions Christian," Pat was offered - out of the blue - a senior role with a global Christian nonprofit organization. The offer served to highlight one glaring

I LOST MY HEART2018-02-02T10:06:41-06:00