I write about living a life that is not only successful, but significant. This includes topics covering the range of "Having Fun, Making Money, and Making a Difference."
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In addition to regular blog articles, I also host a semi-regular caption contest where free, autographed books are given away to the winners. Here are three of the funnier ones:
I enjoy humor, history, business, travel, sports, music, architecture, photography, my family and friends, motorized adventure, reading, and sharing my faith in Jesus Christ. I have been married to Terri for 19 years, and we have four wonderful children ages 15, 12, 8, and 7.
I hate math and science, waiting in line at Subway restaurants, and the American cultural phenomenon known as left lane driving. I'm also not a very big fan of "politically correct."
"Our greatest fear shouldn't be that we won't succeed, but rather, that we'll succeed at something that doesn't matter!" (attributed to D. L. Moody)
Some of my own quotes (as far as I know!):
"It's not as important to succeed as it is to matter."
"The only way to BE happy is to GIVE happy."
"Our privileges are not for our pleasure, but for our purpose."
Masters of Manufacturing Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, with Master's thesis from Toyohashi University, Toyohashi, Japan.
Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University (formerly GMI), Flint, MI.
NY Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Business Weekly best selling author.
Recognized by INC. magazine among the Top 50 Leadership & Management Experts.
Co-founder of the LIFE company and its CEO and Creative Director.
Listed among Top 200 Most Influential Authors in the world in 2017.
Included in Modern Servant Leader's list of Top Leadership Experts to follow in 2015.
Recognized by Likeable Local among the Top 150 Great Marketers to Follow in 2015.
A More Authentic Bio:
I have experience with a live bug in my ear, walking through a paned-glass window, chickening out from the high dive in elementary school, destroying the class ant farm in third grade, losing a spelling bee on the word "use," jackhammering my foot, and, more recently, sinking my snowmobile in a lake. I have also done some dumb things.
Books co-authored (with Orrin Woodward):
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