Posts Tagged ‘focus’

The crushing weight of stress

You might remember the headlines last summer of a terrible ocean disaster. The “Titan,” a submersible for deep sea exploration, imploded. A tourist company, OceanGate, operated it. It was taking tourists to explore the wreck of the Titanic in the North Atlantic. Many experts had raised concerns about the safety and readiness of the “Titan.”…

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What do I need to focus on?

With every “smartphone” update, there are new features to try out. My latest update features a way to “focus” your attention on a specific project without distractions. This is really helpful for me given my propensity to wander. But, it reminded me of the importance of figuring out “what do I need to focus on?”…

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Samurai leadership

The Last Samurai is a 2003 American film where Tom Cruise portrays a Captain of a U.S. Army cavalry regiment. He comes into contact with samurai warriors in 19th century Japan. He eventually befriends the leader and earns the respect of the samurai. As he learns the art of wielding a sword, he takes the counsel of a…

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Hard work

It takes work and focus. What takes work and focus you might ask? Answer: Just about everything. Aside from a personal relationship with Jesus Christ which is by grace through faith, everything else takes work…hard work. And related to work is its familiar corollary: focus. It’s been said, “You can’t have a million-dollar dream with…

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