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Persistence

Thomas Edison once explained that in inventing, “the first step is an intuition–and comes with a burst–then difficulties arise.” What set Edison apart from other inventors is tolerance for these difficulties and the steady dedication with which he applied…

Leadership Personal

Right Action

Luke 9:23-27 The Message (MSG) 23-27 Then he told them what they could expect for themselves: “Anyone who intends to come with me has to let me lead. You’re not in the driver’s seat—I am. Don’t run from suffering; embrace it.…

Fort Smith Personal

We Need You

Yesterday I wrote an article called, “The Death of Fort Smith,” a lot who read it said that it was incredibly negative. While I was presenting a problem, solution, and somewhat of a wake up to a few individuals,…

Business Fort Smith Personal

The Death of Fort Smith

Over the past 10 years, Fort Smith has seen a 32% decrease in manufacturing. (Bureau of Labor Statistics) Over the past 5 years, we’ve seen a 14% increase in Professional and Business Services, which is awesome. (Bureau of Labor Statistics) As…

Personal

Figuring It Out

It’s Friday! Which means tomorrow is Saturday, which is basically another work day. We have an interesting culture in America…we go to school for a degree that we hate, to work in a field that we hate, to live…

Business Personal

Mind Games

Have you ever wanted to give up? Not the kind of give up that lets you step away from a project and return to it. But the kind of give up that shakes you to the core of who you are? That…

NYFW Personal

Obedience

What a week. I got back in town on Thursday and hit the ground running back to work. With so much happening on the East coast and in Arkansas I haven’t had time to sit down and write. It’s…

Personal Travel

33,500 FEET

This might sound a little cliché, but I’m somewhere around 33500+ Feet writing this…don’t you love technology? This morning I left from Dallas for Philadelphia to help launch a new menswear platform my friend, Ian Crumm, is launching. It’s…

Personal

100%

In addition to personal readings, I always try and read a few Psalms a day. Today, January 16, I happened to be in the 16th chapter. Give it a read, it hit home for me this morning. Today I’m going…

Business Personal

Next Level

Have you ever noticed how social media is so deceptive? We’ve talked about it since it’s inception, but social media is a delusion of the best parts of an individuals world wrapped up into a carefully curated social feed. Recent…