Mr T., the Wall Street Journal, and Leadership

September 18, 2023

What do Mr. T., the Wall Street Journal, and talking heads on YouTube TV have in common? They all helped me gain clarity on how true leaders bring disparate groups of people together, and on the importance of following His calling.

I Will Never FORGET

September 11, 2023

There are some days in life we’ll never forget — and for most of us, September 11, 2001 is one of them. Let us take a moment today to remember.

If You Look for It, There’s Something Good to Find

September 5, 2023

How do you react when things don’t go according to plan? That’s something I experienced this summer on a fishing trip with my boys. And I realized that sometimes, the most joyful moments come from unexpected (and unplanned) detours.

Negative Glasses or Gratitude Glasses?

August 28, 2023

Every moment of every day, we have a choice — a choice on how we will perceive the world around us. Will you choose in that moment to put on your negative glasses, or will you choose instead to view the world through a lens of gratitude?

Dear Will (2023)

August 16, 2023

As my oldest son Will turns 12, I reflect on how fast time goes by, my love for him, and what I’ve learned from him about resiliency. Happy birthday, my son.

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Who Defines Your Identity?

August 14, 2023

These days, we’ve got no shortage of feedback and opinions when it comes to defining who we are. But who can (and should) define your identity? If you’re a Christian like I am, the scripture makes God’s thoughts on your identify very clear. Will you pay attention to the only opinion that truly matters?

Dear Sadie (2023)

August 2, 2023

As my daughter celebrates her 7th birthday, I want to take a moment to recognize what she’s taught me in her young life: that we shouldn’t take life, or ourselves, too seriously. Happy birthday, Sadie.

Alex’s Unofficial Rules of Little League

July 31, 2023

As a veteran Little League parent, I’ve spent my fair share of time in the stands. And during that time, I’ve developed my own highly unofficial set of rules for Little League parents. For all of my fellow Little League moms and dads — did I leave anything out?

Ownership Mentality

July 17, 2023

Do you obsess over what’s best for your organization and its people? Here’s why I think having an ownership mentality is important for leaders.

July 4th and My Papa

July 10, 2023

Service. Work. Baseball. Family. What do all of these things have in common? They’re things that my Papa exemplified and enjoyed, and things that I think are worth celebrating on the day before his birthday.