tell your story

3 Ways To Better Tell YOUR Story

Nathan Smith Life Skills, Personal Stories

We live for stories. We really do. Your favorite book tells a story. Your favorite movie tells a story. Your most precious memories? They are your stories. Even the most pragmatic of people appreciate the power of story. Consultants and leadership professionals understand the best way to present practical advice in a way people can remember and apply it is …


Are You Driven By Gratitude?

Nathan Smith Life Skills, Perspective

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what drives people.  I hear a lot about how people are ‘driven’ to accomplish certain goals or reach certain milestones. If you’ve been watching the NBA Finals recently (or Stanley Cup Finals for that matter)  you hear a lot about the drive these athletes have to win a championship or the ‘chip on …

I Need More Grey Hair In My Life

Nathan Smith Christian Maturity, Family

There are some things only time can teach you.  I know we don’t want to believe that anymore with our vast ‘knowledge’ and access to instant information via the internet and so many connected devices.  Yet, there is a difference between informational knowledge and wisdom.  By now, most of us understand that having all the right information won’t produce a …