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#TheEichLife #21: On Leading

I sat at my desk with my thumbs in my eyes as I listened to an employee explain to me and a co-worker all the things that were going wrong. There was frustration. There was irritation. There was misunderstanding. And right when I needed some advice – my boss walked in.  He looked at the […]

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#TheEichLife No.20: Someone Else’s Shoes

These shoes are loud. When I wear them in the office building where I work, I am noisy. The bottoms are hard and stitched and sturdy. My other shoes seem flimsy by comparison.  And these aren’t my shoes.  Well… They are now. I don’t remember the moment exactly, but sometime in the aftermath of my […]

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#TheEichLife No. 19: On Honesty

I just witnessed a confession. It wasn’t in a church booth with a teary parishioner and it wasn’t from inside an interrogation room with a repentant con man.  It was in my living room with an overtired 9-year-old.  It seems her mother walked by her room after lights-out to discover her reading in her bed. […]

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Benefits of TRX Training

Invented by a Navy Seal to keep his fellow troops fit in remote parts of the world, it involves the use of hanging bands to engage muscles using just your own body weight. By changing the way you angle your body, every muscle can be engaged in a pull or push motion.  Suitable for all […]

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Finding Waldo In The Business World

I had a meeting recently that I host with some individuals that are looking to invest in homes. At the beginning of these meetings, I have everyone introduce themselves and where they are in the process of their business. I love working with enterprising individuals like this and, for me, I see some common issues […]

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On Passion

There is a certain magic, empowerment and spiritualism in the idea that anyone can change the world. We tell kids to “shoot for the stars,” “reach for your dreams” and “never give up.”  Meanwhile, technology has splintered influence channels. The gatekeepers are gone. The Fake News has leaked in and the conspiracy theorists have found […]

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#HerBendyLife: Meet the man behind the poster: an interview with world renowned yogi, Tony Sanchez

*This article was originally published on Paloma Thacker’s blog, Her Bendy Life. Check her out here, and follow here Instagram page for wonderful photos! The time had finally come.  I had arrived in Los Cabos, Mexico, to train with Tony Sanchez #willyousignmymat?!?!  Previous to this day, he had been “the man behind the poster” to me. If […]

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Run, Baby, Run

  With Yes Louisville 502 Keeps Fit fun runs kicking off and the first leg of the Louisville Triple Crown of Running breaking tape this weekend, it seems appropriate to talk about running. Many have made a comparison between life and running a race. There are parables and fairy tales and textbooks and self-help guides […]

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How To Reset After A Day Of ‘Bad’ Eating

Had a day of “bad eating?” Here are some tips to help get  back on track! So how do you reset after a bad day of eating, without going all “OMG, Juice Cleanse!” on your colon? Research shows that junk food can be addictive, which can lead to a vicious cycle of cravings, more junk food, […]