Are You Ready for the LIVES?

EIS LIVE MONDAY'S AT 6PM EST! Get ready for EIS LIVE! We are in pre-production! Shooting for a launch in about 2 weeks, "EIS LIVE!" will be broadcast LIVE on Facebook at 6PM Monday evenings. This will be a live broadcast featuring interviews with professionals in the field of counseling, relationships, addiction, trauma and many... Continue Reading →

Acquiring Wisdom – Humility

Proverbs tells us: "Above all and before all, do this: Get Wisdom!    Write this at the top of your list: Get Understanding!" Proverbs 9:9 "Teach the wise, and they will become wiser. Instruct those who live right, and they will gain more knowledge." What's the key to acquiring wisdom? Humility. If I don't perceive that I... Continue Reading →

Victimism, Narcissism, and Entitlement

nar·cis·sist/ˈnärsəsəst/noun A person who has an excessive interest in or admiration of themselves."narcissists think the world revolves around them" Victim mentality: is an acquired personality trait in which a person tends to recognize or consider themselves as a victim of the negative actions of others, and to behave as if this were the case in the face of contrary... Continue Reading →

Tolerance Vs. Grace

We tend to hold standards up for ourselves and others. Largely depending on temperament, the high standards we may set, will be more towards ourselves, or others first and more severely. In the context of working with others, it's tricky sometimes to hold a high standard and give grace to others when they don't meet... Continue Reading →

Commit to the Process!

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” ~Mark Twain We all have big dreams, big goals, and big ideas on what we think our life should look like, or how we think life will end up. Some of us meticulously plan out our lives, envisioning and letting ourselves daydream as we think about all the... Continue Reading →

The Power of Relationships

This past Sunday's V1 Message from the "Toxic" Series "Relationships have the power to release your potential." This is not a post reflecting my friend Pastor Mike's teaching, but the statement I quoted above is something I wanted to lend some insight to if I may. No matter what our temperament, we are all built... Continue Reading →

Comparison

“Comparison is the thief of joy.” — Theodore Roosevelt Who do you most frequently compare yourself to? If you’re not sure, try this question: Who have you compared yourself to in the last 24 hours? If you’re still not sure, think of the last time you checked your Facebook or Instagram feed. Which updates made you... Continue Reading →

Handling Anxiety as a Leader

Many leaders suffer from anxiety. If we’re being honest, everyone experiences anxiety to some degree. Here are several points to consider when the inevitable anxious times visit. Acknowledge your anxiety without denying it. Anxiety never shows up without a reason. So invite it in and try to understand why it’s manifesting right now. Ignoring your feelings... Continue Reading →

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