Author Archives: Chris

Finish: Chapter Five – Leave Your Hiding Places and Ignore Noble Obstacles

“When we dare to focus, a thousand other things beg for our attention.” p75 I may or may not be watching an episode of the new Ducktales cartoon as I ironically type the above quote. How to uncover my hiding places? … Continue reading

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Finish: Chapter Four – Make It Fun If You Want It Done

 “Perfectionism believes that the harder something is, the more miserable something is, the better it is. The fourth lie it tells you is: Fun doesn’t count.” p47 Ain’t that the truth. “Perfectionism and fun are like oil and water. They … Continue reading

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Finish: Chapter Three – Choose What To Bomb

“Kids are a crisis. They’re a beautiful crisis, but they’re a crisis nonetheless. No one tells you this because they want you to have kids too, so that the species survives.” p32 That quote has nothing to do with choosing … Continue reading

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Finish: Chapter Two – Cut Your Goal In Half

“Most of us believe the old adage, ‘Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars,’ but that’s not how life really works. The all-or-nothing mentality of perfectionism tells us that close enough doesn’t count. The … Continue reading

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Finish by Jon Acuff – Ch. 1: The Day After Perfect

I’ve had the opportunity to be a part the Launch Team for Jon Acuff’s latest book, Finish: Give Yourself The Gift Of Done. It’s releasing next week and I’m in the process of re-reading it. It only took me a couple … Continue reading

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The Sugarland Express (1974)

Sometimes, when I’m watching an older movie, it’s hard for me to catch when that movie is doing something no other movie has done before. For example, by the time I had finally watched The Matrix, I had seen enough parodies … Continue reading

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Duel (1971)

It should be noted that I didn’t grow up with Steven Spielberg. Well, that’s not completely true. When I was a kid, if it wasn’t animated, I didn’t watch it. Which means I watched mostly Disney movies, although I did … Continue reading

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