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Celebrating Failure

Commentary What makes a great story? When you think of the best stories ever told, fictional or nonfictional, you see these characteristics: Character(s) change something about themselves during the story. They go through adversity or failure. The best stories always come with struggle. Why, then, do we try to ... More

E+R=O

Commentary Event + Response = Outcome is one of my favorite talks at BASE by Pros! This comes down to one thing… “What do I have control of?” Plain and simple, this convicts me every single day to choose to find positive responses to all events. This also allows me to be aware of my response to situations. We put ... More

Your Why

Commentary When your son or daughter was 3 years old they regularly asked the question, “Why is the sky blue?” or “Why can’t I eat candy all day?” So many questions with the core “WHY”. The thing is, when humans understand the “WHY” to something, it creates understanding of its purpose or reason. Our ... More

Doubt

Commentary “Doubt." This word doesn’t seem to dangerous. It keeps us from diving into anything without considering the consequences. It can be a healthy way to weigh variables and some would even say it’s okay to doubt. However self-doubt can be downright dangerous. It can lead to anxiety, fear, and stress. In ... More

Small Things, Big Change

Commentary I love the story about UPS! We've used this story in the past just to show kids how a small thing can make a huge difference. It teaches me that sometimes when building new habits or wanting to make changes in my life, it’s OK to start small. We can’t make significant changes in our life and expect them to ... More

Your Habits

Commentary We preach the importance of dreaming big here at BASE by Pros. Your ability to dream big is crucial to create the direction you wish to go. However, where dreams and goals fail is the next step - creating new habits to get you to stay on track. This week’s focus is the importance of doing an inventory of ... More

Thankfulness

Commentary As we go into Thanksgiving week we are always reminded of being thankful. The problem is that we find it actually hard at times to be thankful for the situations we are in - the job we wish we had, team we wish we had made, the bank account that we’d hoped by now was larger. We will always find ways to ... More