SUMMER SHOWDOWN REFLECTIONS

"I've seen the top of the mountain. One day I will stand there."

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A quick shout out after last night’s huge Summer Showdown…

Big Congrats to Bubba Pollard.

Racing cannot be done alone.

First off, let me say how hugely grateful I am to race…it is truly one of the greatest joys of my life. I think about going faster in a Super Late Model every single day. And in the words of Eric Liddell, “When I run I feel God’s pleasure.” I truly am humbled to even have this incredible opportunity to race. It’s awesome. (more…)

HOW LEADERS THINK ABOUT FINISHING IS DIFFERENT THAN FOLLOWERS

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“To finish first you must first finish.”

It doesn’t matter if you’re racing cars, bikes or lawnmowers; to finish first, you must first finish. These are famous racing words for every team, driver and their fans in motorsports. These words also matter in leadership, faith and life.

I’ve discovered there are three phases to finishing, and finishing first. They are:

1) Preparation. 2) Execution. 3) Processing. Below is a series of questions to ask in each phase. I don’t proclaim these to be the only questions to ask, but I’ve found them useful in fielding a racecar, and also useful in leading The Rock Church. (more…)