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Start Where You Are

I’ve had a lot of people ask me how I did so well in building a number of businesses. They want to know the secret of my success. That kind of question always makes me feel good because it tells me I have something to offer others. I love being an encourager. I love to talk...

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Get Excited About Life

Getting what you want from life – success, happiness, achieving personal goals –  will happen on the basis of what you put into life. Talent is good. Hard work is a must. Poise under pressure helps. Resilience is usually required. Proper training and a spirit of learning accompany longterm achievement. You already know how important...

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The Power of Faith

I believe without a shadow of a doubt in the incredible power of faith to change my life. How? Because I know firsthand that faith has the power to change me. Everything positive that has happened in my life is because of my faith in God, faith in others, and faith in myself. That’s not...

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Overcoming Fear

Fear is a powerful force that keeps far too many people from accepting new challenges, accomplishing their goals, and arriving at their destiny in life. I have seen opportunity pass right by people because they were afraid to act. Some people live in so much fear that it robs them of happiness and even health. Fear...

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4 Ways to Invest In Yourself

After bouncing around from job to job after high school it was obvious I was not on the right career path. Folks, I’m not sure I was on any path, much less the right one. I worked at a carwash. I worked in a bakery. I got a factory job. I was going nowhere fast....

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What Makes You Special

What makes you special? Since the beginning of time billions of people have walked the face of the earth. Not a single one of them was, is or will ever be just like you. Through the miracle of creation by the Creator God, you are one-of-a-kind. As humans our genetics are similar, but each of...

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Beating the Odds!

When I was competing to bring an NBA franchise to Charlotte, North Carolina, no one gave our group a chance of succeeding. Every newspaper put our odds as dead last on the list of eleven cities vying for a team. The story of how we won the bid is too long to share here. But I want...

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The Denise and George Shinn Foster Care Program

George and I thank the Lord for our gifts. In return, we wanted to gift the  Tennessee Baptist Children’s Homes. The children placed in foster care deserve to learn about and follow the Lord while being given every opportunity to have a wonderful childhood with loving, Christian families. We are honored with the decision to...

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Warming Up a Cold Day in Nashville!

January 7, 2015 – It was a freezing cold day in Nasvhille, Tennessee, and we were excited to warm things up for 400 food-insecure families. Denise and I joined the teams from Feed the Children and FiftyForward to deliver food and necessities to these awesome families. We were extremely blessed to have the incredible help of the...