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Jon Stolpe Stretched · 2d ago

Not Just Another Missions Trip #Guatemala2017

Today, our family (minus one) embarks on another journey to Guatemala. We’re excited to be doing something a little different this year.  We are going with a group from our church (Christ’s ...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 4d ago

Engineers Managing Engineers #PECON2017

Here’s my talk for today’s presentation at the NSPE (National Society of Professional Engineers) Annual Conference: NSPE 2017 Conference Engineers Managing Engineers Jon M. Stolpe Friday, Ju...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 1W ago

I’m Still Here – 10 Years Later

I’m still here. I realize it’s been a while (almost a month) since my last post.  I’m not ignoring you.  I’ve just had a lot going on in my life. Drinking from a Fire Hose I’ve officially be...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 1M ago

5 Actions to Help You Overcome Your Weakness

“Try to look at your weakness and convert it into your strength. That’s success.” Zig Ziglar Saturday night, Leanne and I went to the Walnut Street Theater for a performance of Saturday Nigh...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 1M ago

9 Essentials As I Transition Into A New Leadership Role At Work

“Switching from one career to another can be scary, but it also can be a thrilling experience. Look at it as an opportunity to really go after what you want to accomplish in life and make a ...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 1M ago

The Chickens and the Bees – Why You Need to Have That Uncomfortable Conversation with Your Child

Several years ago, I had the brilliant idea that our family should become chicken farmers.  We ordered baby chicks from a good friend, and I set out to build a chicken coop – actually a delu...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 2M ago

How Friendship Makes Your Life Better

“There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.” Thomas Aquinas There is a deep longing inside all of us for true friendship.  We long for someone who will really kno...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 2M ago

Together Is Better – You Were Meant for Community

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” Helen Keller I remember watching my daughter in her toddler years as she learned new things every day.  She often said, “I can do it ...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 2M ago

Do Over – It’s Time for a Fresh Start

“You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.” Mary Pickford Have you ever wanted a “Do Over?” I rem...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 3M ago

A Dog’s Life – A Tribute to Iso

When our kids were little, they were terrified of dogs.  I remember visiting my parents in Dallas, TX one time, and my parents’ golden mix, Amber, had to be quarantined to her crate most of ...