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Jon Stolpe Stretched · 1W 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 · 2W 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 · 3W 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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 · 2M 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 ...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 2M ago

Make Better Decisions about Time

I don’t know about you, but I want to make the best use of my time.  Unfortunately, I sometimes struggle with procrastination.  Today, Brian Tracy is releasing the third edition of Eat That ...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 2M ago

Coping with the Highs and Lows of Life

I’ve experienced the highest of highs and lowest of lows. I think to really appreciate anything you have to be at both ends of the spectrum. John Elway Yesterday was full of highs and lows. ...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 2M ago

Good Friday

“Christ has not only spoken to us by his life but has also spoken for us by his death.” Soren Kierkegaard Today Christians around the world will be taking time to remember the crucifiction o...