Why Memberships Matter

Why Memberships Matter

By Matt Friend Membership opportunities are everywhere. Today you can join a gym, a homeowners’ association, or your local supermarket. Tomorrow you could join a pool, a chamber of commerce, or your local theater for performing arts. Some people join organizations to...
5 Facts About Your Hometown

5 Facts About Your Hometown

By Matt Friend You grew up there. It’s where you went to school, played on the playground, learned to ride a bike. Whether it was Hinton or Huntington Beach, Madison or Miami, Saint Albans or Saint Louis… that place will always be your hometown. Here are five...
5 Ways to Be a Better Friend

5 Ways to Be a Better Friend

By Matt Friend “You can sit with me, friend!” That’s an invitation welcomed by most elementary kids, craved by most middle school students, and desired by most adults. We fear being alone. We long to be wanted. Something inside gnaws at us, “In order to have friends,...
3 Steps to a More Fulfilling Life

3 Steps to a More Fulfilling Life

By John King with Matt Friend and Michelle Thompson Is your life the same Every. Single. Day? Whether it’s traveling the same route to and from work, watching the same Netflix series for the 11th time straight (even though you have 11,000 options), packing the same...
Afraid? The #1 Way to Overcome Fear

Afraid? The #1 Way to Overcome Fear

It’s 3 AM and you’re still awake. You’ve tried everything to fall asleep, but you can’t. Netflix is playing your favorite sit com on repeat, but you’re still wide awake. Could it be because of something you ate for dinner? Possibly. Should you have eaten the pickle...