Posts by Tim Wise

Life’s #1 Priority – Not What You Think

Your work or career – umm, not even close. Your hobbies or interests – Love to fish, but not the highest priority. Your friends – Having good friends is important and can bring great satisfaction, but still not number one. Your financial health – Probably given more importance than it deserves. Your extended family –…

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Looking For 5 To Go Fishing For The Good Life

Over the last 18 months, so many of you have commented on my posts and have offered encouragement and some have even shared their struggles and adventures. I really appreciate your responses and I hope my posts have helped in some small way. As I continue to develop the vision for Fishing for the Good…

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Fishing for the Good Life – The Truth

I read that quote in a book 16 years ago. What makes you come alive? Have I found any answers – I think so, but as with anything in life, the quest to live a good life, a life fully alive, well, it’s elusive. My quest for the good life has had its fair share…

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Make Someday Today

Someday – When I get around to it. Someday – Feels good the moment you say it, then gone forever. Someday – Code word for never. Someday – Where dreams go to die. Last summer my daughter and I made someday today.  Seven days living in the Canadian wilderness.  I had been on this trip…

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You Only Get One… Need Reminding? I Don’t!

One Life One life.  That’s all you get.  No dress rehearsals.  No do-overs. No second chances (at least for most of you without a near death experience). Yeah, I know, you’ve heard this before.  You aren’t guaranteed tomorrow, so make every day count.  Unfortunately most of us will take tomorrow for granted and some of…

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Who are You Selling Short? Yourself, Others or Both?

Passion, Gifts, Talents, Calling, Purpose – I could go on and on. There are wide and varying opinions on chasing you’re dreams.  Folks who say chasing your dream is a waste of time and those that say chasing your dream is everything.  Those who say chasing your dream is overrated and those who say your…

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What Moments Are You Chasing?

Moments – A very short period of time.  A precise point in time.  A time of excellence. I bet all of you can think of several great moments in your life.  Our lives seem to be a series of moments. A special birthday. Graduation from High School or College. An anniversary. Birth of a child.…

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Is Your Heart in Your Work? Here’s how to tell

Never thought I could do this…….. I walked into my boss’s office with my heart thumping out of my chest.  Today was the day.  I was going to resign from my job, from a career I worked hard to build over the last 25 years.  Oh, there were parts of it I still loved, most…

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