Eric Recker on Life

How Much Do You Need To (UN)Hurry?

How Much Do You Need To (UN)Hurry?

Have you ever reached your breaking point? That point in which you feel as if anything else on your plate might just in fact cause catastrophic failure? That was me… And it snuck up on me.  Others...

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A Beautiful Letdown

A Beautiful Letdown

What goes up, must come down... At the Recker house, all roads have been leading to June 10.  From early May of 2022 when my son Blake asked his girl friend, Emily, to marry him and they set a date,...

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3 Ways To Supercharge Your Weekend!

3 Ways To Supercharge Your Weekend!

Raise your hand if you are limping into the weekend. Also raise your hand if you feel that you are coasting on fumes lately. Life is crazy right now! Am I the only one who feels it?  Even something...

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One Easy Way to Get A Win This Week

One Easy Way to Get A Win This Week

Trust me in this! We all like wins, right?  What if I told you that I know how you can win this week?  Would you be interested?  Would you lean in?  What if I told you that I can almost guarantee...

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3 Ways To Make Sure You Don’t Miss It

3 Ways To Make Sure You Don’t Miss It

Have you ever missed it... Have you ever missed a moment in your life?  Crazy question, right?  Of course you have!  We all have.  For many reasons.  Some good.  And some, well, not so much. And how...

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Can I Be Brutally Honest With You?

Can I Be Brutally Honest With You?

How would you answer if you were asked what you see when you look in the mirror? Do you see value?  Do you see worth?  Do you avoid looking in the mirror? And what is that opinion formed as a result...

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True Meaning Or Just More Stuff

True Meaning Or Just More Stuff

Have you ever looked at the things you own... And reflected on their meaning? Or do you just chase and acquire, chase and acquire, all along feeling just a bit empty even though you have the thing...

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What Is Your Time Worth?

What Is Your Time Worth?

You and Warren Buffett have something in common. It may not be the size of your bank account. It may not be your age.  It may not be your beliefs on politics or investments. The thing you have in...

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Hey!  Can I Get A Do-Over?

Hey! Can I Get A Do-Over?

Have you ever wanted a chance to start over? Have you ever wished that you could get a fresh start?  Have you ever blown it and wished you could hit the rewind button and watch yourself move...

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A Small But Mighty Step

A Small But Mighty Step

That's one small step for man.  One giant leap for mankind. I think most, if not all, of us have heard those words spoken at a crucial time in history.  And while taking a step onto the moon was a...

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A Fresh Perspective

A Fresh Perspective

When is the last time you got some bad news?  Do you remember?  Is it fresh in your mind like it happened yesterday (maybe it did)? Or has it been awhile? Last week I got some disappointing news. It...

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Turning Down The Noise

Turning Down The Noise

Is it just me, or is the world really noisy right now? And everyone seems to be making their own noise or jumping on to someone else's noise in the form of snarky comments on social media- or- one...

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Leaders Are Falling

Leaders Are Falling

In the past weeks I have had way too many conversations with burnt out leaders. They are done. I see many reasons at play here, but I wanted to share  two that have risen to the top- First-...

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Have You Ever Had A Crappy Day?

Have You Ever Had A Crappy Day?

Ridiculous question, right? We all have.  You have.  I have.   And let’s be honest- crappy days kinda stink. The question then becomes… What do we do about it? What do we do with a crappy day? Last...

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Being a 5-Good Human

Being a 5-Good Human

Recently we had dinner with a couple of good friends. Nights like these are great and we always find ourselves saying goodbye about five times before we finally decide it is time to call it a night....

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What If This Week You…

What If This Week You…

A new week.  A blank slate.  A new set of opportunities and possibilities.   A new set of seven days ready for your awesome.   I remember dreading that blank slate.  Hoping against hope that I had...

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