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Word of the Year | What I learned from BOLD in 2016

BOLD | Word of the Year 2016 If you read nothing else, read this. I double, dog dare you to be intentional in your life this year. 2016 was my 6th year of taking that statement to heart. I’ve done this through the Word of the Year project. Every year is different, but as I look back I see […]

Are You Winning?

The Lovable Losers It is playoff baseball time again. My Royals didn’t make the postseason, but I’m enjoying following the teams still in it. The Chicago Cubs clinched the last spot to face the Cleveland Indians. The Cubs won the series handily against the Los Angeles Dodgers, but early on it was not so sure. […]

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What do you seek?

So you seek revenge? This weekend, I saw the remake of the Western classic, The Magnificent Seven. I won’t bore you with the details of the movie. You can find them all over the internet. In a nutshell, The Magnificent Seven is a story of the good versus the evil, and those who live in-between. […]

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Do nothing. Be nothing. Say nothing.

The. Best. Year. Ever. The Golden State Warriors NBA team is all the rage these days. For years they were a championship afterthought. Last year, Golden State won the title, and now they just completed the best regular season of all time. They eclipsed Michael Jordan’s 1996 Bulls team by winning 73 games in one […]

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What if Star Wars Never Happened?

Happy Star Wars Release Week! The Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens DVD, and the first trailer for the brand new Rogue One film were released this week. I don’t know about you, but the Bondurant family is in! We purchased one of the estimated 15-20 million copies of DVDs & blu-rays, and we’ve watched […]

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BOLD | Cause. Courage. Commitment.

BOLD in 3 Steps BOLD takes 3 things: Cause. Courage. Commitment. Cause No one is bold for bold sake. We are bold for a reason. We are bold because there is something greater on the line. The very first step to being BOLD is discovering why. What is on the line for you? What is your why? Your […]

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The Downside of Bold | It is Well

The Downside of Bold Here’s a confession. Bold dreams, goals and prayers lead to frustration, fear and disappointment. I’ve found myself asking God, I thought this dream was from you. Where are you? What seemed so clear a few days, weeks, months ago feels hazy and blurred now. This isn’t what I thought it would […]

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Mother May I?

BOLD ideas This year, I’m consistently journaling my thoughts, ideas, concerns, prayers. This new habit also has me looking back at old thoughts. I recently came across this quote – Too often we get God ideas, but we ask the wrong people for permission.  -Jon Acuff It is from the Orange Conference almost two years ago. Jon […]

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What do you want?

The Black Category As I write, the Oscars are on television. The buzz around the Oscar awards this year was the second consecutive year without any black nominees in the major award categories. Several well known figures were outspoken about boycotting the show (Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith, Spike Lee, etc). Chris Rock, the host of […]

How to pray a bold prayer - substantially different on andybondurant.com

BOLD Prayer | Substantially Better

BOLD Business Over the years Elon Musk founded PayPal, Tesla Motors, SpaceX, Zip2 and X.com. He’s also the chairman of SolarCity and co-chairman of OpenAI. He’s a very busy and very successful man (worth over $13 Billion). So what drives him? According to Musk himself, it’s this: “I didn’t go into the rocket business, the car […]