Cam Taylor

Be inspired. Be focused. Be tenacious.

Two Keys to Emotional Health After a Loss

Check out my new book, Detour: A Roadmap For When Life Gets Rerouted! It’s packed full of practical help and guidance for those seeking to recover and heal following a traumatic life event. Part of the detour journey is learning how to deal with the emotional impact of loss and suffering. Several people I’ve talked […]

How 1,090 People Missed Greatness

The value you assign to people, events, and things changes everything. Why does it matter to keep our eyes open to see true value? If we don’t, great moments and opportunities pass us by. I’ve missed opportunities to connect with family, be inspired, discover new insights, build new relationships, because I was tuned out to […]

Crooked Timber

“Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made.” — Immanuel Kant This week, I started reading a book a colleague of mine recommended called, “The Road to Character” by David Brooks. It’s a thoughtful look at what the road to character looks like. The idea of being “crooked timber” has […]

Stop Blaming Your Circumstances

Every once in a while, words hit extremely close to home. The following quote by George Bernard Shaw were such words. When I heard them, I was caught red handed and knew I needed to make a change. I want to tell you the quote and then take you through my thinking process — line […]

Confidence – GIYC part 7

The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark. ― Michelangelo Buonarroti Confidence is a necessary quality for digesting the challenges of life. This post is meant to inspire you to develop greater confidence in […]

Discipline – GIYC part 5

Discipline is discipline is discipline is discipline!!! If you have discipline in sports, you’re well on your way to winning games, and if you have discipline in your life, you’re well on your way to success. In sports and in life, discipline can’t be an occasional thing — it has to be an all-the-time thing. […]

How to Maintain Optimism in a Dream Crushing World

An experiment conducted in 1967 resulted in a fascinating discovery. The experiment placed five monkeys in a cage with a bunch of bananas hanging high out of reach. Up against the wall, however, was a ladder could be used to climb up and reach the bananas. It didn’t take long for the monkeys to spot […]

What Are You Not Doing?

You learn to swim by swimming. You learn courage by couraging. — Mary Daly, as quoted by Brene Brown When you learned to ride a bike, you didn’t wait until you could ride a bike to start learning. You jumped in long before you could ride. Then we grow up and some where along the […]

Five Keys to Next Step Living

Feeling overwhelmed by the road ahead? Facing a challenge that is paralyzing your hopefulness and causing you to freeze into inactivity? You’re not alone – and there is hope! It’s called focusing on the next step of getting where you want to go. If you want to achieve your goal, don’t focus on how far […]

Six Proven Ways to Regain Momentum

Momentum is your friend. If you have it, be grateful. If you’ve lost it, be intentional and get it back. No one said regaining momentum was easy but there is a pathway for getting it back. mo•men•tum – noun the strength or force that something has when it is moving the strength or force that […]