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My WeekPeak Music Mix_138

Another Monday, another new MusicMix. Niall Horan released his new single “Too Much to Ask”, where the one direction boy cursed in what I believe his his first explicit song. It seems only fitting to follow up the first track, which is explicit, by the own...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_137

In less than five days Cody Carnes releases his full length album. Over the past few weeks I have highlighted some of the singles that were released in promotion of the album, entitled “The Darker the Night/The Brighter the Morning”. This week “Resurrect...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_136

So excited for some of this week’s music. Maroon 5 dropped a new single “What Lovers Do”. Also, my new favorite artist, Cody Carnes, released another song for his up coming album releasing September 15. This album better be good…I am really looking for...

9 Everyday Habits of an Average Man

A few weeks ago, I reviewed my daily morning routine. In the review, I began to notice some coincidences that could translate into my business and personal life So what are they? Well lets start.  First: Wake Up and Get Out of Bed You have to get up and d...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_135

Good Morning Friends…There is a few great artists that released a couple tracks this past week. Artists you should pay attention to on the list is Thirty Second to Mars, Foo Fighters, Beck and The Lone Bellow. Well all of them are great. Enjoy your...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_134

Good Monday Morning Friends. A new work week and a new MusicMix. Enjoy the week! Welcome to the Show by Rivers and Rust Youarefire by LANY I Live by Malika  You Won’t Know Where You Stand by Aquilo Blonde by Kip Moore Mourning Sound by Grizzly Bear Cros...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_133

Happy Monday Everyone! Exciting, and short, MusicMix this week. NEEDTOBREATHE released the HARD CUTS:. Songs from H A R D L O V E Sessions. Over the past couple weeks they released each as a single, the latest being CAGES. The last track to release was WALKING...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_132

Hey Everyone!  Some great artist have surfaced and other resurfacing. Neon Trees for example. I was listening to their older album this past week, thinking they haven’t released anything for awhile. Then they drop a single “Feel Good”. Well it made...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_131

  Happy Monday Everyone!  It has been a awesome weekend and have been listening to the MusicMix all weekend. I will be listening to it all week, too. Some great tracks this week. If you have a song you want me to hear leave a comment below or send me...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_130

Hey Everyone!  This week is a shorter list, as the majority of music released this past week really didn’t do it for me. So here is what I have for the MusicMix. If you have a song I should listen to, tweet me @chaddodd. What Freedom Feels Like by Cody...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_129

Hey Everyone!  The weekend is over and Monday has arrived. What else has arrived? This weeks MusicMix. So without further delay, here it is. My Mind Is For Sale by Jack Johnson Groupie Love (feat. A$AP Rocky) by Lana Del Ray Electric Blue by Arcade Fire R...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_128

Hey Everyone!  After I put the MusicMix together, I take some time to listen to the list again, removing some songs from the list. Initially, the song could have caught my attention, but then after further listening, it didn’t hold up to the initial lik...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_126

Hey Everyone!  Fall Out Boy released “Champion” on Friday. This track has been the anthem of the weekend. “I can do anything.” Also, this week Grace VanderWaal dropped another gentle ukulele powerhouse with “Moonlight”. The past couple weeks h...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_124

Hey Everyone!  This past week there was not much music that I enjoyed. A disappointment for sure. Not sure if that was my mood or not a lot of releases made. If you know of a great track that I should listen to, then send me a tweet @chaddodd. I will chec...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_123

Happy Monday Everyone and lets just jump right into the list! I Ain’t the One by Spoon Liquor Love (feat Ollie Gabriel) by Natalia Avalon Uh Huh by Julia Michaels Line of Sight (feat WYNNE & Mansionair) by ODESZA Loved By You (feat. Jazmine Sullivan) by...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_122

Happy Memorial Day Everyone!  Today we remember those who have fallen during their service to project our freedom. Standing with the family and friends of the fallen hero’s grieving the lost, humbled by their sacrifice, kneeling to honor their service t...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_121

This week starts off with one of my favorite three piece band…eh…one of my favorite bands. The just dropped a track that reminds me of Madness, which is another of my favorite songs from them. Take a listen to track one of this weeks MusicMix, then be prep...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_120

Rollin’ (feat. Future & Khalid) by Calvin Harris Whatever It Takes by Imagine Dragons Hard to Love by Kacy Hill Oh Lord by In This Moment Thankful by New Kids On the Block Walk Away by The Goo Goo Dolls Blessings (EP Version) by Tom Walker Moving On by M...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_119

Hey Everyone…time for this week’s Music Mix! Told You So by Paramore Slow Hands by Niall Horan High Without Your Love by Loote Sweet Creature by Harry Styles Eyes Closed by Halsey Heaven by PVRIS I’m OK (feat. Shaylen) by Manila Killa & AOBeats...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_118

Hey Everyone…time for this week’s Music Mix! What a mix it is this week. So many powerhouse tracks released! It is difficult to say which tracks in the Music Mix would top the list. Fall Out Boy’s “Young and Menace” mixes their classic sound with an...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_117

Hey Everyone…time for this week’s Music Mix! The Music Mix can be a difficult beast at times. Finding great music can be difficult. So I went on the hunt for amazing songs and artists. Some songs that make the list are tunes I would not normally go li...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_116

Hey Everyone…time for this week’s Music Mix! Happy Late Easter to everyone. I hope it was a time of reflection and joy with family and friends.  This week’s list is once again all over the place. I am not one to be biased to a particular genre,...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_115

Hey Everyone…time for this week’s Music Mix! And a happy Monday to you all. It is the fifteenth week of the year. Fifteen weeks of finding new music to my ears. Some tracks are new to me and others have just been released as ear candy to the world.&nb...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_114

Hey Everyone…time for this week’s Music Mix! This week moves all over the genre spectrum, from Alternative, to Pop, to Electronic, to Dance, even a little Acoustic. However, the track of the week for me, and perhaps the year, is Skin (BBC Live Version) by...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_113

Hey Everyone…time for this week’s Music Mix! This week there is a couple acoustic version, one from Au/Ra and the other Julia Michaels. Two great artists and great tracks done very well in its acoustic form. This past week Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_112

Hey Everyone… time for this week’s Music Mix! Weezer is back on the scene with its latest “Feels like Summer”. With last week In the 20s and 30s, one could just sense winter is holding on strong. But yesterday in the upper 70s and today in the upper 6...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_111

Hey everyone…time for this week’s Music Mix! Lorde is releasing a full length album entitled, “Melodrama”! Once again, she is on this week’s MusicMix with her latest single release, “Liability”. Cannot wait to hear the full length. Also, for ano...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_110

Hey Everyone…time for this week’s Music Mix! Last week was an exciting week in music! Ed Sheeran killed it with his release of Divide. It has been three years since “X” in 2014. “Divide” has been much anticipated and did not disappoint. Also to br...

WEEKPEAK, What I Am Enjoying in Life_109

Hey everyone! Time of your weekly fix of my WeekPeak’s! This morning at 6 am, as I sit reflecting on my week, it is a struggle to stay focused. My mind races with thoughts of the day, things begging to be accomplished, meetings that must be had, the pressure...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_109

Hey Everyone…time for this week’s Music Mix! Some new music dropped this past week including John Mayer’s EP “The Search for Everything: Wave Two”, Bastille’s single “Blame”, and Capital Cities’ single “Vowels”. It is a shortest mix this...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_108

Hey everyone…time for this week’s Music Mix! Near the end of last year, the music I listened to was dull, boring, and stagnant. Rarely a new song would come across my playlist which interested my ears. I decided at the first of the year, each week, I woul...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_107

Hey Everyone…time for this week’s Music Mix! Some new music was released a few days ago. Katy Perry’s single, “Chained to the Rhythm”, SoMo with the prerelease tracks from “The Answers” and Hollyn with her full length album entitled “O...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_105

Time for this week’s Music Mix! Some weeks, what I listen to is all over the musical spectrum. This week is no exception. Artists like Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, Sir Sly, Rivers & Rust, Matt Woods, Michael Kiwanuka and Alex Clare. This week is A....

My WeekPeak Music Mix_104

Time for this week’s Music Mix! This week, I was captivated by the clean, raw sounds recorded by these artists; Their rough, soulful, yet pure vocals. Their lyrics that memorized my thoughts, pulling me into the artists’ emotions. Some artists hit the lis...

The Great Distraction

Photocred. @chaddodd There are fond memories of when starting Klar, and some not so fond. When the decision was made to create a company, my thoughts turned to a business name, its mission, job titles, organizational structures, charts of accounts, and so on....

My WeekPeak Music Mix_103

Time for this week’s Music Mix! It seems like this week’s Music Mix might be all over the charts. I am completely alright with that. Ed Sheeran made it back on the list with “Shape of You”, which reminded me of when he teamed up with Rudimental. I add...

A Drone Flight Over Rocklin, California

Once a month I take a trip to Northern California to visit a client. We spend our days in meetings, rarely making it outside. With the sunset earlier in the winter months it is a challenge to see the sunny side of California. The other morning, I was able to c...

The Death of Customer Service

Photocred. @chaddodd Recently, I was on a multi-stop trip: Washington D.C.;Hartford, Connecticut; and Sacramento, California. It was less expensive to book this trip with one airline and all at once. Rather than flying the normal airline of the South, I jumped...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_102

Time for this week’s Music Mix! This week’s Music Mix includes some new music just released, including Ed Sheeran, London Grammer, SOHN, John Mayer and Grace VanderWaal. The Music Mix grows throughout the week, so keep checking back for more. Shape of You...

My WeekPeak Music Mix_101

Time for this week’s Music Mix! This week’s Music Mix is a listen back through my top hits of 2016. The Music Mix grows throughout the week, so keep checking back for more. CAN’T STOP THE FEELING! by Justin Timberlake Closer (feat. Halsey) by The C...

WeekPeak, What I Am Enjoying in Life_028

Hey everyone! Time of your weekly fix of my WeekPeak’s! What I’m Watching… 13 Hours Directed by Michael Bay Oh man, this was a great movie. Regardless of it being a Michael Bay movie with the fear of him taking a story and destroying the story just to ha...

#GAINWISDOM_Day 31 | Speak Up!

#GAINWISDOM_DAY 31 | Speak Up! Proverbs 31 “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves for the rights of all who are destitute.  Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.” Proverbs 31:8-9 We have reached the last chapter...

Behind Your Back

(Cover Photo Credit: Lindsey Hathaway) I caught myself this morning talking about my lil sis, Lindsey Hathaway, behind her back. You would think ‘how rude’ but you would be incorrect! So lets back up a bit to explain. Subject: Pregnancy Via: Text With whom...

WHAT THE CHURCH?_Pilot | What The…?

“Why don’t you take this opportunity to go visit some churches in your area and learn how other denominations are doing church?” My dad was correct, and it was the little nudge I needed to see what was happening in the local churches. Here is a quick his...

The Force Awakens – Week Peak

LucasFilm and J.J. Abrams this week broke the internet on Thursday with the release of the Star Wars Trailer. The building could hear the screams and shouts from our office when Harrison Ford appeared saying, “Chewie, we’re home.” The next day, someone w...

Love the Client – WeekPeak

What a busy week with a lot of early rises! If you know me personally I do not enjoy wee early hours of the morning. I prefer 10am work day starts, sun up before me and a peaceful/relaxing start to my day. This week was a different case with two flights leavin...

Shine You Old Sun – WeekPeak

After a few weeks of brutal cold weather the temperature went from being in the negatives and teens to climbing into the upper 70s. Spring is definitely in the air. But even though the temperature climbed into the 70s, I live in Nebraska. Nebraska, magical pla...

Made it to the Summit – WeekPeak

This past week has been extremely busy, but amongst the busy schedule were small bits of smiles, laughter and overall joy while spending time with some of the volunteers and leaders of the Greater Omaha Chamber at this years YP Summit 2015. YP SUMMIT 2015 This...

Mickey’s 10 Commandments

Recently I listened to a talk from Marty Sklar at Seeds Conference 2013. He spoke on Mickey’s 10 Commandments that are hung on the Imagineers office doors. In the talk he not only share the 10 commandments but shared all 40. I thought they were really good,...

Prison Doors are Open, You’re Still Sitting

Acts 16:16-40 Paul and Silas, after casting out a demon from a slave girl, being dragged into the marketplace wrongfully accused, stripped and beating, now sit in the most inner cell of the prison with chains fastened. The situation is not looking good for the...

No Cost Worship

2 Samuel 24:18-25 In 2 Samuel 24:18-25 David, now king, goes to Araunah to buy his threshing floor and to offer burnt offerings to God as instructed by Gad to stop the plague on Israel. Araunah hearing of the king’s plans, offers not only the threshing floor...

True Success

Joshua 1:7-8 How do you measure your success? Financial income? Wife and kids? Owning your own business? Having many followers on Facebook or twitter? Great grades in school? A promotion in your job? It is a fact that we all have different variables that we ad...

Storms of Life

I went back to an old journal entry from a few months ago where I analyzed the phrase “Storms of Life”. The journal entry was from a time where things around me were in chaos, from the lack of a job, to my vehicle breaking down, to a relationship on the ro...

A Whistle, A Song?

Yesterday being a long day at the church, due to evening services, today I did not want to get out of bed when the alarm went off. This was even more evident when you would hear the beeping from my phone 4 times telling me that my 10 minute snooze time was ove...

Pursuit

This morning I got a call from a friend in the church telling me about an opportunity to help a family in need. The family, whose wife has bone cancer and the husband has been in the hospital for the past 4 months, needed help around the home both inside and o...

Posture

This morning I was preparing for our youth church’s worship set list for the following night. Just going over it in my head, I was thinking of the transitions and how the journey of the night is going to look. Not to give away the list completely, we are sin...

#LIVEEXTRAORDINARY

“Normal is living in the world others create for you.
Extraordinary is living in the world you create for yourself”
Chad Dodd

#LIVEEXTRAORDINARY

“Normal is living in the world others create for you.
Extraordinary is living in the world you create for yourself”
Chad Dodd