1. Collaboration

    “the action of working with someone to produce or create something.” We often hear of collaboration involving music artists or sports figures coming together to create a super team.  You get a couple of highly successful people who are willing to put aside a little of their individual piece of …Read More

  2. Finish Your Dreams

    This week as I finished writing my first book, yes first, I will write more.  I stopped to reflect on the process and what I learned. My thoughts kept coming back to the fact that seeing a project that once seemed so large and unreal come to completion is the success. If I would have just never tol…Read More

  3. Who Are You Listening To?

    As I approach being “retired” for almost a year now I find it interesting that some of the biggest projects I am working on were not even my ideas! The book, podcast, leadership presentations and a game changing collaboration with a couple other law enforcement power players, were not things I w…Read More

  4. Making Moves?

    How do you decide if you are on the right path or if it is time to change directions? Do you have “mile markers” established through your short-term goals to help you see progress? Are you self-assessing and honestly evaluating not only your effort but your desire to continue? Are you open to de…Read More

  5. Critical Conversations

    Have you ever had that feeling that you need to say something to someone? Maybe the relationship has changed, the energy is off, but something just is not right. You find yourself focusing on all their faults, instead of the things that attracted you to them in the first place. Here are some thought…Read More

  6. Satellite View

    When you talk about your dreams, desires and successes, what do you see? Do you see yourself in that moment? Enjoying all the feels, smells, sights that come with making your dream come true? Can you see yourself overcoming obstacles along the way, persevering and staying true to the path? I think o…Read More

  7. Don’t Be Afraid of the End

    Life, like nature has seasons. Just like the beauty of fall turns into the harshness of winter. Deciding to change something in your life creates uncertainty, doubt and discomfort. However, we cannot have the fresh breeze, chirping birds and blossoming trees of spring without going through winter. Y…Read More

  8. Bad Moments or Bad Days

    I want you to think of one of the “worst days” of your life and what happened to cause it? Many times, it is a bad moment and our response to it that allows it to spiral into other bad moments or an entire day. “Bad” things will happen to us daily. The alarm not going off, traffic jams, rude…Read More

  9. Afraid of Being GREAT?

    How many of us know there is a passion inside of us, a hidden talent, just waiting to come out for the world to see? We all have something GREAT to offer the world. A beautiful smile, a kind word, a story, a skill, a unique talent and someone, somewhere, may just be waiting on it. How long are we go…Read More

  10. What Are We Pursuing?

    As my days bleed into days, weeks to weeks, months to months and my years to years, I find myself wondering, where has my life gone?  How did I forget to pay attention to all the little moments that flew by me while I was busy in pursuit of more things?  Did I really need that shiny new vehicle, d…Read More