1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Resiliency

    Defined as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness” I think most people know that one person who seems to bounce back from adversity quicker, have better attitude when confronted with the unexpected and who seems happier in life.  So, how do they get there and how does tha…Read More

  7. Perfectly Imperfect

    I’m not a perfect husband, father, son, brother, business partner or friend. In fact, I am far from perfect in almost every area of my life every day. However, what I am good at is seeing my imperfections for what they truly are, an opportunity to improve and get better. I don’t let my imperfect…Read More

  8. Live Out Loud

    I love the comments, messages and conversations I have with all of you about sharing wisdom, experiences and perspectives.  I’m honored to know you value the writing, the videos and the conversations, but I must be honest with you all.  I’m not that wise, smart or more knowledgeable than the n…Read More

  9. What are We Afraid Of?

    We used to be afraid of the dark, now we are afraid of what people will think.  The boogie man used to scare us, now we are scared of what people will say.  We used to avoid talking to strangers because of the dangers, now we avoid telling those closest to us for fear they won’t believe in us. …Read More

  10. Authentically You

    Don’t try to be someone you are not.  Don’t allow others to try and make you into who they want you to be.  Don’t make your life decisions based on what others will think or say.  Don’t spend your life trying to live up to the dreams others had for you that are not in line with who you wa…Read More