1. Are You Holding Yourself Back?

    With the new year quickly approaching it will be time for those life changing resolutions to abound. For many reasons, fear, unwillingness to be uncomfortable, lack of belief, we will intentionally hold ourselves back from our own goals. If you have a dream.  Want something different in life.  Com…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  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. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. The Challenge to Find Ourselves

    “The definition of hell is when the person you are meets the person you could have been.” - Unknown I love that quote and have referenced it many times during my recent struggles. When I think about it, I find pride and a weird sort of happiness in my situation.  I know that by going through th…Read More

  10. Overnight Success?

    We often view other’s success as an overnight occurrence.  What we don’t see is the years of struggle.  The battle with doubts, insecurity and the perseverance and courage they need to continue.  My journey is no different.  What seems like success happening quickly now, has in fact been par…Read More