“Hell Week” Day 4: Laser Focus

Laser Focus

Here we are reviewing Day 4 of 20x Your Potential. The goal was simple. Execute laser beam focus to take control of yourself. It as an extension of Days 1-3 only this time looking at the will. To overcome the will requires laser focus and discipline like a Trapist Monk. I took a vow of silence for 2 hours.  […]

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3 Benefits of Pre-Staging

3 Benefits of Pre-Staging for Success

How many times have you had the best intentions to do something and then failed to follow through? I’ve done it more than I care to admit. I’ve found that pre-staging my equipment the day before eliminates the problem. This military tactic has three benefits that can save you when the mission is at stake. 

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How Commitment & Purpose Improve Your Life

How Commitment & Purpose Improve Your Life

To some it strikes fear. To others it brings a sense of purpose. Many struggle with it. Those who embrace it know comfort and trust. I’m talking about the dirty word commitment. Why is it that commitment is so difficult? Today let’s take a look how commitment and purpose can improve your life and make you a better person. […]

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Top 6 Posts of 2014

This has been an incredible year. I have been blessed to share my writing with you this year. Below are the top 7 posts of 2014. If you missed one, now is a great chance to catch up before 2015 gets underway. 4 Ways to Move Outside Your Comfort Zone How My Writing Became Army […]

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4 Steps to Overcome Decision Paralysis

4 Steps to Overcome Decision Paralysis

You’ve had this experience. That gut wrenching, sinking feeling, when you know something horrible is about to happen. It’s paralyzing. However, the military has a way of training Soldiers to overcome this paralysis on Day 1 of Basic Training: The “Shark Attack.” All Soldiers have shared the experience of Drill Sergeants flooding the bus in rampage, screaming and […]

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SUSTAINMENT: Logistics for Life

The mission is stated. The plan is laid out. The team understands and can describe the path to success. But…unless your logistics are well planned, all the planning could be for nothing. Just remember that time you forgot the diaper bag and the kid exploded on cue. We all get busy. Being busy is worn as a […]

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Execute Your Mission To Achieve Your Goals

You’ve determined your SITUATION (1 & 2) and clearly defined your MISSION. The third soldier tested strategy in this series is EXECUTION. This section is where you establish the plan and describe how the battlefield will look throughout the mission. For the average Joe, this is where you explain the steps you will take to accomplish your […]

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