The Power of Community College – North Lake College in Irving, Texas

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in books, Community College, Videos | No Comments

As I’ve discussed before, I’m working on my second book which is about the power of community college. As part of this book I’ve been interviewing students all over the country to hear their stories, some of which I want to share with you before the book comes out. Community college is not only a great way […]

The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins Changed my LIFE!

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in books, cancer, Giving Thanks, Health, Videos | No Comments

Back in June of 2011 I had been cancer-free for one year. Coming back from stage III throat cancer was not easy, but as I sat in the University of Kansas Cancer Center waiting for my one-year follow-up, I had this nagging question that I couldn’t shake. The questions was “is this all that is left for me?” waiting […]

BARE PERFORMANCE

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016 in army, Health, military, Shout Outs, sports, Videos | 2 Comments

I’ve been pretty impressed with the Nick and Preston Bare for some time now. They are beasts in the gym, they are running an incredible successful supplement at Bare Performance Nutrition, (I love, love the blueberry Pre-Workout) they are starting Bare Performance Gym in Texas, and the both have great You Tube channels (Nick’s is here, and Preston’s is here). […]

Power of Time, Regret, and Gratitude

Posted by on Oct 18, 2016 in army, Giving Thanks, Time, Videos | No Comments

A couple of weeks ago I was at Fort Stewart, Georgia when HURRICANE MATTHEW rolled through. As you might imagine, the weather was terrible, high winds, heavy rain and flooding but we certainly didn’t get the worst of it. In our relative safety I took a few minutes to record this video, because it’s in […]

The Power of Community College with Soccer Star Oumar Ballo

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in books, Community College, soccer, sports, Videos | One Comment

I’ve been championing community college for years. Not only did I attend community college myself, but I’ve been teaching at variety of community colleges for last 20 years. In that time I’ve had over 3,000 students, and let me tell you, they come from all walks of life.  With their grit and determination I’ve seen them go on […]

The Power of Community College (my next book)

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in books, cancer, Community College, soccer, sports | No Comments

Last week I was at the CONCACAF Champions League game between Sporting Kansas City and Vancouver Whitecaps. Really beautiful stadium at Children’s Mercy Park, and I always love supporting my Kansas City teams. Midway through the game there was a weather delay, and I had a few minutes to record this video (on Facebook live) and […]

Shout Out in the NCO Journal

Posted by on Jul 19, 2016 in army, cancer, Health, Marathons, military, News, Resiliency | No Comments

As many of you know, I started my days in the military many years ago as a humble Airman in the Air Force, and overtime, worked my way up to being (slightly-less) humble NCO (non-commissioned officer). I routinely speak at  NCO Academies around the world and I’m honored anytime I get to stand up in […]

Thank Yourself– Videos 1 & 2

Posted by on Jul 14, 2016 in Communication, Giving Thanks, Videos | No Comments

For those of you who have been following me for a little while know that I’m all about giving thanks. I’ve written about it here on my blog before when I talked about writing thank you cards.  Incredible things happen when you say “thank you” to others and I’m living proof of that. In these videos below, […]

Live Stream this Friday, 20 May 2016!

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Community College, Speaking | No Comments

I’m so honored to be the 2016 Commencement speaker at Barstow College this Friday, May 20th at 3:00 PM PST. If you are in the area, please let me know. The event will also be live on live stream here:https://www.youtube.com/c/barstowcommunitycollege/live I’ve had the pleasure of teaching for Barstow College since 1997. I’ve been able to teach […]

Introducing The 4th Point of Contact with MMA star Sascha Sharma

Posted by on Mar 28, 2016 in 4th Point of Contact, Videos | No Comments

This is a new series that I’m working on called The 4th Point of Contact. As most of you know, my recent book is called The Three Points of Contact  which refers to a three point stance, a position that give you maximum stability, balance and the ability to move in any direction. Imagine a football game, […]

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