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 […]

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 […]

Army Magazine Book Review

Posted by on Feb 28, 2016 in army, books, military, Reviews | No Comments

Thanks to Army Magazine and Lt. Col. Chad Storlie, U.S. Army retired, for reviewing my book for the March 2016 magazine.  The issue is already available on their website. Army Magazine is one of the world’s premier professional journals for leadership and advancement of the military arts and sciences.  It’s published every month by the  Association of the United States Army (AUSA), and […]