Video Blog 004 ~ Hunt the Good Stuff, Plus

Posted by on Jan 30, 2016 in #htgs, Giving Thanks, Journaling, Resiliency, Videos | No Comments

I’ve talked about Hunt the Good Stuff before (#htgs) but for those who are not familiar with it, it’s something I picked up while attending the US Army’s Resiliency Training at University of Pennsylvania’s Positive Psychology Center. The concept is simple, start your day with three points of gratitude. I write these down in my journal, […]

Video Blog 003 ~ Journaling and Success

Posted by on Jan 28, 2016 in #htgs, Giving Thanks, Health, Journaling, Travel, Videos | 7 Comments

Welcome back! For episode 003 I go to the Stuttgart Haupt Bahnhof and to where it all started for my 25 year ago. Journaling is something I’ve done throughout my whole life, through the ups and the downs. It’s a great way of dealing with stress, it’s a means of meditation and a way to […]

Video Blog 002 ~ Is the Best Defense a Good Offense?

Posted by on Jan 28, 2016 in Videos | No Comments

Are you acting or being acted upon? This a question and exercise is something that use in my book The Three Points of Contact, and the response has been amazing. As Stephen Covey says it isn’t about the actions that happen to us, it’s our response to those actions that matter. In this episode I’ll walk you through how […]

Video Blog 001 ~ Parts 1 & 2: Make plans to Travel Today and Auf Ghets!

Posted by on Jan 28, 2016 in Travel, Videos | No Comments

As many of you know, and as the name of my website should maybe tip you off, I’m a speaker. I’ve been teaching public speaking for years, I am an extemporaneous speaker and motivating audiences are is one of the things I do best. So this blog will be less about writing and more about speaking and […]

A special thanks to the University of Kansas Hospital

At my last routine check up at the University of Kansas Hospital I took a few minutes to answer some questions about KU and some of the themes from my book. I can’t say enough good things about the KU team, their work has been exceptional and they have truly become another family to me. Special […]

The Power of Silence & US Speaking Tour Wrap Up

Posted by on Nov 23, 2015 in cancer, Marathons, Silence, Videos | No Comments

Just got back from a number of speaking engagements across the US, which included the NYC Marathon Expo, the United States Military Academy at West Point, and the NCO Basic Leadership Course at Fort Carson, to name a few. I was approached by an amazing lady after I spoke at the New York City Marathon […]

Master Resiliency Training and Armed Forces Network

Posted by on Sep 11, 2015 in cancer, Resiliency, Videos | 3 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I had the honor of being interviewed on AFN (Armed Forces Network) here in Stuttgart, Germany. It was a great opportunity to talk about my experience with cancer and how Master Resiliency Training prepared me for the rough patches along the way. Check out the video below, and let me know […]

Change You Life with Silence NOW!

Posted by on Aug 1, 2015 in cancer, Silence, Videos | No Comments

Just finished my two-week speaking tour across the US! I had the opportunity and privilege to meet so many people amazing people along the way. Check out the video below to hear more about it, (shot while on the Seattle Great Wheel). Enjoy!

Marathon #8 in Hamburg and Improving your Optimism Daily

Posted by on Apr 27, 2015 in Giving Thanks, Marathons, Resiliency, Videos | No Comments

This past Saturday I ran my 8th marathon since being diagnosed with cancer, and this time I was in Hamburg, Germany. What an amazing experience! More than 750,000 spectators and 20,000 runners. I shot this quick video when I finished, in which I talk about daily exercises to improve your optimism, as well as Hunt […]

Prepping for Marathon #7 in Kiel, Germany

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in Marathons, Resiliency, Videos | 284 Comments

This Saturday, I’ll be running my seventh marathon since being diagnosed with cancer. Yesterday, I finished my last long training run before heading up north to Kiel, and shot this quick video. Enjoy! Some of the marathon training references I talk about in the video are Trevor and Angie from Marathon Training Academy, Jeff Galloway’s Run […]

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