Tag: mindset

Your Mental Health Matters

Please be very cognizant of your mental health during the current crisis in our country (and world). I recognize we all laugh about introvert, extrovert, and ambivert memes. However, it is important to remember we are a social species. Regardless of our physical and mental toughness, we need each other. Without question, Ohio has been

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Friday Recognition Day – 3/6/2020

I created this weekly tradition to help me develop an attitude for gratitude by recognizing two people from my personal or professional life. These weekly posts are about celebrating them and their story. This week I am recognizing: Michelle Price Love Gossett Michelle Price – I want to recognize Michelle for her phenomenal work in

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Why I Want to Slow Down

How many of us can honestly admit we’re in too big of a hurry in every aspect of our life? Do you think a lot of people would be capable of answering this or would they simply blow it off? “That’s not me.” (Stereotypical response) In 2018 or 2019, I would have been one of

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The Finish Line

The finish line is a representation of your current goal or objective. For example: You want to write a book and have it published in nine months. The finish line would be the phase when the Publisher provides you with your publication date. Although there are additional marketing steps, the publication part represents your finish

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Effective Leaders vs Unqualified Leaders

I’m obsessed with leadership because every organization, company, and business will always require qualified leaders. This is the reason why I loved the military because their leader development programs set Junior and Senior leaders up for success. Each rank required additional training because being a leader is an ongoing process. These same principles can and

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2020: What Not to Do List

Every New Year’s Eve, people make a proclamation (resolution) about what they’re going to do in the New Year. Yet, no one ever talks about what they’re not going to do. I thought about this for a while and I have developed a list of things you should not do in 2020: You’re not going

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No Quit Zone: Workout Program

Over the past 15 years, I have experimented with different training concepts and programs. All of them having the central focus of: weight training. Although I enjoy cardio and grew up being a natural runner, it is no longer my focus. Now, I want to sculpt a body that helps remind me that hard work

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My Training Journey

This particular blog is a huge step for me, on my physical fitness journey. I’ve always been a highly motivated and energetic person, despite being extremely shy and embarrassed about my body. I wouldn’t even go to a pool, despite being a good swimmer, until I was in my mid-thirties. Growing up and being called

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10-year Anniversary for Crematory

May 20, 2019 marked the 10-year anniversary for my first book, Crematory. Brian Carter (main character) is growing up so fast. Part 1: Crematory Part 2: The Darkness Part 3: Army of the Drake (2019-2020) About the Book: Brian Carter is a patient at Hamilton Psychiatric Ward and has experienced things that even your worst

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Retired from the Military

After 22 years of military service, I officially retired from the U.S. Army on May 1, 2019. This blog is a little late because I originally didn’t want to write about it because I was ready to close that chapter of my life. But now that the dust has settled, I am more comfortable with

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