Whatever You Do, Don't Be Average!

If you happen to get my personal voice mail, you’ll hear me say, “Do what average people do, you’ll have what average people have.”   It’s one of my favorite quotes of all time. The new year is just around the corner, and maybe...

Making Failure a Launching Point!

I heard LaDonna Gatlin say, “Failure is fertilizer”. I’ve had plenty of failures along the way, big and small alike. When I failed a tactics during my second deployment to Iraq, I was devastated, because I KNEW people were watching to see how I performed. I felt like...