Category Archives: Professionalism Under Stress

Courage to Dream

Many of us hold back, sometimes unconsciously, on pursuing dreams–because of fear. We sometimes dwell on possible negative outcomes like failure or embarrassment. Seminar students often say, they stay in their “comfort zones” too much because of “what people might think” … Continue reading

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Definite Purpose+Burning Desire

“There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.” Napoleon Hill, author of The Law of Success and Think and … Continue reading

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Daily Questions to Inspire You

Did I make someone a hero today? Would our Lord say, “well done my good and faithful servant…?” Would my mama be proud? Col. Stretch Dunn (USA Retired) asked himself these three questions at the end of the day to … Continue reading

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10 Habits Of Mentally Strong People

 I read this article about “mentally strong” with interest for two reasons: the habits align with best practices and lessons written by Col. Stretch Dunn and me in our book Professionalism Under Stress; and, my colleague and friend of 25 … Continue reading

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Cowboy Up+Hard Work+True Professionalism=GRIT

Lead your Life is the #1 best practice to Plan and Lead our Lives (1 of 7). Is your Mindset optimistic and action-oriented or do you feel entitled or defeated? Is your instinctive response to tough situations: complain or think … Continue reading

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