Tag Archives: Col. Stretch Dunn

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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Be Like Ben Franklin

Benjamin Franklin met with his “junta” or “mutual improvement club” of 12 members weekly for years (Autobiography of Ben Franklin). Small groups in churches are a key part of those who are growing–the churches and the people. Dr. Napoleon Hill … Continue reading

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When Moral Injury Holds you Back

When people set resolutions at New Years or other times of inspiration or decision, the solutions usually require action though often we overlook the requirement to address our beliefs that either support or sabotage our success. “Moral injury” is one … Continue reading

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