Leadership

Leadership is a hot topic. Go to any bookstore, podcast, or business-related platform and this topic is prominently featured. Leadership is both an art and a science, often times begging the question of whether leaders or born or made? The answer is simple, but the...

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How to Overcome Adversity

When adversity strikes your mindset is your primary weapon. How you react, how you respond, and what you do determines your ability to effectively cope with and overcome these inevitable challenges. There is a process that will enable you to more effectively deal with...

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Resilience

Resiliency is the ability to cope and adapt when faced with adversity. When people who are resilient are faced with adversity or dire circumstances, they maintain their composure, have the psychological strength to deal with stress, and the skillsets required to cope...

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Benefits of Adversity

You may not think so at the time, but there are benefits to having incurred adverse circumstances. These are valuable life lessons and help shape your resiliency which is a key trait in being able to effectively deal with adversity. This also affords you the...

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Adversity

All of us will face some degree of adversity in our life, this is inevitable, as life is not a continuous cycle of success and not without problems. You can’t run from it. You can’t hide from it. It will find you. You have to deal with it, embrace it as a learning...

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How to Achieve Your Goals

Checklist – Putting your goals down in writing is not optional, it is mandatory. You should have a checklist of your goals. Each goal should have objectives or milestones with an associated date that you check off which is also a source of motivation and satisfaction....

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How to Establish Your Goals

In my earlier blogs I addressed the importance of goals and the five key factors to consider when setting them. Let’s drill down into this further and define the process for you. 1. Establish Three Goals - Why three? Everything you do affects another area of your...

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Five Key Factors in Setting Goals

When setting goals there are five key factors which come into play. If you are cognizant of these factors and address them upfront your prospects for success are increased. Motivation - The first question you have to ask yourself is why are you setting these goals,...

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The Importance of Goals

One of the common traits among successful individuals, in whatever walk of life, is goal setting. They have a vision, set goals, and take action. These goals give direction, provide a sense of purpose, and motivate. Setting these goals also creates a bias toward...

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How Will I Do In School?

I asked a number of teens and young adults to pick one thing that was on their mind which was a source of concern to them. The response from the majority of those was “How Will I Do in School” hence the topic. The classes you will take can be broken down into two...

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Be Strong. Be Accountable. Never Complain

The Navy Football Brotherhood is an organization with a mission “To serve and support the United States Naval Academy Football Program and players of the past, present, and future. The “Brotherhood” is the brainchild of Frank Schenk, a fellow alumni and former...

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Discipline

If you look at someone who is successful one of the traits all of them have in common is being disciplined. Discipline is a necessary trait for someone to be successful in in whatever you endeavor to achieve, whether it be school, in sports, in the military, or in...

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