Tag: leadership development


Know yourself and seek self-improvement

Of the eleven leadership principles I was taught in the Marine Corps, I find this one the most aspirational. It is timeless. And in today’s day and age, it is counter-culture.  It is not a popularized top ten list.  It is not a falsely empowering statement of how to leadRead More

Self Doubt Landed on the Moon

I am glad I didn’t commit to a timeline on my blog.  A lot has happened since my last entry. I did my first gig with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (https://myfwc.com/) Law Enforcement Division.  In the days and weeks I spent preparing for and the time I spentRead More

Improve your thinking through the use of mental models

Reflection Hard to believe it has been over a month since I made the public announcement to launch Clear Way Forward. I have enjoyed the excitement, activity, challenges, and work to date. It is not as easy as I expected and my efforts have met with mixed results but IRead More

You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. – Maya Angelou

Reflection As I reflect upon this past week, I remain very excited about the possibilities of Clear Way Forward (personal, professional, setting an example to my children, flexible schedule for volunteerism, etc.).  Of course, it is going to take a commitment to hard work, sacrifice, accepting failure and rejection, livingRead More