Tag Archives: F(X) Leadership

The 5C’s Model

            I grew up in a military family. My grandfather, father, uncles, aunt, and cousins served as enlisted personnel in all four military services. They felt it was ones duty and an honor to Serve your Country. They served during … Continue reading

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PayPal: Our People Are Unstoppable

             Recently, I had the great opportunity to be the Keynote Speaker at PayPal’s You Are Unstoppable Leadership Conference in Omaha, NE. The conference focused on the Unstoppable potential of the men and women of PayPal. It was a great … Continue reading

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Leadership Thought – Integrity and Authenticity

            One of the first pieces of advice I received from my fellow Chief Master Sergeants after I was selected for promotion to Chief Master Sergeant was — “Remember as Chief Master Sergeant and a Senior Enlisted Leader you have … Continue reading

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Leadership Thought — Attitude is a Choice

On Feb 18, 2009, CMSgt Todd Small and I traveled Thule, Greenland to see and talk to our Airman stationed at Thule Air Base. Thule AB is 750 miles north of the Arctic Circle, and approximately 550 miles east of … Continue reading

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THE FIRST PRINCIPLES-Unlocking your Unstoppable Leadership—Chapter 6 Awareness (Excerpt)

Awareness  Understanding and Embracing who you are. Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. ~Nelson Mandela  First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you … Continue reading

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Introduction to My new book: The First Principles–Unlocking your Unstoppable Leadership

Welcome to Day one of your Unstoppable Leadership!! The First Principles of Unstoppable Leadership is not a leadership development book as much as it is recognition of leadership qualities needed to lead using the Unstoppable Model. The 18 First Principles … Continue reading

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The 6P Focus

When I arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base as the new 14th Air Force “Flying Tigers” Command Chief, I took several months to get know the people of the Command and learn about my new organization and its organizational culture. … Continue reading

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Guest Host on #TCHAT

Good Day! I’ll be the guest host on TalentCulture #TChat – show which includes #TChat Radio and #TChat Twitter Chat – Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 pm EST. The radio show is from 6:30-7:00 pm EST and the Twitter chat is from … Continue reading

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10 quick thoughts for becoming a lifelong learner

• Endeavor to become a lifelong learner in all aspects of your life • Apply self-leadership practices to create the outcomes you desire • Understand who you are and what you can accomplish • Learn from everyone you meet • … Continue reading

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Life is a Journey

When I imagine life as a journey, I think of the expedition of Lewis and Clark to the Pacific Ocean, Earnest Shackleton and the Endurance expedition to Antarctica, and the 20-year odyssey of Odysseus in Homer’s “The Odyssey”. All three … Continue reading

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