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What I Got

There was a story recently about a New York City Police Officer who saved the life of a stabbing victim. And this wasn’t some ordinary save. In fact, the hero officer, Ronald Kennedy, performed this feat using tape and a potato chip bag. When asked about it, Officer Kennedy responded,

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That Feeling

You know that feeling you get when you go someplace new? That feeling of being unsure of where you’re going or what’s acceptable or not? I get that feeling a lot with my job. I am blessed to be able to travel all over this great country training law enforcement.

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What Should I Do Today?

They certainly don’t happen that often, but once in a while I get one of those days. You know the days I’m talking about. The kind where you look at your calendar and there is nothing, absolutely nothing, scheduled for the day. Waking up on one of those days is

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Rigid

A tree that is unbending is easily broken. -Lao Tzu Seth Godin published a blog on July 5, 2021, entitled Rigor and Rigid. A relatively short post but one that really got me thinking. In his blog, Seth points out that something that is “rigid” is easy to describe. Boy,

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Beyond the Open Door

“I have an open door policy” seems to be one of the requirements of those who gain formal authority in an organization. It’s possible that it’s one of those non-negotiable tenants that one must accept in order to get promoted. Now don’t get me wrong – I support the intent

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Far from the Lights

One of the best, if not the best, boxers of all time was Muhammad Ali. He is credited with saying, “The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses – behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.”

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