Employment | April 30, 2012

Learn Up. Train Down.

There is a great scene in “We Were Soldiers” where Mel Gibson says; “Learn the job of the man above you and teach your job to the man below. We […]

Leadership | March 23, 2012

Leaders Go First

In today’s unforgiving environment both seasoned leaders and those coming into new leadership roles need to hit the ground running, or at the very least, come up to speed quickly. […]

Leadership | February 12, 2012

Lead Leaders

Stop leading followers and lead leaders. Picking the right people is a tricky proposition. Many of us have handed the torch to another only to find it is a “beat […]

Law Enforcement | December 30, 2011

A Hat Called Love

I have had another article (this one very short), A Hat Called Love, published in the Star News, a monthly magazine for Law Enforcement Officers. The article is reproduced below […]

Law Enforcement | October 15, 2011

When it Rains, it Pours

NOTE: Written years ago, right before the passing of my grandmother. The beauty behind storms of adversity is that they tend to reveal who you truly are. For me it […]

Leadership | August 8, 2011


The day is July 18, 1862 and the events of this day would echo through history as one on the most unique, if not brazen, acts of the American Civil […]

Leadership | July 21, 2011

Beneath the Surface

My wife and I love the beach. She loves to find a nice shady spot, open to the breeze, pull out her book and enjoy the afternoon. She enjoys the […]

Law Enforcement | March 23, 2011

A God of Justice – A God Who Honors

Here is another article I wrote for Star News, a monthly publication for Law Enforcement personnel. Our men and women behind the badge face untold challenges. One of those challenges […]

Employment | December 11, 2010

Anger Management

“A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” Proverb 15:1 The trickiest of all human emotions, anger can be normal and healthy. Sometimes! It depends […]

Employment | November 1, 2010

Communication is Key

Communication is Key. Communication is Key. Communication is Key. Communication is Key. Communication is Key. Communication is Key. Before you jump to any conclusions, let me say that I did […]