https://youtu.be/icsXivLstKs “A mistake at least proves that somebody stopped talking long enough to do something.” In this episode, I share my recent failures as a Colonel that I should’ve known better than to not repeat. I’ve made similar mistakes early in my career, and the simple remedies for each mistake still apply at the current [...]
“A lone wolf doesn't tread paths its ilk leaves; it makes its own footprints in the snow.” In this episode, I cover some internal reflections on how I am perceived as a teammate. Am I truly a lone wolf, or do I simply exhibit certain tendencies that are based on my personality type?
“The time for action is now. It is never too late to do something.” In the season 7 premiere episode of Constant Elevation, I share my thoughts on opportunities with the communications community that I am sensing right in front of us, and if we don’t act on them immediately, we may not be as [...]
“Act as if what you do makes a difference, because it does.” In the season 6 finale, I share my thoughts on how we need leaders to act boldly and with minimal oversight. While it may seem comforting at times to hear feedback that you are leading your team in the right direction, don’t lose [...]
“It is not what you get out of life that counts. It’s what you give and what is given from the heart.” In this penultimate episode of season 6, I share some scattered thoughts on leadership and pending changes to the comm/cyber community within the Air Force.
“If you want to make the world a better place, take a look at yourself and then make a change.” In this episode, I reflect on some recent conversations at work revolving around dysfunctional teams and how to fix them. The human tendency to act out in self-preservation mode can be damaging to your team, [...]
“Sometimes, you find yourself in the middle of nowhere, and sometimes, in the middle of nowhere you find yourself.” In this episode, I invite Major Nick Lewis to talk about the common struggle of trying to find your place when advancing to a new tier of responsibility. When it seems like there is no hope [...]
“What got you here, won’t necessarily get you there.” In this episode, I’m a featured guest on the Simsation Nation podcast hosted by Henry “Shooter” Sims. We discuss our thoughts on potential competing leadership philosophies and how a good leader doesn’t have to make that choice but instead knows how to wield them both when [...]
“At the end of the day, we are accountable to ourselves; our success is a result of what we do.” In this episode, I analyze the application of Accountability within a team environment. The importance of Responsibility, Dependability, and Predictability of the individual must be understood to translate to team success.
“I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” In this episode, I share my perspective on why you should participate in the 2023 CrossFit Open. The Open truly is for everyone and can help you set the tone to tackle future challenges and rack up wins on your personal [...]