Strive to help people prepare their mind for where their body may have to go.
Learn to listen; really listen.
Keep asking, “What’s Important Now?”
Embrace the Struggle, Embrace the Suck, Look for the Learning, Look for the Good, Dare to Be Great.
Focus on effort and process, not just outcomes.
Cultivate a Growth Mindset.
Learn from every class you teach.
Always do what is right, even when it is not popular, easy, or expedient.
Worry not who knows of you, seek to be worth knowing.
Accept that you are an apprentice in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.
You can learn, or you can blame, but you cannot do both so seek to learn.
Remember that you have not taught until they have learned.
Be a student, even when you are teaching.
Prepare your mind for where your body may have to go.
Remember it is not about you.
Make the people you train the heroes.
Seek to be the wise and humble mentor.
Be a reader.
When you are a student in someone else’s class, be an active participant and a great student.
Stand up and own up when you screw up.
Be willing to admit when you are wrong.
Be willing to say, “I don’t know.”
Accept that you are in one of the most influential leadership positions in the profession and have the courage to lead.
Be willing to hang a question mark on things you have long taken for granted.
Focus on what you control and control the controllable.
Have an open mind.
Winning Mind Training – Providing practical training to law enforcement professionals in the areas of instructor development, Performance Enhancement Imagery, leadership and mindset.
Dare to Be Great Leadership – Providing practical leadership training.