As leaders, here’s why it’s important to know when to lead from a distance…

Some of the best leadership advice I received throughout my time in the Army contradicted every leadership instinct that I've ever had.  I can't speak for everyone reading this, but my instincts lead me to being a very hands-on leader.  I like to be in the trenches with my teams and involved in the work being done - not just barking orders from the sidelines.  However, I learned the hard way that this isn't always … Continue reading As leaders, here’s why it’s important to know when to lead from a distance…

My first letter to my beautiful daughter.

Dear Isabella Rose, As corny as it may sound, my entire life I've dreamed of my first Father's Day as a father and finally, here it is! I've held a lot of titles in my life but being a father is by far the most important to me (tied with being a husband of course).  Father's day is special to me for a few reasons but for starters, it's our day to share together.  We … Continue reading My first letter to my beautiful daughter.

A second anniversary letter to my wife, Kelsey Rose.

Dear Kelsey Rose, Happy second Anniversary!  It's hard to believe it's been two years already. It feels like yesterday when my knees buckled watching you walk down that aisle.  I knew I was going to melt seeing you in that white dress but somehow, you still managed to blow me away.  The last two years have been nothing short of incredible so I figured I'd relive them with you through this letter... First, let's start … Continue reading A second anniversary letter to my wife, Kelsey Rose.

Here’s why leadership isn’t meant for everyone…

Arguably, one of the greatest (and also the worst) parts of leadership is that everyone turns to you in their time of need.  It's great to be the "go-to" person when things are going smoothly and you have all of the answers but what happens when you don't?  Or what happens when the stress and responsibilities of leadership just keep piling up while the world around you only seems to be moving faster?  The truth … Continue reading Here’s why leadership isn’t meant for everyone…

A thank you letter to my fallen brothers

Dear Chris and Stan, First, let me start by saying that I miss you both tremendously.  It's been over a half decade since God called you both home and there's not a day that goes by that I don't miss having you both at my side.  But today I have good news to share with you!  I am so thrilled to share that my beautiful daughter, Isabella Rose, was born on over a month ago on … Continue reading A thank you letter to my fallen brothers

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