Year: 2011

Arnold’s Six Rules of Success

WHO do you want to be? Not “what” do you want to be. Trust Yourself Break the Rules – Think outside the box Don’t be afraid to fail Don’t listen to the naysayers Work your butt off Give something back

US States Visited

This is a map of the states I have visited.  Last year (2015), I visited 3 new states: Idaho, Vermont, and New Hampshire.  I should have hit Maine while I was up there, but I’m sure I’ll go back to Boston this year, so I’ll have to plan some extra time to visit Rhode Island […]

Dive Log

This is my online dive log. I’ve been very bad about tracking my dives, but I’ve been able to piece most of them together.

Places to Visit

This is a running list of things/places that I’d like to visit.  Some of the things/places I might have even visited as a kid, but I don’t remember, so I should revisit.  It is broken down by continent and not particularly organized.

My Time at Oklahoma

With football season fast approaching, I’m getting excited about Oklahoma Football. I’ve also been reminiscing a little bit about my time at Oklahoma. The five years I was at Oklahoma was a very turbulent time for Oklahoma football. My dad played football for Oklahoma in the late 1950s, so I grew up dreaming of playing […]

Your 30,60,90 Day Plan

  30 – Listen 60 – Plan 90 – Implement  

Some notes on Managing

  Four Aspects of Managing: Planning Delegating Leading/Follow-up/Rewarding Hiring/Firing   “Ask me what my plan is for you.”  If you don’t like the answer, then you need to own your career.     In The Four Elements of Successful Management (published by AMACOM), Don R. Marshall focuses on: Select Defining the Job Finding Qualified Candidates […]

You Must First Learn to Lead Yourself

This is a really good article from Dr. John C. Maxwell. I’ve always enjoyed his books and teachings. I found this article particularly interesting because I would definitely say leading myself if my biggest weakness. I think it is human nature to give in to temptation and go for instant gratification. Why do you think […]

Rest in Peace Ben Fricke

This past week, was a tough one for me. A good friend of mine from high school passed away from cancer. He was only 35 years old and leaves behind a wife and 2 small children. It really pains me to think what his family is going through.

My Bucket List

This is the beginning of my Bucket List. I think everyone knows what that means, but for those who don’t, it’s a list of all the things you want to do before you kick the bucket. It’s really a list of my goals and dreams. It’s kind of a work in progress and I’m sure […]