I understand the challenge of finding just the right speaker. In my prior role as the course director and chair for faculty development for the United States Air Force’s largest professional military education program, I was responsible for hundreds of events.
I quickly realized that success of an event came down to the quality of the speakers. If they hit it out of the park, we had a great event. If they didn’t, well … we had a not-so-great event.
Like you, I found myself spending hours researching speakers, to make sure we had just the right fit. My hope is that this page will make it easy for you to get the information you need to make the best decision possible.
Thanks for stopping by. Thanks also for considering me. I am honored.
This page provides an overview of what I have to offer, along with a taste of what you can expect. You can click on the links below to take you directly to the relevant sections.
- What You Can Expect
- A Little Bit About Me
- My Most Requested Topics
- My Upcoming Engagements
- The Next Step
If you want to check my availability for your event, or if you have some questions before proceeding further, please click here:
Here’s what you can expect from me and my team:
- Prompt, professional replies to your phone calls and email messages.
- A personal phone consultation with a member of my team prior to your event, so we can better understand how I can best serve you and your audience.
- An announcement about your event on my blog and social media channels. (This assumes that your event is open to the public and you want additional visibility for it.)
- A professionally prepared, dynamically delivered presentation focused on achieving the outcomes you want with your audience.
- A custom resource page, exclusively created for your attendees. It will include the slides I used in the presentation, along with links to books, articles, and other resources I believe will be helpful.
- A quick follow-up communication after the event with someone on my team, to make sure I met your expectations. (I also want to know how you think I can improve.)
A Little Bit About Me
I have been speaking publicly for more than 15 years and have keynoted numerous events.
I have spent most of my career within high performance operations with the United States Air Force, most recently as the Chair of Faculty Development at Squadron Officer College, the Air Force’s largest professional military education program, responsible for educating and equipping over 4,200 military, government civilian and international officers annually.
I now devote some of my time to writing, consulting, coaching, and speaking. I have been happily married to my wife, Courtney, for thirteen years. We have one son and two daughters. We live outside of Colorado Springs, Colorado. In my free time, I enjoy reading, playing piano, and hiking.
My Most Requested Topics
I speak on topics related to leadership, life balance, productivity, strategy, and targeting purpose. I will customize my presentation to meet your organization’s specific needs. My goal is to facilitate the outcome you want to create.
My most requested topics include the following. Keep in mind that I can present these as a keynote or a workshop. Also, I have a half-day, and in some cases, full-day seminar version. Please click on the “More” link at the end of each topic description for more detail.
15 Invaluable Laws of Growth
My friend and mentor, Dr. John C. Maxwell says to reach your potential, you must be intentional about personal growth. Learn how personal growth really works, and how you can develop yourself to become a more effective and fulfilled individual.
How to BE a R.E.A.L Success
In How to be a REAL Success, you will understand the keys needed to succeed in life. Whether you are an entertainer, athlete, entrepreneur or a corporate executive, you will achieve great things by understanding four very important success-building areas: Relationships, Equipping, Attitude, and Leadership.
Put you Dream to the Test
What Do You Need to Make Your Dreams Come True?
Your dream has power. It can inspire you. It can empower you. But will it reward you? In this course to reaching your dreams, you will learn how to do the things needed to make your dream come true. Most people fail to realize their potential because their dream remains hypothetical. Put Your Dream to the Test takes your dream from ethereal to achievable. I’ll show you how to crystallize your vision and galvanize your commitment.
Leading with Purpose
What Type of Leader Wins Wars?
Having a clear understanding of your “Why” is the beginning requirement to any successful mission. It will inspire you. It will empower you. But is it enough to win? In this course to winning with life, you will learn how to do the things needed to make your purpose come true. Most people fail to realize their potential because their dream remains hypothetical. Leading with Purpose takes your why from vague do definite. There are some significant lessons one can learn from the leaders of military operations. This presentation will examine some of these lesson and make them applicable to achieving your purpose and winning with life.