What I Do

Speaking

I regularly conduct keynotes, breakouts, and adventure workshops

Coaching

I specialize in working with people who are ready to move to the next level

Outfitting

I have a ton of resources to help you in your journey

Resources

Brainstorming

My Experiences with the Pinhole Gum Surgery- 3 Weeks After

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This is a departure from my usual leadership and awesom

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What’s the Best Way to Break a Promise?

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I had to break a promise to my kids the other day. Have

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My Experiences with the Pinhole Gum Surgery- 1 Week After

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This is a departure from my usual leadership and awesom

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What are Your Kids Reading?

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I am a voracious reader. Have been since I was a wee li

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A Special Message for Meeting and Event Planners

Dear Meeting Planner, I know you’re bombarded not

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Dr. Redbeard’s Reading List

Welcome to Redbeard’s Reading List! Essentialism:

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Have You Ever Been Through a Rite of Passage Event?

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Whew! One done and four more to go. We held a Rite of P

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Jack Ryan for President

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Welcome to the first installment of a brand new series

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Best Books I Read Last Year

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I read a lot of books each year. My max is around 150 t

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My Compass for the Year

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  This message was written by a team of geeks, ner

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Rite of Passage Resources- Reading List

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As promised, here are resources I used and also mentio

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Rite of Passage Resources- Physical Fitness Test

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As promised, here are resources I used and also mentio

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Rite of Passage Resources- Invitation Letters

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I wanted to publish the invitation letters I used and a

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Quit Telling Me I’m Fat!

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I’ve been on a long journey, like many of you, wi

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What do Professor Marston and Wonder Woman have to do with DISC Profiles?

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Professor Marston and the Wonder Women hits theaters to

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Here’s Last Week’s Facepunch Friday

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This message was written by a team of geeks, nerds, gam

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10 Ways to Work Your Life Like Boxing Champ GGG

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You should know about GGG. If you don’t, there

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Strong Women Take Over the World!

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I’m in an interesting ‘strong women take ov

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What Good is a Private Club if Anyone can Join?

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Groucho Marx once said, “I don’t want to belong to

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Small Team Strategies are the Key to New Success

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I have a keynote that I deliver at places from corporat

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Taking Over the Faith and Fandom Podcast

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Me and my good friend Hector Miray hijacked a bench are

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Is a 3yo Too Young to Set Goals?

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Is a 3yo Too Young to Set Goals? I say it’s never

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Boom! A Guest Appearance on Matters of Faith with Jay Wilburn

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Many thanks to Jay Wilburn for having me on his podcast

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Do you know a parent who has one of THOSE kids?

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Ugh! A parent walked over with her kid at the playgroun

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Vitamix is Why You Should Pay for Quality

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Years ago my wife bought a Vitamix blender at Costco fo

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Is Your Name Superman?

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I absolutely love this scene from a recent issue of Cav

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What Would Marcus Lemonis Do?

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My wife and I love watching The Profit with Marcus Lemo

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We’re No Longer on the Way to Being Homeless

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I know many of you were around for the start of my 40 D

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I Screwed Up by Asking for Help

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I screwed up by asking for help. I hate saying that. Af

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38 Days Until We’re Homeless in Chattanooga

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In 38 days my family might be homeless in Chattanooga T

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39 Days Until We’re Homeless in Chattanooga

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In 39 days my family might be homeless in Chattanooga T

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40 Days Until We’re Homeless in Chattanooga

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In 40 days my family might be homeless in Chattanooga T

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Resources for My 40 Days to Homeless Thread

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If you’re following my 40 Days to Homeless e-mai

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What is Adventure?

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Dictionary.com defines it as both a noun and a verb. It

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I Look Like a Big Hairy Chicken in the Bod Pod Egg

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Check me out in the Bod Pod! I look like a big bearded

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CT EMS Expo Resources

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Welcome! This blog post is for attendees that attended

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You’re too old, fat, ugly, skinny, bald, or whatever to make it.

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That title is from a myth I busted in my book Breaking

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The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod (Redbeard’s Reading List)

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Welcome to the next entry in Redbeard’s Reading List!

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What’s Better than a Punch in the Face?

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I’ll tell you what’s better than a punch in

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Baby Number 5 is Here!

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I know you’ve gotten accustomed to a new blog pos

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Can You Use an AED Near Water?

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In my CPR classes I’m often asked if an AED can b

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Are You Utilizing Small Teams in Your Business?

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The notion of small team leadership isn’t new by

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What does getting punched in the face have to do with goals?

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In case you haven’t been checking in with them or

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Best Teambuilding Movies?

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I need some input from you on the best teambuilding mov

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Jack Reacher on Military Drifters

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I’m a huge fan of the Jack Reacher series of book

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What I Don’t Know about Snakes Could Kill Me

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I started creating imagery for a local magazine to publ

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My Vision for NCO School

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We’ve recently relaunched our wildly popular Lead

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Success Profiles- Ryan McRae, Chief Nerd at ADHD Nerd

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I coach people in high risk/high stress occupations and

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5 Things Great Leaders Say

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Great leaders are great communicators because they comm

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Shhh! It’s My Quiet Time.

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In this post I’m assuming you have a regular quie

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Quit Making Dumb Goals. Make them S-M-A-R-T.

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I teach a lot on goal-setting at various conferences an

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Is Your Team Anything Like the Star Wars Crew?

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Aside from the obvious enjoyment of interstellar travel

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Got Ruck?

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How many of you out there enjoy rucking for exercise? I

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Nate Morrison…from Spec Ops to Military Fitness Guru

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I coach people in high risk/high stress occupations and

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Illinois State Ambulance Association Conference Resources

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Welcome! This blog post is here for attendees that visi

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Top Seven Tips for Life After Military Service

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With my coaching clients I’m often asked for a summat

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What Should I Do After Leaving a Life in Uniform?

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With my coaching clients I’m often asked this questio

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What Happens When Cops Get Fired?

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The coaching side of my business focuses on helping peo

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Delta Airlines Should Switch Over to a 550 Team Setup

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I’m sure by now most of you have heard of the mon

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Why Do So Many People Die Soon After Retirement?

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In a recent podcast my friend Dan Miller talked about r

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Are You Living Life Forward?

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My good friend Kent Julian has a business that revolves

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