Start With Strengths

Discovering your strengths can be empowering and sometimes a bit disappointing. After getting the results from Strengths Finder, ( Learner, Empathy, Connectedness, Relator, Ideation) I was happy to know that I was using my strengths and I was aware of them. On the other hand I was a bit disappointed I didn’t have “Stronger” attributes… Continue reading Start With Strengths

Momentum Is Contagious…

I had a recent conversation with one of my staff members regarding momentum. I was explaining how each staff member has taken our training discipline and used it in other aspects of our lives. Which got me to thinking, this momentum wasn’t just confined to my staff and me. Our momentum has been sort of… Continue reading Momentum Is Contagious…

We’re All In It Together…

Every once in a while I sit back and review how I got here from there… It never ceases to amaze me how many people have shared and are sharing my path. These people wear many disguises, and have been physically, spiritually and even metaphorically a part of my life and who I am… There… Continue reading We’re All In It Together…

Quotes…

Today I was finishing up my essays for my upcoming sixth dan exam. I like to insert appropriate quotes at the beginning of each essay answer. In my search I found two of my favorite, one From George Bernard Shaw and the other from Lao Tzu’s Hua Hu Ching. I’d like to share parts of… Continue reading Quotes…

Martial Arts Magic

To explain how I’ve seen Martial Arts transform people would take more than a blog post it would take VOLUMES! I’ve been blessed to experience the magic myself. Twenty-eight years ago I walked into my instructors school looking for some self-defense. I did get a few pointers (wink) on defense. I also got in shape,… Continue reading Martial Arts Magic