4 Traits Essential For Success

4 Traits Essential For Success

When I was 12 years old, I learned a big lesson about some of the traits essential for success. We got word around noon that my Dad’s father was in the hospital and not expected to live. Earlier that week, 4 feet of thick, wet snow fell on our remote Wyoming cattle...
5 Tips To Build A Strong Mindset

5 Tips To Build A Strong Mindset

A strong mindset is unafraid of the risks in the unknown. I learned this as a kid growing up in Wyoming while playing among rocks and sagebrush that hid rattlesnakes. When you are not certain of your environment, it pays to be alert and ready to make sudden changes...
How To Make Tough Decisions

How To Make Tough Decisions

Tough decisions need to be made by FBI agents who work knotty and sophisticated cases such as those involving terrorism, cybercrime or counterintelligence. In the beginning, FBI investigations hunted down back robbers like John Dillinger and mobsters like Al Capone....
4 Surefire Ways To Move Through Uncertainty

4 Surefire Ways To Move Through Uncertainty

The FBI requires all agents to qualify with their firearm at least four times a year. Part of this training is taking turns arresting fellow agents and putting them in handcuffs. As I tried to handcuff one of the senior agents on my squad, I found he didn’t have the...

Are YOU Mentally Tough?

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Mental toughness is believing you will prevail in your circumstances rather than believing your circumstances will change. Find your Mental Toughness score - see where you excel and what areas need attention.