I used to have a serious problem with goals. I have always been a bit of a perfectionist and that can be painful when you set goals. Because if you set goals that stretch you, you are bound to fail sometimes, if not often. That does not sit well in the over-particular brain of a perfectionist. I became so frustrated with goals several years ago that … Continue reading Don’t Be Almost, Decide to Be!
Honor. Courage. Commitment. Those are the core values of the United States Marine Corps, and they are what drew me to that particular branch of the U.S. Military as a young 16-year-old kid. Well, that, and a cool commercial with a young man going through an obstacle course and attacking a giant fire monster with a sword before transforming into a Marine standing at attention … Continue reading A Soldiers Story