08

Dec

2014

Push it up! A Winner’s Mindset

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Winners possess a positive attitude and are disciplined, passionate, and committed. But at the end of the day, they take action to make things happen.



01

Dec

2014

Creating a Culture of Performance

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To create a culture of excellence where people are motivated to do their best, an organization must be focused on performance as its ultimate criteria for success. Nothing else really matters. Organizations that have great morale and teamwork aren’t going to be around for long if they don’t deliver the mission!



01

Oct

2014

Mission Briefing: Focus, Mindset, & Finding Meaning in Your Mission

These short Mission Briefing videos share powerful tactics and success philosophies designed to overcome obstacles, break barriers, and maximize your performance in business and life. This inaugural message is about discovering the meaning to your mission as you strap in and fly on the flight path of success! It’s about focus, commitment, and waking up […]



17

Sep

2014

What 9/11 Can Teach us about Focus and Success

Each day, we have a choice to focus on our fears and doubts or on our passions and joys. And that choice has to be intentional. It takes discipline not to get distracted by the news, the naysayers, or the doubts in our head. But success requires us to be in control of our aircraft and keep our heading towards what makes us happy!



16

Jul

2014

THE POWER OF COMPETITION

I love to compete. It’s in my DNA. Quite frankly, it’s one of the ways I motivate myself every day to improve.   As a matter of fact, I hate losing more than I like winning! Can you relate?   When you walk into a fighter squadron, the first thing you see are plaques on […]



16

May

2014

Chasing Excellence

Excellence is a journey, not a destination. How do you chase excellence in your personal and professional life?



28

Mar

2014

Never Outsource Accountability

You’re at 20,000 feet and 550 knots on a training mission in your F-16, and your instructor pilot (IP) just demonstrated a perfect offensive BFM (Basic Fighter Maneuver) engagement. Now, it’s your turn to show him what you’ve learned. He yells out on the radio, “You have the aircraft!” You respond, “Roger Sir, I have […]



21

Jan

2014

Walk the Flight Line: Leadership, Appreciation, and Being a Wingman at Work

The best leadership lessons are often learned when we mess up.   When I was a young Captain, I verbally disrespected a maintenance crew chief for not fully fueling my F-16 before an important training flight.  It wasn’t a big deal, but I was frustrated because it would cut my training short.   After landing, […]



01

Nov

2013

How to Fly Like a Champion

Before you walk out the door to attend that meeting, give that presentation, perform the inspection, or make that cold call, are you confident? Have you done the work required to be a champion?



17

Oct

2013

Waldo Waldman inducted into the NSA CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame

A few months ago at the annual convention for the National Speakers Association, I was thrilled to be inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame (along with four other speakers.)  As you can imagine, I was extremely honored to receive this award, and it truly was an experience of a lifetime.   Also known as […]



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