If you have been watching the news you probably heard about a bunch of people getting their feet burned while walking across fire at the June 2016 Unleash the Power Within (UPW) event in Dallas Texas. What you may not know is that my wife and I were attending Unleash The Power Within and were one of the 7000 that night that walked on fire.

I am sure the first question that comes to your mind is, “Why Ronnie”? If you are asking that don’t feel bad because I asked my self that question all the way up till about 3 PM that day. As a public speaker I look for opportunities to see the best in the business live and Tony Robbins is one of the best. So I signed up for his seminar not really focusing on the “fire walking” aspect. But once I was in Dallas it got real, real quick. The seminar started at noon and around 11 PM (yeah you rad that right, Tony Robbins was on stage for almost 12 hours with no breaks) I found myself in line for one of the 25 lanes of hot coals much like the picture below.

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Happy Father’s Day

June 16, 2016

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Making Stupid Decisions

April 18, 2016

I had just gotten into the office for the morning when two of my section leaders walked in. They didn’t wait for any small talk about how all of our weekends went. No, they went straight for the throat. The first words out of their mouths were, “Boss, we have a problem and heads are going to roll because of it.” They proceeded to lay out a horrible situation some of our junior enlisted had gotten themselves into over the weekend. After hearing their take on the matter I had to agree, big trouble was coming to little China. Not sure if that really applied that phrase accurately but it sounds good and fitting for the situation. As much as I wanted to jump up and go handle this situation like only an angry senior non commissioned officer could, I paused. My leadership spidey sense was going off and I knew something wasn’t right.

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Travel Time

April 7, 2016

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