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The Best Defensive Handgun

On any given day, you can find several dozen (or more) articles about Every Day Carry weapons, accessories, strategies, methods of carry and more. Just as likely is your ability to search the Internet for specifics of a “perfect defensive handgun” and get about a million hits. The recommendations would span a large variety of weapons and calibers, function types, ...

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Cigar Lounge Wisdom

Today's cigar bars and lounges have become the new conversational locations of the 21st century. The conversations can be light-hearted or serious in the extreme. They can be problem solving or purely entertaining. They can be educational or completely superfluous. Whatever category they fall into, they aren't a waste of time and are generally enjoyable. Relaxing? Largely, yes... but not ...

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Cigar Box Survival Cache

You only have to take a quick look around the Internet looking for “survival kit” and you’ll get inundated with options that range from small packs sized to fit in your pocket to trailers you tow behind your vehicle.  What you may not realize is that they all (if they’re any good) provide solutions for just a few basic needs: ...

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Another Fork in the Road

Welcome to the sequel to “A Fork in the Road: Navigating Your Path of Life with Motivation.” That book was meant to be the sequel to “Above Dirt: Motivational Thoughts Supporting a Positive Outlook.” When there’s a sequel to a sequel the author starts to realize that he’s writing a series… but in this case it wasn’t planned. It was ...

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The Folded Ear and OCD

It may seem an odd lead-in but it’s appropriate and if you read along I think you’ll understand why. The other night after turning off my iPad (I’d been reading for a bit), I laid down to go to sleep. I tend to start off on one side or the other and this particular night it was on my left ...

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A Fork In The Road

This is a book of motivation and self-help. Written in a series of five sections and over 50 chapters, the entire contents focus on finding ways to maintain a positive outlook in the face of challenges; on overcoming the sometimes darker side of life; on enjoying every moment we can in a life that's all too short even if we ...

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FOCUS: Obstacles vs. Opportunities

On any given day, but a LOT on most Monday mornings, you can look in your social media feeds and see quite the variety of posts about motivation. I’m guilty. I supply some of them. I also look through them and this morning I happened to notice just how many of them focus on outlook. When something that wasn’t part ...

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Above Dirt

Above Dirt: Motivational Thoughts Supporting A Positive Outlook is a collection of essays describing exactly how to do that - maintain a positive outlook no matter what challenges life throws at you. Written by Frank Borelli - a military and law enforcement veteran with over 35 years of experience in dealing with the ugliest side of life - and with contributions ...

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American Thinking

American Thinking, is a collection of writings about topics ranging from the nature of being an American and the service-orientated nature of patriotism, to the training necessary to so serve, to the kinds of threats that we will need to address as patriots and police officers, to the equipment (including mental equipment) we need, to an in depth discussion of ...

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American Thinking II

American Thinking II is an anthology of Frank Borelli’s work for the law enforcement & military communities, producing articles about motivation, common sense, service to our country and more. For the first edition of American Thinking , I said that Frank Borelli is just young enough to qualify as a senior member of "generation X", giving him the perfect combination of ...

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About Frank Borelli

At the age of four, Frank declared his desire to become a police officer. Later he identified his desire to be a writer and then to become a police trainer.  Along with having a family, those were his goals. With over 30 years in law enforcement, more than 25 of them now as a police trainer, Frank has been a published author for almost 20 years now. With several hundred articles published internationally, ten books and two research papers published (so far), Frank is the Editorial Director for the Endeavor Law Enforcement Media team which runs Officer.com, Law Enforcement Technology magazine and Law Enforcement Product News magazine.

Recently, Frank kicked off a motivational mentor/coach/speaker career.  If you’d like Frank to speak at one of your events, send an email to frank@frankborelli.com.