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Who Thanks The Coaches?

As this is being written, the author is sitting comfortably inside on a Sunday morning. It’s 85F outside but about 70F inside. Yesterday, a Saturday, the temperatures reached 99F with a “real feel” of over 110F. Early yesterday morning there were a few boys and girls club sports teams practicing and every coach, every parent was keeping a close eye ...

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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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Ten Leadership Lessons from Jeff Bezos

Why would anyone want to learn anything from Jeff Bezos? Who is this guy and what makes his leadership lessons of any value? Jeff Bezos is the founder, chairman, CEO and president of Amazon.com, Inc. At the age of 55 (as this is written) he has a reported net worth of just under $165 Billion. For those of us who remember ...

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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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Age and Assumptions

Most of my readership knows I’ve written before about how age is simply a number. All too often people seem to carry beliefs that some capabilities and disabilities accompany certain ages. We expect children to start walking at a certain age, give or take a month. We expect them to start talking (coherently) at a certain age, give or take ...

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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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NEVER Too Old

What is it with people and bucket lists? I mean, I get it. Sure. You make this list of things you want to do before you die. You make a list of experiences you want to have, places you want to go, etc. I get it. But here’s my question: When do you actually start doing those things? At what ...

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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.