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The Key to Developing Your Career in 2020

Patrick Nelson, January 13, 2020

The Key to Developing Your Career in 2020 Are you looking for one, simple thing you can do to advance your career this year?  Read on… Up until recently, my professional network was comprised mainly… Read More


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What It’s Going to Take to Step Up Your Game

Patrick Nelson, December 9, 2019

Step Up Your Game I’ve had a lot of interesting professional experiences in my life – 1 deployment to Iraq, 2 deployments to Afghanistan, and 30 jumps out of a perfectly good aircraft as a… Read More


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How to Think More Creatively at Work

Patrick Nelson, November 18, 2019

How to Think More Creatively at Work Growing up, I never considered myself very creative. I associated creativity with someone who was an artist or musician. The extent of my artistic and musical abilities was… Read More


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Your Story Can Save a Life

Patrick Nelson, October 28, 2019

Your Story Can Save a Life I’ve spent the greater part of this year making grown men and women cry. Let me explain. Last year I embarked on a journey to help field supervisors who… Read More


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An End to a Two-Year Journey

Patrick Nelson, August 12, 2019

Adult Learning I’d be lying if I said the last two years were easy. I recently graduated with a Masters in Organization Development from Pepperdine University. It’s an Executive Education program that took my cohort… Read More


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Proud Winner, Accountable Loser

Patrick Nelson, May 6, 2019

Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success. - C.S. Lewis Have you ever noticed how easy it is to be accountable to success but how difficult… Read More


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Small Acts of Service

Patrick Nelson, April 22, 2019

Imagine you’re on an airplane about to go to sleep and suddenly you’re startled by the piercing scream of not one - but two - kids. And it doesn’t stop. And the flight is supposed… Read More


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Washington vs Lincoln — Who’s the Better President?

Patrick Nelson, February 18, 2019

Washington and Lincoln

Isn’t that kind of like asking, “Which do you prefer — your right arm or your left?”   President’s Day is a celebration of both leaders’ birthdays. But why just them? There are 43 other… Read More


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