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" As a Navy SEAL, and sniper, one of the things I learned was that excellence matters. "
" Great leaders know that adversity produces the greatest opportunities in life. "
" I'm real careful doing public appearances because look at what happened to my friend Chris Kyle. "
" Special-purpose dogs have been a critical component for police and military work in the current war on terror. These dogs are some of the bravest animals on the planet. "
" Transitioning out of the military after a decade or more of service can be exciting and scary. Even more so when you have a family to support and are not experienced with the challenges of transitioning from active duty to civilian life. "
" Training programs shouldn't be designed to deliver competence; they must be dedicated to producing excellence. Serious organizations don't aspire to be comfortably above average. "
" The 'Patriot Act,' 'Enhancing domestic security,' and 'Protect America' all sound great - until you realize that they're catch phrases for programs that contain roving wire taps without a warrant and the collection and sale of your personal information to the U.S. government. "
" It's every teacher's job to be rigorous about constantly being open to new ideas and innovation. "
" A good decision executed quickly is better than a great one never executed. "
" Law in Ukraine is not black and white; it is shades of gray. "
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" The sniper is like a highly skilled surgeon, practicing his craft on the battlefield. "
" It's a huge edge, sometime life-saving, to adopt a good idea early and put it into practice. "
" Like a lot of business owners out there, I don't desire to face the continual flogging from government regulators who push burdensome and confusing state tax and employment laws on the business. It creates an unnecessary risk when, as an owner, I can just take it offshore. "
" Great performers - in sports, the arts, business, or whatever field - have undertaken massive amounts of training. And when that training is complete... they train some more, and harder than they expect to perform. Why? Training builds confidence and ensures peak performance. "
" It ends all things: birds, trees, flowers, mountain tops, and business; it grinds stones to sand, and as terrible as it is, and it's the most beautiful thing we have in our lives - time. "
" Mainstream news covers war and gets everything wrong. I'd rather learn what's happening from soldiers with combat experience. It's like a former NFL player giving play-by-play. We bring the expert commentary. "
" Bad people will find a way to do harm, whether it's homemade explosives, illegal weapons, or flying planes into buildings. Restricting law-abiding citizens' right to bear arms is not the answer. "
" It takes guts to realize you screwed up and to then come clean without any excuses. "
" If you're going to break the rules, you have to live with the consequences. "
" I think Afghanistan has turned into the Vietnam of my generation, only with a better homecoming. "
" Fighter pilots and special operations forces guys have the same DNA. "
" The game of political music chairs and finger-pointing by career politicians and agency bureaucrats needs to end. "
" Being a Navy SEAL and sniper taught me all about risk management. Take away all the risk variables under your control and reduce it to an acceptable level. The same fundamentals apply in business. "
" World records aren't broken in practice, and competitive environments and adversity are the birthplace of champions. "
" I make a habit of asking myself, 'Is there purpose to this meeting or conversation? Do I want to build a relationship with this person or company? Is there purpose behind this meeting that aligns with my life and business strategy?' If the answer is 'No,' then I pass every time. "