by Brian Benedict
Left to Right: Vidal Colon, Retired Milwaukee Police Officer and new Milwaukee Department Representative with Brian Benedict.
I feel very fortunate that I was Introduced a few months ago by my friend Mike Crivello, President of the Milwaukee Police Association, to retired police officer Vidal Colon.
The words that come to mind after meeting Vidal is duty, honor & integrity.
On April 11 2009, while on duty, Vidal was shot three times by a nine time felon with a handgun. Within 17 seconds this officer’s life changed.
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by Brian Benedict Left: Sergeant Brian Chase of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department in Michigan. Right: Brian Benedict Sergeant Chase … Continue reading Wayne County Sergeant Brian Chase
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Omaha Police Officer and Dept Rep Jeff Warnock with Brian Benedict
After spending time with Jeff you come to realize that he’s not only a good police officer but a great guy. Living life honorably and ethically promotes your integrity without even trying to do so. After being with Jeff and his wife Michelle I found myself thinking about how building meaningful relationships built on trust and character can grow each person they influence. Jeff and Michell have built friendships with other firefighters and officers across the country just being them. Not anyone else. Thanks for inspiring me Jeff and keep on making each day count.
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by Brian Benedict May 9, 2017 Milwaukee Police Awards Banquet. How to Be Productive When You’re Tired by Brian Benedict … Continue reading Milwaukee Police Awards Banquet
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6 Steps To Stay Motivated To Reach Your Goals POSTED ON JANUARY 2, 2015 BY MS SAVVY PRO In order … Continue reading 6 Steps To Stay Motivated To Reach Your Goals
John Addison: 3 Realities of Powerful Goals John Addison December 26, 2016 I’ve got a reality check for you: There … Continue reading 3 Realities of Powerful Goals
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Rohn: How to Create a Master Plan for Your Life Everything you do is a link in the chain of … Continue reading How to Create a Master Plan for Your Life
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Customer Loyalty by Tom Hopkins The average business loses 15% of their clients on an annual basis. It’s safe to … Continue reading Customer Loyalty
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By Michelle Uy “See the positive side, the potential, and make an effort.” ~Dalai Lama Even though I’m a yoga … Continue reading 10 Tips to Overcome Negative Thoughts: Positive Thinking Made Easy
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Is Your Mind Right? by Brian Benedict Other than confidence, motivation additionally serves as a catalyst for self belief. When … Continue reading Is Your Mind Right?
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By Jake Rheude Work Smart and Hard: Working Hard If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you. It’s not … Continue reading Why You Need To Work Both Smarter and Harder
You Must Have a Purpose and a Burning Desire to Achieve that purpose. Napoleon Hill The method by which DESIRE … Continue reading How to Achieve Any Goal!
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The 4 Qualities of the American Hero in My Life Jamie Schwandt November 11, 2016 I have witnessed the good … Continue reading The 4 Qualities of the American Hero in My Life | SUCCESS
Kim Orlesky October 24, 2016 As she sat across from me in the boardroom, having just finished telling me her … Continue reading Whatever it Takes
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by HENRIK EDBERG Feeling less than motivated all too often? I do. Well, perhaps not too often. But sometimes I … Continue reading 25 Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself
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When I was 19, my dad made me production manager of his 75 employee kitchen cabinet manufacturing factory. Before I … Continue reading Jeffrey Gitomer’s Sales Blog –
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Prospects take their cues from salespeople. If the rep sounds calm, collected, and self-possessed, prospects instinctively trust them more. But … Continue reading 5 Habits That Sabotage Salespeople’s Confidence
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You have a monthly sales goal, it’s the first day of the month, and all of your past successes are … Continue reading How to Break Through Sales Procrastination
Many people are terrified of speaking in front of a group. Many of us can accomplish it, but feel a … Continue reading Getting Rid of the Stress of Public Speaking
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A couple of years ago, I was asked by a senior leader to design a program that would help the … Continue reading 6 Techniques for Effective Objection Handling – Salesforce Blog
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Mel Robbins July 4, 2016 Freedom and control is something we all covet in life. And in today’s world, it’s … Continue reading Why Working for Yourself Is the Ultimate Freedom | SUCCESS
In her new book, “Work Women Want: Work at Home or go Part-Time” (Artisian House, 2013), Jennifer Forest gives voice … Continue reading 10 Home-Based Business Ideas
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