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The Modern Day ‘Love Me’ Wall

The Modern Day ‘Love Me’ Wall

In the weeks that followed the 2020 election and the ensuing chaos, my wife turned to me and asked why I seemed so relaxed. After bringing me up to speed on all the hysteria online, I told her that the only thing that changed was that my Facebook phone app quit...

Travis Yates Provides ‘Free’ Training For Recruitment

Travis Yates Provides ‘Free’ Training For Recruitment

Travis Yates has been warning the law enforcement profession about the recruiting and retention crisis for years. He sounded this alarm in his 2019 book, "The Courageous Police Leader," and told several media outlets including "Tucker Carlson" in 2020. Not many...

Weak Police Chiefs: A Top Enemy of Law Enforcement

Weak Police Chiefs: A Top Enemy of Law Enforcement

Police chiefs influence everything from officer performance and morale, to public perception of, and confidence in the departments they lead. Based on feedback I’ve received over the past few years, weak police leadership is a widespread issue that’s having...

What We Do In Life Echoes In Eternity

What We Do In Life Echoes In Eternity

I believe that baseball is the greatest sport ever invented and that is not a biased opinion…it’s just the truth. Think about it. What sport gives the defense the ball and the greatest players that ever lived failed seven times out of ten. If you play in the major...

Leadership Is Everything

Leadership Is Everything

I believe strongly in the saying that "leaders read" and while I try to practice that mantra, I've been more of a collector of books in recent years. I can't seem to catch up with the books I have and that collection has grown far beyond a few book shelves. My recent...

What Leaders Can Learn From The Disney Disaster

What Leaders Can Learn From The Disney Disaster

The recent stock plunge and the loss of over 20 billion dollars in shareholder value of Disney is a stark lesson in what happens when leadership fails. In 2020, Bob Chapek became just the 7th CEO of The Walt Disney Company. The entertainment giant houses some of the...

Are You A ‘Token’ Leader?

Are You A ‘Token’ Leader?

There is nothing more insulting than when I hear someone is in a position simply because they are a "token." Just in case you aren't familiar with the term, the free dictionary defines it as "a person who is considered as representative of a social group, such as a...

Great Leaders Sweep

Great Leaders Sweep

We often think of great leadership as doing the big things and frankly, that is simply not true. Sure, we may see leaders such as General Patton, Abraham Lincoln or Dr. Martin Luther King and hold their tremendous accomplishments up as what a leader should be but we...

Testimonial: This Training Saved My Life

Testimonial: This Training Saved My Life

Our team gets testimonials from our students on a regular basis and we are grateful for the feedback. This student took a course and relayed information that is provided in our Seconds To Survival & Mindset 360 Course. We have removed some specifics including the...

Why We Should Never Look As Politicians As Leaders

Why We Should Never Look As Politicians As Leaders

“It is said that power corrupts, but actually it’s more true that power attracts the corruptible.” David Brin I probably don’t have to tell you that politicians serve as some of the poorest examples of leadership but that doesn’t stop most of them from touting their...

Interview With Travis Yates

Interview With Travis Yates

Note: We recently sat down with Travis and discussed various issues including the development of this resource (TravisYates.org). Here is the text of that interview. Team: Thanks for being with us Travis and I know it’s important to you that you provide this audience...

I Am No Expert

I Am No Expert

It may sound strange to tell you that if you are looking for an expert in leadership that you came to the wrong place. Please don’t take that the wrong way. I hope you stay, and I would love to get to know you and even help you but when it comes to the label of...

Get The Book

In this groundbreaking book, “The Courageous Police Leader: A Survival Guide for Combating Cowards, Chaos & Lies,” Major Travis Yates tears down the walls separating law enforcement and the community and exposes the dirt that keeps law enforcement from excelling to greatness and that continues to give the criminal element the winning hand. With almost three decades of leadership experience in a major law enforcement agency and a current Commander, Yates dissects the ills within and outside the profession in a way you have never heard.

“Every Leader Should Strive To Lead Like Ted” (Lasso)

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