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You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. . .
You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
– Eleanor Roosevelt
What does it Feel Like? What does it feel like when you accept who you are and what you have stepped into. No mask, no mirrors, no BS. When I first decided on being identified as "The Mindset Vet", I was at a point in my business and personal life that required me to...read more
Knowing your Why When your building a new company from the ground up, you should have a sound answer to your why. Not just that you want to make money and have a successful business. "The why drives the what you do after. Begin without worrying about the how. The how...read more
The Secret to Getting People to Like You. For our whole lives, we want to be included. Not alienated from our friends, our family or people we meet. We want everyone to like us, give us a big warm hug or a firm handshake and feel like we are accepted. We look...read more
Momentum does not happen on Day One If there is one thing I have learned about momentum, it is that it is not accomplished on day one. It takes many days, weeks, months and sometimes years preparing for it to begin. When it does, it appears to others to be magical....read more
Got Goals? So, I want to keep it simple. “Overnight success” is a myth. Conscious people increase their likelihood of winning at life through consistent and repeated steps. The steps, by design, lead to an end goal. But the goal is nothing without a purpose. How...read more
Doing Things Right From Day One For many, it takes years to right the ship as a legitimate cash making business that becomes one of the survivors. You are going to make mistakes in the beginning on your own. Trying to do it right from the start is a worthwhile thought...read more
What You Think is Possible.... Is Possible but... Our minds are supercomputers. They process thousands of ideas and thoughts daily. There are pitfalls in business that we must consider at times that will make or break our business. Here are a few. We think someone who...read more
A Movement Begins with a Ripple To create a movement, you must have a big idea, add in a clear message and find an army of advocates. So where do you start? With yourself. Make sure you have a clear message. One that resonates and is out front and worth your time and...read more
Stuck in a World of Competitors Again! Ever feel crowded out in the noise? Everyone wanting the same thing. Read my book, watch my podcast, join my world. It is a competition for our money, our time and our focus. Due to the information highway, it is 1000 times...read more
Can you be a Badass in Business? Yes, that picture is a younger picture of me as a young fighter for the U.S. Army's first-ever Army Team. So the question is... Can you be a badass in business and still be a nice guy? That does not mean that you want to throw down...read more
CHANGE YOUR MINDSET CHANGE YOUR LIFE Let’s get to the important stuff. So, yeah, there’s adversity. We know it. We all live it. Challenges are a part of life. Okay, so how did I overcome the many bad experiences and traumas that happened to me? Well, it’s simple. I...read more
MY WHY? My company My Silver Boots was created to affect social change through social media, books, and podcasts to help veterans and others become more resilient as they deal with transition, transformation and change. My story of growing up as a Missouri country boy...read more
Who You Take Criticism From and the Heart Behind It Matters Part of being in the military is learning to take orders. You also get a barrage of feedback, and because,in a lot of cases, time may be short, nothing is sugar-coated. Over the course of my 34 years spent in...read more
GOT GOALS? So, I want to keep it simple. “Overnight success” is a myth. Conscious people increase their likelihood of winning at life through consistent and repeated steps. The steps, by design, lead to an end goal. But the goal is nothing without a purpose. How...read more
Mark Green is a member of the retired U.S Army Reserve. Use of his military rank, job title, and photographs in uniform does not imply endorsement by the Department of the Army or the Department of Defense. The views expressed in all written on line and articles he produces are his own and do not reflect official policy or position of the U.S. Army, Department of Defense or the U.S. Government.