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Dr. David W. Powers's Discussions

Teespring T-Shirts as an Additional Source of Income?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dr. David W. Powers May 1, 2016. 2 Replies

Do you have a daily encouragement message on your phone?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Beth Underwood Jan 7, 2016. 3 Replies

Looking for Personal Stories for My Book

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Dr. David W. Powers posted a blog post

Essentialism: the Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown (Redbeard’s Reading List)

Welcome to the first entry in Redbeard's Reading List!The first book I'd like to mention for this series is Essentialism by Greg McKeown. I just read it recently on the recommendation of my friend Paul Grau at Current Leadership Coaching.For years I've experimented with minimalism because of a desire to not be overwhelmed and inundated with stuff. It helped me rid the house of a lot of junk but felt…See More
Mar 14
Dr. David W. Powers posted a blog post

Are You Utilizing Small Teams in Your Business?

The notion of small team leadership isn't new by any stretch, as you can see from the image below that comes from a decades old military manual.After its successful use in recent years by special operations troops, many businesses, government entities, and even churches are seeing its benefits and practical applications.Are you currently working with a small team concept?Have you tried small teams in the past?Do you know which one of the soldiers above would be your spot on the team?For answers…See More
Feb 21
Dr. David W. Powers posted a blog post

What does getting punched in the face have to do with goals?

In case you haven't been checking in with them or didn't know, every Friday here at my office is Facepunch Friday. It's the day we celebrate proper goal-setting in the face of adversity.Because goal-setting often involves change and plans gone awry, that's why we highlight the facepunch, in honor of the famous Mike Tyson quote...Your goals will likely never go according to plan, so that's why we plan for the problems. Here at the office we call it...…See More
Feb 14
Dr. David W. Powers posted a blog post

Best Teambuilding Movies?

I need some input from you on the best teambuilding movies out there. I'd love to get some ideas from you before I put together a poll to vote on the top ten.My only caveat is that it has to be at least a small team and not a couple. For small team I'd go with 5 or more.Here's some ideas from my end...Oceans 11 seriesUncommon ValorExpendablesRoninReservoir DogsMission: ImpossibleHeatPlease feel free to nominate yours in the comments. Don't worry about hitting any doubles. I'll take that into…See More
Feb 7
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Feb 1
Dr. David W. Powers commented on Curtis McHale's blog post How to turn leads into amazing clients
"Great pic! Grabbed my attention right away."
Jan 31
Dr. David W. Powers posted a blog post

Here's Your Chance to be Featured in the New Edition of My Rapid Skill Development Book!

I need your help with a project I’m working on. My book Rapid Skill Development 101 was published several years ago. The book hit several best-seller categories on Amazon, such as education and psychology, but it’s in need of updating.Since the book came out I’ve had a few of the readers send me their stories after using it, but I would like to add more for a bigger and more helpful expanded edition. I’m also planning on adding examples of other careers that I’ve had coaching clients pursue. In…See More
Jan 30
Dr. David W. Powers posted a blog post

Success Profiles- Ryan McRae, Chief Nerd at ADHD Nerd

I coach people in high risk/high stress occupations and help them find enjoyable second careers after spending time in uniform. Because of that, I enjoy coming across success stories of folks who hit the ground running after their time downrange.This is another in a series of profiles I’ll be presenting. I hope it encourages you and provides the motivation you need to keep moving forward.Enter Ryan McRae, Chief Nerd at ADHD Nerd...Pic- Me and Ryan…See More
Jan 26

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How did you hear about 48Days.NET, and what do you hope to get out of being a part of this community?
I've been lucky enough to be a part of this group for many years, even prior to the 212 Connection.
What is your current work situation? Employee, self-employed, generating any income on your own?
Dr. David Powers is a Cultural Architect, combining the worlds of futurist, informationist, and counselor into one. Considered a human puzzlemaster, he has a penchant for assembling random bits and bytes into workable solutions. He's a best-selling author in the areas of cognitive psychology, experimental education theory, and martial arts. He's a decorated veteran of the Marine Corps, Army, and a founding member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. As a professional model and actor he has appeared in film, fashion shows, and even comic books. Married and the proud father of three feral boys and one princess that he and his wife homeschool, his mission in life is to find the magical best mug of coffee in the world.
Be sure to check him out at drdavidpowers.com.
And then...what is your goal/dream for your work life?
My goal is to create the financial freedom to enjoy life the way we want to while my 4 kids are still young.
How about your personal life? Any specific goals or achievements or dreams you are pursuing (or want to pursue)?
I'm still working on climbing the Seven Summits, the highest peaks on each continent. 2 down, only 5 to go.
What would you say are your strongest talents? How are you 'wired' and what can you offer to the world (it's OK if you don't know yet, but knowing is key to pursuing your dreams!)?
I am wired for organization. God said in 1Corinthians 14:40, "Let all things be done decently and in order."
Do you have a website presence anywhere?
http://www.drdavidpowers.com
If you have a product or service to promote (now or in the near future) this is your shot to state it! Say all you'd like:
I specialize in Rapid Skill Acquisition.
Feel free to share your Twitter name, Facebook page, and any other social media way to connect with you!
Online- www.drdavidpowers.com
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Twitter- @drdavidpowers

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Essentialism: the Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown (Redbeard’s Reading List)

Posted on March 14, 2017 at 7:02am 0 Comments

Welcome to the first entry in Redbeard's Reading List!

The first book I'd like to mention for this series is Essentialism by Greg McKeown. I just read it recently on the recommendation of my friend Paul Grau at Current Leadership Coaching.

For years I've experimented with minimalism because of a desire to not be overwhelmed and inundated with stuff. It helped me rid…

Continue

Are You Utilizing Small Teams in Your Business?

Posted on February 21, 2017 at 12:38pm 0 Comments

The notion of small team leadership isn't new by any stretch, as you can see from the image below that comes from a decades old military manual.

After its successful use in recent years by special operations troops, many businesses, government entities, and even churches are seeing its benefits and practical applications.

Are you currently working with a small team concept?

Have you tried small teams in the past?

Do you know which one of the…

Continue

What does getting punched in the face have to do with goals?

Posted on February 14, 2017 at 6:54am 1 Comment

In case you haven't been checking in with them or didn't know, every Friday here at my office is Facepunch Friday. It's the day we celebrate proper goal-setting in the face of adversity.

Because goal-setting often involves change and plans gone awry, that's why we highlight the facepunch, in honor of the famous Mike Tyson quote...

Your goals will likely never go according to plan, so that's why we plan for the problems. Here at the office we call…

Continue

Best Teambuilding Movies?

Posted on February 7, 2017 at 8:26am 0 Comments

I need some input from you on the best teambuilding movies out there. I'd love to get some ideas from you before I put together a poll to vote on the top ten.

My only caveat is that it has to be at least a small team and not a couple. For small team I'd go with 5 or more.

Here's some ideas from my end...

  • Oceans 11 series
  • Uncommon Valor
  • Expendables
  • Ronin
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Mission:…
Continue

There's No Reason to Quit a Uniformed Job if You Don't Want To

Posted on February 1, 2017 at 7:04am 0 Comments

It doesn't matter if you're a cop, EMT, firefighter, or a soldier. There may come a time when an injury, a boss, or the bureaucracy try to force you out. They may very well do it, too.

  • Disability hearing goes the wrong way.
  • All of a sudden you're not promotable.
  • The new chief wants a younger guy in your position.

There are a million reasons you may get booted, but it doesn't mean you have to leave uniformed service if you don't…

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At 12:04pm on March 28, 2016, Rebecca Whitney said…

Thanks David! Glad to be here. 

At 8:43am on January 23, 2016, Kevin Reynolds said…

Sorry it took a while to respond to your friend request.

Who wouldn't want to be a friend with a man who has a cool beard and has his personal berserker mode!

Look forward to being in the SIF Group with you.

- Kevin

At 9:24am on March 20, 2015, William C. Parker said…

Hi Dr. Dave (as I've heard you called), please call me William. It's a pleasure to connect with you and I will also say I enjoyed your guest blog post last week on Dan's website. I used to be one to follow the rules, but have come to realize that making positive and dramatic shifts in one's life requires your methodology - ie: breaking many rules!

Good luck on the weight loss. My day J-O-B has created a sedentary environment where I have added 20-25 #'s in the last 2 years. Definitely want to break that habit as well as the bad habit of being an employee. ;)

Cheers!

William

At 12:09am on March 18, 2015, Karen Van Cader said…

Aren't we both so lucky.  Life is always exciting.  

I love the imagery you used to describe yourself ... a human puzzle master. 

I look forward to being part of this amazing group.  Let me know if there are any ideas you would like feedback on.

At 8:42pm on May 14, 2009, Chuck Bowen said…
Let us in Growing Coaches see how we may help. Start a discussion on your greatest needs, and we'll jump in!
At 9:02am on May 12, 2009, Chuck Bowen said…
Hey David, glad you're with us on Growing Coaches! Please let me know if you have any ideas for the group or something on which you'd like us to focus.
At 11:28am on May 11, 2009, Chuck Bowen said…
Hey David, thought you might appreciate a personal invited to my Growing Coaches group. Let's build our coaching businesses together!
At 11:35pm on January 15, 2009, Tammy Hopper said…
I sat next to you at the Nov. seminar. I just joined this website and wondered what you have to say about it.I love the scripture you listed regarding all things done decently and in order. It hit home with me because I know all things are in perfect and devine order so I am still waiting. I am still searching for the work I love.
At 5:25am on December 11, 2008, Randy Byrd said…
Hey David,
It was nice meeting you at the 212 Roundtable. Just perused your website.
You are a busy guy! I'll check back to keep up on your adventures. Merry Christmas.
At 12:40pm on December 7, 2008,
Group Leader
Kent Julian
said…
David,
Good to have you on 48Days.net. So glad you became a member! GREAT picture.
Live it forward,
Kent Julian
(www.liveitforward.com)

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