Monday Morning Boost: Three Wins & An Invitation

Monday Morning Boost: Three Wins & An Invitation

WIN #1 – ELISA Everything great about Red Edge Mentoring has Elisa’s influence all over it. She is a full partner in the business and she’s been my ultimate cheerleader, encourager, and confidant. When we launched Red Edge Mentoring in September 2016, Elisa went to work to bolster our savings through the startup phase. Back in February of this year, we set June 25th on our vision board to be her last day working for someone else. And we made…

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Monday Morning Boost: Are You Good Enough?

Monday Morning Boost: Are You Good Enough?

Some questions… How often do you wonder if you are enough? Do you worry you don’t have what it takes to succeed? Does imposter syndrome full of ugly truths feel like your reality?  I have asked myself this question many times over the years. At one point I didn’t know the answers, and while the journey of my discovery will be lifelong, I’m grateful for the answers I’ve found so far. HOW DO YOU KNOW YOU ARE GOOD ENOUGH? While…

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SUNDAY REFLECTIONS: HOW ARE YOU A PIONEER OF FAITH?

SUNDAY REFLECTIONS: HOW ARE YOU A PIONEER OF FAITH?

Pioneer Day is a holiday celebrated here in Utah to commemorate the arrival of the Mormon Pioneers to what was a desert land in 1847. Those Pioneers made the arduous journey at great sacrifice traveling mostly by wagons and handcarts. We honor their journey of faith and devotion. Their incredible effort to live their faith prompts the question of what it takes to be a pioneer of faith today. As a primary song of our youth teaches… You don’t have to…

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Monday Morning Boost: Masters of Influence

Monday Morning Boost: Masters of Influence

The words we use as leaders have an impact. How we express those words will have even more of an impact, be it through writing, speaking, leading, managing, sales, negotiating, or communicating of any kind. Even in normal everyday conversations. Seeking to improve how I use my own words, and how to more intentionally express them, is a lifelong journey. Part of that quest connected me three years ago to the Mountain West Chapter of the National Speakers Association (NSA)….

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Monday Morning Boost: And That’s Alright…

Monday Morning Boost: And That’s Alright…

A lesson in self-grace this morning… I have been going nonstop for 4 days at the NSA – National Speakers Association Conference in Las Vegas. I have learned an incredible amount of great information. I have made great connections. I have actionable steps I can take. I am focused on my Power of Three, which had its solid creation birth at conferences like I am today. Check out this experience I had at Tony Robbins’ Unleash the Power Within a…

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Sunday Reflections: Who We Surround Ourselves With Matters

Sunday Reflections: Who We Surround Ourselves With Matters

We spend a significant portion of our adult life surrounded by the people we work with and those we associate with through our professional pursuits. You most likely spend a lot of time with your coworkers, maybe even more time than with your own family and friends. These connections and the environment within which you work will directly impact the way you feel about yourself. From Proverbs we learn, “He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a…

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Get To Know Les Time!

Get To Know Les Time!

HI, I’M LES PATTERSON. I’m a storyteller and a poet, a leader, a connector, and a business owner. I’m a veteran. I’m a husband, father, and grandfather. Those are some of the important roles in my life. As for me… Well, I’m a person of greatness who strives to make a difference in life. I strive to live my Power of Three personal promises to 1) create a new story, 2) to get back up every time, no matter what,…

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Monday Morning Boost: Always Our Old Glory

Monday Morning Boost: Always Our Old Glory

As I watch Old Glory majestically unfurl, my heart fills with great hope! No matter the strife, conflict, or war, Old Glory soars as a symbol of that which is most beautiful, most wonderful. She shines brightly, a beacon for those who search for light and hope as they navigate the storms of life, the challenges of their everyday journey. May our gratitude be eternal for those who stood to defend, and may we vow to never forget they who…

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Sunday Reflections: Honoring Heroes Proved

Sunday Reflections: Honoring Heroes Proved

As we honor those heroes proved They who liberate from strife They who more than self Their country loved We honor also those heroes proved They who liberate from turmoil Our hearts and souls in strife They who loved us enough We honor those with pilgrim feet Who chart the path of freedom For those bound by repression Shackled by the vices of life We honor those who dare to dream Who see beyond their limitations They who create majestic…

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Monday Morning Boost: Honoring Our Gold Star Families

Monday Morning Boost: Honoring Our Gold Star Families

As we approach Independence Day, I pause to honor the families of the “heroes proved,” they who sacrificed their all for the liberties and freedom we hold most dear. We call those families “Gold Star Families.” GOLD STAR FAMILIES These are the Gold Star families I am most closely connected with. Brett & Zell Allred, parents of Michael Allred Ron & Jody Wood, parents of Ronald Tanner Wood Colette Orchard, widow of Clyde Kramme Jennie Taylor, widow of Brent Taylor I…

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