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The Science and Power of Hope Webinar

As part of the 2021 Mississippi Trauma Conference, I presented this virtual keynote on the Science and Power of Hope. 
In this hour-long presentation, I break down the trauma many people face and how the framework of the science of hope can help a person thrive!

16 Sep 2021

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From the FBI to Trauma-Informed Leader

"In this Aww Shift Podcast episode, we have invited Chris Freeze, retired FBI agent and speaker. Traumas haunted millions of individuals worldwide, with some getting help while others stay cooped inside their world. With his 23 years of experience during his FBI career, Chris sets his sight on educating the world about leadership, trauma, and hope."

06 Sep 2021

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Trauma-informed Leadership

What are you doing to intentionally build trust, especially with your employees, your clients, and yourself?

01 Sep 2021

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Are you intentionally building trust?

What are you doing to intentionally build trust, especially with your employees, your clients, and yourself?

15 Jul 2021

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(Re)Building Trust: A Trauma-informed Approach to Leadership

Ever wonder why people aren't the leaders they want to be or what the books tell us they should be?
I share some highlights from a presentation where I discussed this point specifically.

25 Feb 2021

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Trauma-informed Leadership and Policing with Donna Ladd at MFP

Donna and I talk about what Police Departments need to know about being trauma informed.

18 Nov 2020

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A Threat to Safety: Racism and Childhood Trauma


Racism is definitely an Adverse Childhood Experience and a threat to a person's emotional and physical safety.

29 June 2020

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What Leaders Need to Know About Racism and Adverse Childhood Experiences

My thoughts on the protests and conversations stemming from the horrific death of Mr. George Floyd in Minneapolis.

9 June 2020

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Why Do Our Leaders Keep Failing and Disappointing Us?

So, let me ask you, have you ever wondered why we continually talk about leadership and the need to find better letters? Why is it that too many of our leaders continue to disappoint us?

4 June 2020

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Just Do It!


In the 1980’s there were two famous slogans: Nike’s “Just Do It,” and Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No.” Both had their supporters and detractors. However, looking at them from a high-level I think they capture what either how people achieve their goals or what keeps them from trying.

29 May 2020

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What Salespeople Can Learn About Resiliency from a Former FBI Special Agent

This clip was hosted by Carole Mahoney as part of her What Sales Can Learn From Series. I talk a little about resiliency and understanding people.

16 Dec 2019