Entries by Terry

How to get past your fears!

Some people say to face your fears.  I disagree.  I say to look PAST your fears. If you face your fears, that means you focus on them.  If you focus on them, they become larger.  They become more real. Don’t focus on your fears, focus PAST them. In martial arts board breaking, we don’t focus […]

Have you ever reached for a goal… and failed?

Have you ever reached for a goal and failed? If so, read on: Just before takeoff, the space shuttle would thrust toward the sky with nearly 16 million horsepower of force.  That’s the approximate power of 16 million horses all pulling at the same time!  Yet it goes nowhere.  It can’t go anywhere.  Something is […]

Girls in Boy Scouts

As a 45-year Scouter, former Scoutmaster, Vice President for Program for the Inland Northwest Council who represented Boy Scouts of America on a Prime-time network television reality show (and won!), I’m asked all the time about my thoughts about girls joining the Boy Scouts of America, and recently did a quick news story on my way […]

Terry WINS Season 1 of brand-new survival reality TV show on Fox!

The oldest person on the competition (the token old guy), Terry surprised everyone by WINNING Season 1 of Fox’s new survival reality show, Kicking & Screaming, with his novice partner, Natalie Casanova!  Terry represented the entire Boy Scouts of America by wearing his Scoutmaster uniform the entire time on the show.  He’s now traveling across […]

Do not hate people; hate hatred.

Do not hate people; hate hatred. Do not look down on others; lift them up. Don’t search for attributes that make people different; find the commonality. If we reach out with a fist, we force others to do the same. If we reach out with understanding, we inspire others to do the same. Anger creates […]

Miss Wyoming USA 2010 uses ‘The SIMPLE Guide to Public Speaking’!

“Before reading The S.I.M.P.L.E. Guide I was always nervous and did not enjoy giving speeches or talking in large groups of people. The S.I.M.P.L.E. Guide has given me a newfound confidence. Coming from the pageant world one would assume I have my public speaking skills down but nothing has prepared me for delivering a confident and […]