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 […]

Terry to appear in Jungle Survival Reality Show ‘Kicking and Screaming’ on FOX!  

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 […]

BE the man you want your son to be, because he will.

A dad came up to me the other day and asked if I would work with his son.  It seems his son got caught sneaking a backpack full of booze to school, and was being expelled.   The boy is 15.  It didn’t end there, though.  The complaints were that he was cussing like a […]

THIS is most important of all

Always make time for those who are most important in your life. Terry L. Fossum Who will be with you at your deathbed? Who will mourn you most when you’re gone? Whose life will have that hole left in it that only you can fill? Your boss? Your coworkers? The boys (or girls) at the […]

Terry Fossum Center, Rwanda

Excerpts from Terry Fossum’s keynote at the dedication ceremony for the Terry Fossum center in Rwanda, to help train the widows and orphans of the Genocide in marketable skills: “There are those who would tear down; and those who would build. There are those who would spread hate; and those who would spread love. There […]

Top 10 Ways We Try to Blame our Troubles on Something or Someone Else (and what to do about it)

  He ruined my life! No one can ruin your life, but yourself. They can try, but only you can let them. Don’t let them. Get back to work. I have the worst luck. I’ve learned that the best luck comes to those who get up off of their butts, stop looking at their failures […]

DON’T Face Your Fears

“People say to face your fears. I disagree. I say look PAST your fear to your goals, and focus on them. If those are important enough to you, your fears will disappear.” – Terry Fossum If you focus on your fears, then that’s all you can see! They become the biggest influence in your emotions. […]

The Lost Soldier

As the holiday season is upon us and the weather turns cold, I thought I’d share these thoughts with you as something to remember: The Lost Soldier In the cold a former soldier sits trying to stay warm. His clothes are ragged, his stocking hat frayed his gloves are tattered and torn. The doorway that […]

I am thankful for YOU!

I am thankful for YOU! If you’re reading this message, then you have almost certainly touched my life in some way. Even if we’ve never met, I know you’ve touched the lives of others, making the world a better place in your own way – and that touches my life as well. And that’s what […]

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