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My Second Birthday

My Second Birthday

On January 8, 2018 - a day I call my “other birthday” - I retired from the NYPD after 37 years of service. My career was amazing, a true journey, emotionally and spiritually. I experienced the greatest honors, and inspirations and joy, as well as some of the...

Thank the Cows

Thank the Cows

(Photo taken by Liz, when she visited Ireland in 2012)         My daughter Liz loved her time in the University of Delaware. On campus they actually have an ice cream store that the students run, making the ice cream from the milk of the cows on the campus farm,...

Michael’s Homecoming

Michael’s Homecoming

by Joe Fox What was standard, was gone. No two memorial services were the same. Very few bodies had been recovered. Some families had memorial services only. Many families had wake services in funeral homes, but without a body. My sister and brother-in-law decided...

Lollipop Moments

Lollipop Moments

Greetings everyone. Please see the video above. I probably saw it 1,000 times, and I hope to see it many more. I open every seminar I do with this. I believe it speaks not only to leadership, but to life. And leadership is about life. It’s not a magical place that...

My Foray Into Podcasting

My Foray Into Podcasting

Good morning everybody. My relatively new transition has and continues to open up so much in my life, and I thank each of you for that. In particular, I am enjoying experiencing podcasts. It is my pleasure to have come to know a true artist in the field, Mike...

My Second Birthday

My Second Birthday

On January 8, 2018 - a day I call my “other birthday” - I retired from the NYPD after 37 years of service. My career was amazing, a true journey, emotionally and spiritually. I experienced the greatest honors, and inspirations and joy, as well as some of the...

Thank the Cows

Thank the Cows

(Photo taken by Liz, when she visited Ireland in 2012)         My daughter Liz loved her time in the University of Delaware. On campus they actually have an ice cream store that the students run, making the ice cream from the milk of the cows on the campus farm,...

Michael’s Homecoming

Michael’s Homecoming

by Joe Fox What was standard, was gone. No two memorial services were the same. Very few bodies had been recovered. Some families had memorial services only. Many families had wake services in funeral homes, but without a body. My sister and brother-in-law decided...

Lollipop Moments

Greetings everyone. Please see the video above. I probably saw it 1,000 times, and I hope to see it many more. I open every seminar I do with this. I believe it speaks not only to leadership, but to life. And leadership is about life. It’s not a magical place that...

My Foray Into Podcasting

My Foray Into Podcasting

Good morning everybody. My relatively new transition has and continues to open up so much in my life, and I thank each of you for that. In particular, I am enjoying experiencing podcasts. It is my pleasure to have come to know a true artist in the field, Mike...