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It was my first briefing as a sergeant. I was nervous. Would the “guys” give me a hard time? Would I cover everything? Would I instill confidence in them? Would they follow me as a leader? Honestly, the 30 minute briefing session was a blur. I...

In his latest after-run moment of clarity, Chief Leadership Founder, Charlie Celano, has a special Veterans Day message for all of our amazing Veterans! To all the men and women who have served our great country, thank you! You make what we do possible and...

When I was twelve years old, my baby sister was at the tender age of six, and she would often make it very clear to me and my younger brother, that despite her being the youngest, she was really “in charge.” She had our parents...

In his latest after-run moment of clarity, Chief Leadership founder, Charles Celano, examines the question; are leaders born or made? A question that often returns a myriad of responses, but is worth continual examination. Are some people born with an innate ability towards public speaking...

December 1st, 1991 – It was five days after graduating the police academy, when I was out on patrol with my field training officer (T.O.). We just cleared a “loud party” call when my T.O. abruptly barked “Drive back to the station…we have to meet...

Chief Leadership founder, Charlie Celano, is back with another after run moment of clarity! We're all familiar with the phrase "knowledge is power." However, in this clip Charlie explains that this simple phrase is not the complete answer. In the real world, just having knowledge...

Crisis, by definition “is a time of intense difficulty, trouble, or danger”. What you do (or what you don’t do) in a crisis as a leader can make the difference in how you, your colleagues and your organization survive that crisis. Ignoring it, avoiding it,...

In his latest after run moment of clarity, Charlie sends out a special thank you to all of the first responders who have dedicated themselves during this pandemic. Charlie sends a BIG thank you for risking your health and safety to protect others and encourages...