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In his first "Two-Minute Takeaway," Chief Leadership Founder, Charles Celano, covers two important takeaways from Viktor Frankl's, Man's Search For Meaning.The first takeaway is to focus on what you can control. It is a very important and relevant message in today's climate. Whether it's...

It was a good Saturday morning so far. I was a fairly new Lieutenant Watch Commander, working weekend, dayshift. I just finished having breakfast with the sergeant at the local greasy spoon. A big fat breakfast burrito was sitting in my gut after being washed...

My latest after-run moment of clarity hits very close to home. My friend and mentor, the first female Sheriff in Orange County, Sandra Hutchens, has lost her battle with #BreastCancer. Sheriff Hutchens made Orange County a better and safer place for us all. She led...

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...