03 Jun

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

Human beings are passionate, blood flowing energy driven creatures that range from the peaceful dove, playful dolphin to the ravaging piranha, tsetse fly and AFP mosquitoes that kill up to 725,000 people per year.

As soon as the insatiable ego steps into the mix, everything begins to go south. Common sense, logic, and everything else that has the ability to stabilize the communication is out the window. The amygdala now kicks everything into high gear and explosive emotions derail any possible solution.

The insatiable and vulnerable ego coupled with intense fear is responsible for conflicts, riots, wars, poverty, lack, and so many other maladies that have inflicted the human race.

You’re getting the picture?

This psychological entity rears its ugly head whenever there is change in our environment intellectually, emotionally, spiritually, physically, and financially. It is the five to seven alarm fire that triggers our lizard brain into action. Once our lizard brain is activated anything can happen.

The emotional, destructive fallout to person and property is unfathomable.

The words of Martin Luther King Jr. above are timeless

Everyone matters!


Everyone matters regardless of religion, color, or anything else that might describe an individual.

The physical eye triggers perception without awareness however the inner eye of understanding supersedes our physical eye.

What legacy are we going to leave our children and grandchildren?

In essence, it’s all about defusing potentially, explosive, destructive, and meaningless drama by managing the ego, fear, reaction, and emotion from the mix to the best of our ability.

Is it easy?

Not in your life but we all must press on with fortitude and persistence until the chains of complacency are broken with uncommon sense, personal responsibility and unswerving leadership at all levels that begin with you and me.

Coach Franco Cianflone


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