Do You Define Yourself and Your Life Negatively? – My Guest Post On

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Do You Define Yourself and Your Life Negatively?

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By Samuel Gentoku McCree

 Growing up on military bases I learned to make friends quickly. My family moved a half dozen times before I was out of the second grade, so I didn’t have many other options. But while living on base it was easy, because all us military brats were in the same boat.

In third grade my dad retired from the Air Force and we went to live in a small town just south of Nashville, Tennessee. Once we moved everything changed. Instead of living with the sons and daughters of service families, I went …

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See Your Best Self, Be Your Best Self – An Interview w My Dad Al McCree

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My Dad Al McCree

The Call
A few weeks ago, my dad called me and told me he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer. The news surprised me and reminded me again that my parents won’t be around forever.

Luckily, his cancer is very treatable and all signs point to a positive outcome, but this isn’t the first time I had gotten this kind of phone call. A few years ago he called to tell me, he was diagnosed with heart disease.

Over the years from his first diagnosis to this more recent one, I’ve gotten to watch him deal with these illnesses with courage and faith. I saw how it helped him reflect on his life story and I wanted to sit down and talk to him about how these diagnoses had affected his life.

I also wanted to ask him about his journey from a fighter pilot to a record label owner and find out what he thought were the biggest factors in him leading a happy and fulfilled life.

In this interview we talk about:
– Looking at his own mortality
– Why you should follow your dream
– And how he used imaging to achieve his goals.

I want to thank him for his frank and honest answers. He has obviously been a big influence on my life and his story inspires me to be my best self. Below are some of the questions I asked and I hope you enjoy watching this interview as much as I liked doing it.

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Interview w Al McCree from Samuel Gentoku McCree on Vimeo.

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  • In the past decade you have been diagnosed with Heart Disease and then Prostate cancer, how have each of these diagnoses changed your life or you perspective on the choices you’ve made?
  • What role has awareness or spiritual reflection played in your life?
  • If you could go back and tell your 30-year-old self anything what would it be?
  • What are the main factors or factors that are essential for people who want to change their lives?

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Al McCree is a professional speaker, songwriter, entrepreneur and retired Air Force fighter pilot. He is CEO of Altissimo!Recordings, a record label that features the music of the US Military bands, orchestras and ensembles ( As a speaker, Al has conducted programs on such topics as leadership, sales, customer service, and professional development for corporations and associations throughout the country. His corporate clients include Featherlite Trailers, Apple Computer, Gulf Stream Aerospace, Maytag, The Franklin Life Insurance Company, and Lanier Worldwide. His association clients include the National Association of Life Underwriters, the Association for Service Management International, the Kentucky Petroleum Marketers Association, the Tennessee Safety Congress, and the National Fraternal Congress of America. Educational organizations include the National Association of Teacher Educators, the Maryland/DC Association for School Business Officials, The Tennessee Academy of School Leaders, and ASBO International.


Jeff Bezos & A Famous Dead Italian Woman Endorse Handwriting Sales Copy?

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I was lucky enough to get a guest post featured on the blog It’s not my normal topic, but It something I thought you might enjoy checking out.

This is a fascinating guest post from CopyHour member Samuel Gentoku McCree of MindFitMove.

“Imitation is the first instinct of the awakening mind.” – Maria Montessori

What if I told you Jeff Bezos and a dead Italian woman convinced me to sign up for CopyHour? You’d probably think I was crazy, right? Except that’s exactly what happened. Let me explain.

Small Busyness

I started my company MindFitMove, a mindfulness based fitness and self improvement business, back in September. As I got things going I had the same problem . . .