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This complimentary publication is for students, true professionals, and best-self leaders who value planning for life, personal leadership and professional development, and service to others. To receive free alerts of new posts, enter your email address at right.

Content includes positive quotations that inspire and inform, principles and best practices you can use, and more you can share serving others in this free, online, “open source” format to reach more people.

Founder of National Veterans Day Street Sign Dedicated

You can see the new street sign dedicated to the Founder of National Veterans Day in front of Birmingham’s City Hall and across from the Monument to Raymond Weeks in Linn Park. National Veterans Day proposed this sign initiated by Mark Ryan. The City Council led the way. Mayor William Bell approved. Councilwoman Kim Rafferty...

Radio Show with Lou Vickery

The Lou in the Morning Radio Show based in South Alabama and North Florida hosted me today to update his listeners on a few Life Leaders Programs: Plan for School and Life: pilot classes we launched in three schools on Freedom, Character Traits, and Planning for School and Life. Veterans Making Comebacks: helping veterans improve...

National Veterans Day Parade Banner

November 11, 1:30 p.m.–Parade in downtown Birmingham near City Hall. Life Leaders designed and donated the new lead banner for the parade to tell parade watchers and TV viewers that Veterans Day started in Alabama. Thanks to supporters of Life Leaders who make service and contribution possible...

Tribute to the Founder of Veterans Day, November 10, Birmingham

Tribute to the Founder of Veterans Day, November 10, 4:30-5 p.m. Birmingham / Linn Park Public Event Organizer: Col. Bob Barefield Emcee and Speaker: Dr. David Dyson Call to Action Speaker: Mayor William Bell Color Guard, Riderless Horse, Flame of Freedom...

Tribute to the Founder of Veterans Day

Patriotism in Action Tribute to the Founder of National Veterans Day Raymond Weeks takes place annually on November 10, 430-5 p.m., in Birmingham’s Linn Park. Patriotism in Action means more than feeling Old Glory in our heart, more than attending events and parades–it means taking action to develop ourselves and serve. Patriotism in Action applies...

Radio Host Lou Vickery / Lou in the Morning interviewed Dr. David Dyson

Friday morning, October 24, 8:05 a.m. Radio Host Lou Vickery / Lou in the Morning interviewed Dr. David Dyson WPFL Radio 105.1 / Radio listening: South Alabama & North Florida Listen online worldwide at Topics featured on

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  • Accomplish More Goals & Resolutions
    by Dr. David Dyson on January 11, 2021 at 6:47 pm

    In less time than a New Year's party, you can set Achievable Resolutions and reach more goals in 2019. Answer 7 questions. This process and template has been developed by Executive and Life Coach Dr. David Dyson and tested with clients and students.

  • Personal Leadership Advice from a 12 Year-Old...
    by Dr. David Dyson on August 24, 2018 at 4:47 pm

    Focus on your callings to develop more courage to contribute in discussions, classes, and forums. You will improve leadership and confidence.

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