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CJ Evolution / April 25th / Episode 199 - How to Love your Cop - A Spouse Perspective with Author Victoria Newman

Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. In this episode Patrick talks with author and speaker Victoria Newman. Victoria writes and speaks about the challenges of being a spuose married to a law enforcement professional. She draws on the 30 years of experience in this regard. She guides clients through various challenges they might be facing and going through, and shows them how to have a healthy relationship amid the various ups and downs that a very demanding job such as law...


CJ Evolution / April 23rd / Episode 198 - Cyber Security Expert & International Speaker - Lisa Forte

Hello everyone and welcome back. In this episode, Patrick talks with Lisa Forte. Lisa is a Cyber Security Expert and Trainer, International Speaker, Writer and Penetration Tester. Lisa spent many years working for one of the U.K.’s Police Cyber Units before founding her own compnay, Red Goat Cyber Security. Patrick and Lisa talk about the cyber security threats facing the world and some ways to prevent them, the importance of social engineering and other informative topics. Enjoy. Find Lisa...


CJ Evolution / April 20th / Episode 197 - Focused, Motivated and Dedicated Business Coach - Nancy Ganzekaufer

Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. It is so important to have a coach in your life, whether its for business or profesional. Nancy Ganzekaufer is a focused, motivated and dedicated business coach who empowers entrepreneurs to build the life and business they have always wanted. Nancy understands the unique challenges entrepreneuers face when pursuing their dreams of growing a business. A good interview for you LEO”s out there who want to start a business. Find Nancy...


CJ Evolution / April 18th / Episode 196 - Should LEO’s carry their own liability insurance? We talk about it with policy anaylst - Ruben Pacheco

Hello everyone and welcome back. In this episode Patrick talks with Policy Analyst and Columnist Ruben Pacheco. Ruben believes in order to curb police misconduct law enforcement officers in the United States should hold their own liability insurance. Ruben doesn’t think that citizens should have to be “on the hook” to pay settlements for officer misconduct. Ruben wrote an aritlce in the Las Cruces Sun Times (NM) about this very topic. A good interview with a different take on law...


CJ Evolution / April 16th / Episode 195 - Followership: The Other Side of Leadership

Hello and welcome back. There is no doubt that good and effective leadership is very important. However, followership is just as important as good leadership. Followership often gets a bad reputation because everyone wants to be a leader. However, in order for people to progress into leadership positions they need to be good followers. In this episode, Patrick talks about the importance of followership. The reference to this...


CJ Evolution / April 9th / Episode 194 - Motivational Speaker, Author and Retired Police Officer - Jason Schechterle

Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. In this episode Patrick talks to Jason Schechterle. Growing up Jason had one dream - to serve as a Phoenix Police Officer. Inspried by his brother and the tragic loss of a local law enforcement hero, Jason worked persistently towards his dream. After serving in the military, at the age of 26, Jason achieved his goal to work the streets of Phoenix as a rookie police officer. Then, only 14 months into what was supposed to be a life-long career,...


CJ Evolution / April 6th / Episode 193 - 12 Benefits of Meditation

Hello everyone and welcome back. In this episode, Patrick talks about the benefits of meditation. No matter what your are doing professionally or personally we can all reap the many scientifically proven benefits of meditation. There are many reasons why professional sports teams, the US Military, entrepreneurs, CEO’s and other high achievers meditate. Patrick talks about 12 benefits of meditation. The reference to the...


CJ Evolution / April 2nd / Episode 192 - Youth Speaker & Youth Mover - Brandon Lee White

Hello everyone and welcome back. In this episode, Patrick talks with author, speaker, and youth mover Brandon Lee White. Brandon helps teens move beyond what holds them back. Brandon shares his journey from social outcast to school President, and how leadership and personal ownership made it possible. His Keynote “Own it” is about moving beyond what holds you back. Fear, doubt, hate, and excuses keep us from achieving and leading, but the thing that holds us back the most is ourselves....


CJ Evolution / March 30th / Episode 191 - The Golden Rules of Goal Setting

Hello everyone and welcome back. When Patrick first started the podcast he had big plans. He envisoned that the show would grow steadily and be a top ranked criminal justice podcast, which it has and is. This only happend because Patrick set many goals and he continues to do so. In this episode, Patrick talks about The Golden Rules of Goal Setting. If you want to achieve any kind of success in your life, professional or personal, goal setting has to be a part of your life. A very...


CJ Evolution / March 26th / Episode 190 - Paul Derry - Career Criminal & Police Informant turned Author and Speaker

Hello everyone and welcome back to the podcast. In this episode Patrick talks to Paul Derry. Paul was a career criminal from a very early age and became a police informant for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). He was officially coded in 1988 and worked as a source until the year 2000 when he reluctantly entered the Witness Protection Program. Despite a reported contract on Paul’s life by the Hells Angels, he decided to share his experiences in his book “Inside a Police Informants...


CJ Evolution / March 23rd / Episode 189 - Having a life outside law enforcement - You really can!

Hello everyone and welcome back. In this episode talks about the importance of having a life outside of law enforcement. This doesn’t mean retirement and moving on to something else. This means after you come home from work after a long day on the job, do you continue to engulf yourself in your job? Law enforcement can be very time consuming, but when you are not working you need to learn to disengage. Are you spending quality time in the areas of your life that might be lacking attention...


CJ Evolution / March 19th / Episode 188 - Personal Development Leader & Author - Meiyoko Taylor

Hello everyone and welcome back. In this episode Patrick welcomes the one and only Meiyoko Taylor. With over a decade of success coaching, speaking and most importantly, genuine, in-the-trenches business & life experience, his view is radically different. He passionately shares with his listeners that success and leadership begins from the inside out. It’s not about title, tenure or position. The opportunity for breakthrough success in every area is for everyone, every day. It’s how we...


CJ Evolution / March 16th / Episode 187 - A Marine, A Cop & A Comic - Dwayne Gill

Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. In this episode Patrick talks to the one and only Dwayne Gill. A native of Detroit, Dwayne has been a United States Marine, a current Michigan State Trooper, Comedian and Motivational Speaker. He has lived life he enjoys talking about. His ability to share his experiences in a naturally funny and thought provoking way has made him a sought after speaker. His thirty plus years a a Marine and police officer have given him a unique point of view on...


CJ Evolution / March 14th / Episode 186 - Servant Leadership

Hello everyone and welcome back. In this episode, Patrick talks about the importance of Servant Leadership, but first what is it? Servant Leadership is based on the concept of “Servant First”. It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. The concept started with Robert K. Greenleaf and has grown very much over the last several years. Patrick talks about 12 Principles of Servant Leadership. Check out the principles...


CJ Evolution / March 9th / Episode 185 - How to become more resilient

Hello everyone and welcome back. Welcome the new listeners to the show and we hope you are enjoying the podcast. In this episode Patrick talks about how to become more resilient. Humans are creatures of habit and we don’t like change, but change will happen regardless. You need to become stronger to handle the stress and adversity. Resilience is not a trait that people are born with, but with practice everyone can learn to develop more resilience. Patrick talks about 10 ways to become more...


CJ Evolution / March 5th / Episode 184 - Why you need a morning routine

Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. In this episode, Patrick talks about the importance of creating a morning routine to start your day. Many successful people start their day with a morning ritutal that is tailored to them. Many of them start their day with meditation. If you don’t think this will benefit you, try this simple test. Every morning when you get up start the day by closing your eyes, talking some deep breaths and concentrate on being grateful for 3 things in your...


CJ Evolution / March 2nd / Episode 183 - The Power of Listening - Why it matters

Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. In this episode, Patrick talks about the Power of Listening. Listening is the act of mindfully hearing and attempting to comprehend the meaning of words spoken by another person. But listening is also the most important ingredient for building strong leadership, healthy relationships, and thriving organizations. If you need proof, just think of a recent time when you felt like no one was listening to you. How did it make your feel? Did your...


CJ Evolution / February 28th / Episode 182 - Wecome back Author and Retired NYPD Detective - Vic Ferrari

Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. A sense of humor is very much needed in the high stress job of a first responder. In this episode, Patrick welcomes back retired and decorated NYPD Detective Vic Ferrari. Vic appeared the the podcast in episode 56. Vic retired after 20 years of service and he was a former Bronx resident who now resides in Florida. Vic is the author of Dickheads and Debauchery and Other Ingenious Ways to Die (2016) and he has a new book out, NYPD Through the...


CJ Evolution / February 26th / Episode 181 - Personal Development Coach, Speaker & Author - Peggy Sealfon

Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. In this episode Patrick welcomes Peggy Sealfon. She is an internationally-known expert on helping clients evercome chronic stress, fear and anxiety. Her effective protocols, especially her Intergrated Life Coaching System, guide business groups and individuals in cutting-edge methods to improve productivity, performance and address issues of health, relationships, work or life purpose. Patrick and Peggy talk about a wide variety of topics from...


CJ Evolution / February 23rd / Episode 180 - The Wife Expert - Stop the Divorce & Stop the BS with Laurie McDermott

Hello everyone and welcome back to the show. In this episode, Patrick welcomes Laurie McDermott. She is a stand up comedian and relationship expert. After her husband left her and their three kids for another woman, Laurie said ” No Way!”.She wasn’t going to allow this “theft” to implode her family. With grit and determination she saved her marriage and learned much along the way. She read anything and everything about the right and wrong ways to marriage, interviewed over 500 + older...


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