How to turn your dreams into reality

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Dreaming is a healthy thing to do

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Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington DC for his famous “I have a dream” speech.

I spent too much time dreaming

My dreams were not happening

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We visited the Outer Banks every summer for many years.

I finally decided to make my dream a reality

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Gavin and Riley in Iphofen Germany. They are in front of the house we lived in when Gavin was born.

Three steps to turn your dreams into reality

1. Figure out what you really want — spend some time dreaming.

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Gavin and Riley at the Eagle’s Nest above the Obersalzberg near the town of Berchtesgaden.

2. Come up with an action plan — pick one of your dreams.

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We considered three options for this year’s Summer vacation to Europe. France, Benelux, or Ireland.

3. Stop waiting…do it — put your plan into action.

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Riley at Point du Hoc in Normandy France. The dagger monument to Rudder’s Rangers is in the background.

I hope that both of you dream big

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Leader and learner. Father of two young men. Novice blogger, www.lettertosons.com, Founder of All The Way Leadership! http://www.allthewayleadership.com/

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