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Discover 10 reasons you’re not making your bold move

You've got 168 of them…so quit wasting them!


One of my pet peeves is when I hear someone say, “I’m just too busy!” It really annoys me when I hear myself say those words, because then I become a hypocrite! God I hate hypocrisy, almost as much as I hate wasting time. But, it wasn’t until I heard a recent podcast with Laura…

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Today you get to…


Are you hung over in the doldrums of life? Dreading getting out of bed? Everyone complains about Monday’s. Ok, that’s a generalization. Those that don’t work traditional work weeks probably complain about Tuesday’s Wednesday’s, Thursday’s, Friday’s, Saturday’s, and Sundays! Whatever day of the week that their week begins. So how do we overcome the “Dammit…

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Habits and Behaviors They Go Hand In Hand!


I was on my morning walk, 3 miles, a habit I’ve created, when I decided to shake things up a little. You see, I was starting to behave badly about these morning walks. I was getting lazy, not keeping my heart rate up, getting bored, listening to the same old play list, and I was…

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Why are you settling?


I’ve been working with a lot of clients lately, and it seems the overriding theme is… Better Than Nothing! In some cases, that statement can be true. Having a little bit of food to get by with is better than nothing Being able to sleep in your car is better than being homeless on the…

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Time is fleeting, valuable and not to be wasted on HAVE TO'S!


Admit it. We’re all time compressed. Or so we think. Then of course, we’re overwhelmed. Or so we think. And finally, who has time to smell the roses. We hardly have time to look at them. Sound familiar? I’m sure it does and that’s because we’re all drinking the Kool-Aid and buying into our own…

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Does Sex Really Mean You Own Me?


For whatever reason, gay men seem to be the torchbearers for wild, free, sex in the world. Yet, what if SEX didn’t mean you OWNED someone? Not like you bought them, but this weird notion that, once we have sex, you’re mine? I find it interesting that we’ve moved to a space in our growth…

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Three Types OF Gay Men You Must Meet…On Gay Apps!


Honestly…us boys love our toys. That includes Growlr, Scruff, Grindr, Daddyhunt, etc. Ok, some of you may not be into the gay app world, but for those of you who are, there’s so much fun to be had chatting, growling, woofing, blocking, and of course pic swapping. How do I know? Even as a married…

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You're a single gay man because…that's what you've chosen!


You may not be the cat’s meow. Or maybe your just being a Puss In Boots. Truth is, if you’re single, you either… Aren’t dating with intentions. Say you want to be dating and you’re kidding yourself. Dating as a sport where you just want to rack up points and wins. Not ready to be…

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What To Do When Your Dad Comes Out!


Angry, confused, bitter, and not knowing which way is upside down and inside out. Theses are feelings you’re feeling as well as your child and spouse. So let’s figure out what you can do to make it easier on your kids when you finally admit, “Dad’s not exactly the guy you think he is!” More…

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Celebrity Crushes…They Do Have A Point!


Ok gay men, this one is for you. It’s a fun little gallery piece I wrote for Your YourTango about celebrity crushes we have that we’d love to bring over to our team. Anyone I missed? Of course there are, and I want to hear who’s your favorite male celebrity you’d like to work your…

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Chris Brogan

CEO Owner Media Group

Rick Clemons is the kind of guy you want to open up with. He’s smart, compassionate, and great at pulling the best story out of a guest for the benefit of the community he serves.


Meridith Elliott Powell

Business Keynote Speaker
& Business Growth Expert

Visionary, creative and cutting-edge, Rick is a true game-changer. His message is original, different, and a complete paradigm shift on obstacles and challenges. But more importantly the power of his delivery inspires audiences to take action! If you're looking for a new type of keynote speaker, someone with a unique story and innovative message, Rick is all of that and so much more!


John Janstch

Ducttape Marketing

Rick speaks with such honesty and emotion that his message is felt as well as heard.

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Don Fuller
Orange County PFLAG Speakers Bureau


"Be prepared; Clemons does not suffer fakers and he is merciless with hypocrisy. He has no time for pity. He just says find your Truth and your peace, be good to yourself and those you love, and get on with your life."


Chris Brogan
CEO, Owner Media Group -

"Rick Clemons is the kind of guy you want to open up with. He’s smart, compassionate, and great at pulling the best story out of a guest for the benefit of the community he serves."

Grant Baldwin

"Rick is a giant teddy bear. He may look rough and tough, but he’s extremely compassionate, genuine and has a huge desire to help people make bold moves in their lives."

Jessica Pettitt
Good Enough Now

There are a lot of speakers out there that can talk about these issues.  Rick provides a space for real conversation, connection, and a sense of calm that allows for relationships and change to develop and take hold towards something better together.  His experience paired with his calming energy and good sense of humor separates him from the pack.