Writing about what it takes to
break free of fears, make bold moves,
and to live life without apologies.


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Midlife Detour

Let’s be honest! You’re feeling squeezed. Suffocated. Welcome to midlife! Or maybe success has you riding high, but the emptiness inside only exacerbates your screwed truth that appearances are only skin deep. Your midlife persona is fooling everyone but yourself. Wake up buttercup, it’s not even fooling them. People can see through to your truth.…

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Sexless Marriage, Sexless Life

Let’s be honest here. Sex, at least for most of us, is a pretty wonderful part of our life. But is it the end all be all? Maybe. yet, when it is missing from our relationship, do we put to much focus on it, or do we address other underlying issues? And even when we…

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Shit I Learned When I Got Laid Off From My Soul Sucking Job

I’d just returned from a relaxing family vacation on Cape Cod. As is the case, the reality of back to the grind hit me on my 90-minute, one-way commute to Orange County. I wasn’t going to let that take my vacation peace-of-mind out of me just yet, even though it was just par for the…

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Permission and Guru

To often we look for everyone else to give us permission to do the thing we most want to do. Not a bad idea…SOMETIMES! Most the time, it doesn’t serve us well and then we spiral into a space of no action when we need to take action. Learn the 6 keys to giving yourself…

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How Divorce and coming out made me a successful entreprenuer

On the surface, if you google me, you’ll probably assume that my entrepreneurship grew out of my coming out story. True, true, true. That’s only one truth though. As you delve deeper, you might even assume once again, that my divorce caused me to become an entrepreneur. Yes, yes, and not quite yes. The real…

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Your fears are mostly bullshit.10 ways to stop giving them CPR!

You aren’t human if you don’t experience fears. Ok, I said it and now some of you are going to tune out, leave, and not read the rest of this article. Which proves my point. Some of you are afraid to deal with the fears of what you might learn just reading this article from…

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Needs and Dreams

We have all needs. We all have desires. Yet, too often we allow our needs to get in the way of our dreams. In fact, too often we allow our needs to hold us hostage from going after our dreams. But what might happen if we allow our desires to fuel our dreams rather than…

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Cut through the decision fat now. 5 Ways to Trim Someday Obesity.

Admit it. You’ve said, “Someday I’ll…” Don’t lie. You know you have. We all do. Someday is a form of indecision, being non-committal, being a “maybe baby” sort of person. How’s that working for ya? And, what if someday never gets here? Yeah, you’ve heard that before. Even as I sit here typing this, at…

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3 things you have to do to live a bullshit free life.

Wouldn’t it be great to have no challenges, no worries, and no bullshit in your life? Of course it would, but that’s not going to happen. Well it could, if you realize all of those things start with your mindset. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Change your thoughts, change your circumstances. We’ve all heard that, and sometimes…

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Still In The Closet? Make A Bold Move With 12 Super Hilarious Ways To Come Out of The Closet

If you’re going to drop the big news this year… you might as well be clever about it! There is no right, wrong, good, bad, or perfect way to come out … only YOUR way. I belong to a speaker’s bureau for PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays). We go to universities,…

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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.


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.