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Thoughts on Belgium and Other News

By | March 25th, 2016|

Belgium Attacks My emotional response to terrorist attacks typically follows the same pattern. Shock. Heartbreak. Rage. Inevitably the rage turns to frustration as I listen to our politicians and pundits argue about who to blame and how to manage the threat. Opinions vary and there is no single solution [...]

5 Ways to Piss Off a Cop

By | January 5th, 2016|

(Several of the main characters in my novel Wrong Town are police officers. I wanted to make sure I portrayed police culture accurately, so I spent many hours interviewing cops during the research phase. The content of this post comes from those interviews.) You’re at a cocktail party. You’re bored. [...]

How to Smash Through Creative Blocks

By | December 13th, 2015|

Creative blocks happen to everyone. Whether you write books, create presentations, or formulate business plans, we’ve all been there – completely stuck. Up against a wall with no clue how to continue. Here are two ways to smash through those barriers. They’ve worked for me – your mileage may vary. [...]

5 Ways to Mitigate Risk and Save Lives

By | November 18th, 2015|

I’ll leave the politics to the politicians and the prognosticating to the prognosticators. But I think we can all agree on two things: *Terrorist attacks, shootings, natural disasters, car accidents, etc. are not going away any time soon. *No matter how well we train and equip our first responders they [...]

Wrong Town by Randall H. Miller (Pre-order Now!)

By | October 24th, 2015|

It gives me great pleasure to announce my latest book - Wrong Town - is now available for pre-order! Wrong Town is inspired by some of the subject matter, people, and places I interact with on a regular basis. If you like the topics I typically write about - you are going to love this novel. [...]

How to Sabotage Your Own Presentation

By | September 7th, 2015|

If you think botching a speech or presentation is bad, imagine how painful it is for the poor souls who have to sit through it. Easy fix: Incorporate a few of the following tips into your next presentation. Your chances of success will increase exponentially and your audience will love [...]

Three Books That Could Save Your Life

By | August 1st, 2015|

If you read one book this year - make it this one. If you have a son - make him read this book. If you have a daughter - make her read it twice.

Norwich Ranger in the ’93 Battle of Mogadishu – FREE

By | April 14th, 2015|

If you're interested in a brief firsthand account of the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu from a '89 Norwich Grad - Chalk 2 is FREE for the next few days. It you download it - consider leaving a review on Amazon when you're finished reading. The reviews mean a lot for [...]

Real World Advice For Transitioning Veterans

By | March 17th, 2015|

“Do you have any advice for me, as I'm about to finish college this summer and looking to enter the workforce? I'm hoping to translate intelligence analyst into business operations analyst type positions. I have a solid resume, and I honestly think I will be fine if I can get into an interview, but that's its own hurdle. I also don't want to undervalue myself by applying for a job below my level of experience. Thanks in advance for any advice or words of encouragement you could provide!” – “Joe”

A Quick Favor

By | February 15th, 2015|

Between Veteran's Day and Christmas 2014 I gave away almost 2,000 eBook copies of Norwich Heroes and Buck the System. If you've read any of my books please consider leaving a review on Amazon. Thoughtful reviews help tremendously with book/author rankings and search results. Here's an easy link: http://tinyurl.com/mx4hxho Thanks for taking a few [...]