Author of “Memoirs of an Ordinary Guy,” Danny Olmes redefines what it means to be extraordinary and why being great should be a reflex.

Guest Biography

Daniel Stuart Olmes is a husband, father of twins, entrepreneur, and aerospace and defense executive residing outside of Washington, D.C. in the Northern Virginia suburbs. He is currently the president and chief operating officer of a mid-sized government contractor and is an avid reader, fitness enthusiast, and volunteer, spending most of his free time watching his kids’ sports and on the baseball field as a Little League coach. He has founded two companies—Middleburg Capital and Hellen Systems—the first being a commercial real estate investment firm, and the second, a technology company focused on a national security initiative to create a ground-based back-up for the Global Positioning System (GPS). He earned a bachelor’s degree in biology at Virginia Tech in 2000.

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In this episode, you'll learn:

  • The power of journaling to track and reflect upon moments in your life
  • Why greatness should be a reflex
  • Taking the harder road and taking major risks in your life

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