Control Your Reactions: Life Is Full Of Isolated Incidents

Bad days are inevitable, right? We all wake up on the proverbial “wrong side of the bed” at some point in life. We’ve all heard that one thing that quickens our heart rate, gets us feeling bad or makes us feel angry. It’s a normal reaction– a defense mechanism to our constantly changing world, and what makes us human. At … Read More

2019’s Name Of The Game: Uplift Others

2019 is here and I’m excited. It’s the New Year and of course, everyone is setting resolutions and sharing them left and right on social media. I’m not fond of the exercise personally. Instead, at the beginning of every year, I like to create vision boards. It’s an exhilarating exercise every time. I feel like success is about visualizing yourself … Read More

Gary Brackett, CFE

Staying At The Top Of Your Game: Learn, Unlearn, Relearn During my transition from the NFL, I decided to go back to school. After graduating with my MBA, I realized at that if I am going to continue to be successful as an entrepreneur I will have to continue to learn, unlearn, and re-learn things that keep me at the … Read More

IMPACTful Gala: Third Time’s The Charm!

This past Saturday, the Brackett Foundation hosted our 3rd annual IMPACTfulGala and it was truly spectacular. Hosted by Rafael Sanchez of RTV6, the night’s focus was on raising funds for the programs of our organization including work we do at Riley’s Children’s Hospital (specifically with chronically ill patients), Teenworks, and many other philanthropic organizations across the Indianapolis area. gary brackett … Read More

GB x CBS4 Indy: Blue Zone Pregame Show Coming Soon!

The Blue Zone It was a #PhotoshootFresh day at the CBS4 Studio this afternoon! Everyone knows I have two great pastimes: football & insightful conversation. I was actually an analyst on Fox for a while after my time with the Colts, and thoroughly enjoyed my time there. While entrepreneurship is my new first love, I still enjoy analyzing the game … Read More

Clarity Is Purpose

Clarity Is Purpose

Have you ever asked yourself this question: What’s my purpose? It seems redundant, right? We can all probably count the amount of times we’ve been hit with age-old cliche. It seems like an easy question, but simple questions are usually left unanswered. Have you ever thought about what are you doing here on this earth? It’s a question whose answer … Read More

Monday Message: Goal Setting & Dreaming BIG

Good morning & Happy Monday Team, I hope we’ve all had a great weekend and are rejuvenated for the workweek. This weekend was an inspiring one in spurts for me. I watched a video from Lewis Howe which was a great reminder that an “overnight success takes 10 years in the making” (some more, some less depending on the circumstances). … Read More

Life’s About BALANCE.

Anyone who knows me knows I like to stay abreast of the latest news & trends on social I got caught up last week with the hype around the Instagram’s newest story feature: the “Ask A Question” button. Your followers ask you a question, you get to respond on your story, and I’ve got to say: it’s going to help … Read More

Networking, Nephews, and NFL Dreams

Networking is your most powerful tool for growth. Putting yourself out there, meeting new people, and taking advantage of your opportunities can lead to the most unexpected of possibilities. And as we all know, when we create possibilities for ourselves, they extend to those closest to us as well. Last Monday, was the Anthony Calhoun Golf Outing where he raised … Read More

GBGives: A Pitch for The Impact Foundation & The Return of “Rocket Arm”

Another year, another successful “Field Of Dreams” event for the Impact Foundation. Every time I get the opportunity to serve the members of the program, I am also reminded of the reason I started it all in the first place. 11 years ago, close to the day, I found out my brother was diagnosed with cancer. My heart was already … Read More