“Do you wish you were never were arrested by the FBI and that you never went to prison?”

Inevitably this question comes up, whether it be at speaking gigs or podcast interviews.

It’s a valid question and one that, for years, I struggled with.

I wished for a long time…

I love rereading books.

If a book impacts me enough the first time I read it, I revisit it — sometimes A LOT. I want to embody and immerse myself in it; I want to know why I think it’s life-changing.

The average retention rate of reading is a mere…

One of my biggest fears came true.

My memoir, “Blank Canvas, How I Reinvented My Life After Prison,” received its first 1-star rating on Amazon.

And I couldn’t be happier.

Sounds weird, right? But to me, it’s not; it goes much deeper than someone not liking my book.

Before I…

⁣I was fortunate to secure employment after prison, which is not an easy task.

I worked the front desk at a gym, making $12 an hour. ⁣I was grateful for the job, but I wanted more.

It wasn’t just more money; it ran deeper than that.

I had a call…

Craig Stanland

I specialize in working with people who want to reinvent themselves so they can create the extraordinary lives they’ve always wanted.

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