FEEL STUCK in Life??

I have learned that to get UNSTUCK it takes a MINDSET SHIFT !

HOW DO YOU see yourself in the world?

Are You Optimistic or Pessimistic?

Open to new ideas and perspectives or "I know i all"?


WHO is Richard Wolfe?

I am a simple guy who has a passion for helping people. Helping them to see the other side of the coin, the silver lining and how much better life can be if we simply choose to see it as an opportunity. Helping them grow and develop into the person they are meant to be. We are born and then get the opportunity (choice) to live a life of significance or just take it as it comes and deal with it the best we can based on our experience and knowledge learned in life. Live your life with purpose, be intentional and design a life to inspire others around you to be better!


As a transplant to Lafayette, LA in 1981 (I was just 14) it was a bit of a culture shock to say the least. My step dad was offered a job as a helicopter mechanic at Petroleum Helicopters (PHI). I left all my friends of 8 years, friends from elementary school back in Greensboro, NC. Let's just say it was quite the adjustment over the next few years.

Now almost 39 years later I call it the biggest blessing of my life!!

I am completely convinced that the people I've met, the things I've learned and the experiences I've had NEVER would have happen back in NC.

Just after graduating from Comeaux High I met a friend, while taking an Electronic Technology course at Southern Technical College, whose sister was in need of a job. I told him to send her over to the restaurant I was working at (Western Sizzilin, WOW showing my age here) and I would see if we had something she wanted to do. WOW, WOW, WOW!!! Meeting Julie Stoutes was a life change I never saw coming!! Good ole girl from Erath, LA that has a heart of gold and the compassion and empathy of a saint. Two beautiful children and 32 years of marriage later I am thankful and blessed to have had my step dad take that job at PHI.

Lafayette has become such an awesome city to raise a family in. The culture is so rich with music, food, art and events. There is always a festival to be found and live music to be heard. This city has grown into a technology and healthcare mecca for South Louisiana. Growing population and job market with many big companies growing up here and other big companies building offices here. It is an awesome place to live! Lafayette, LA was ranked as the 3rd Best Place to Live in Louisiana by the national Chamber of Commerce and also one of the Happiest Places in to live in America!

Many times these kind of life events happen and we many times get depressed, negative and ask WHY. Especially when you're a teenager. I know I did! I've learned that we can see the advantage or the aggravation in these kind of life changes. WE HAVE A CHOICE!

I have tried to teach my family to change that self talk from WHY is this... or I CAN'T... to HOW CAN I?

Asking HOW CAN I....opens up so much possibility, more opportunity to grow and bring in all the good that surrounds us, even when we can’t see it just yet.

As of 2021 I am happily building a health insurance agency and personal development-leadership development company, TheWolfeSpeaks (this website).

INSURANCE... I focus mostly on Medicare Insurance with Life, Health Insurance (under 65) and Annuities as the need arises. My goal when visiting with a client is FIRST TO EDUCATE them on how insurance works (transferring risk). Then we talk about what their OPTIONS are. I ask alot of questions to find any pain points and gaps that are of a big concern/risk for them.

I lay out a few options for them and simply allow them to choose which option feels the best. It's that simple.

Insurance is confusing! Lots of different plans, networks, co-pays, coinsurance, deductibles, etc.

LIFE INSURANCE... is an important tool when building a life whether single or married with children.

It is an important part of your overall financial strategy to building for retirement as well as funding your hopes and dreams in the future.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT... As for the personal development side, this has always been a passion of mine as well as kept me grounded and moving forward during the tough times.

I really didn't start reading and developing until my late 20's when I came across a book by Steven Covey. I can look back and now see how important my readings of both the Bible and key books like the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and Think and Grow Rich built a foundation for helping me see past the changes and drama of life and keep moving forward in spite of challenges that arose. This gave me the mindset shift and toos to best improve my life.

As I look back to when I was 19-21 I wish I would have found a mentor that told me to focus on my MINDSET, learn to MANAGE MY MONEY and how best to build a MARRIAGE.

I plan to grow my insurance business for my financial foundation while building the training side with online courses for Life and Personal Development (Mindset, Money and Marriage) as well as Sales, Leadership and Goal Achieving training to build our financial retirement lifestyle. One book I read calls it "Paychecks and Playchecks", I like that idea.

MINDSET is the Beginning!

Mindset is Key to Goal Achieving

The mindset we develop will lead us to the success or failure we will see in ALL areas of our life. Fixed or growth, positive or negative, open or closed? Where is yours?


You ARE IN CONTROL of your thoughts, your mindset and your beliefs! So decide to choose a positive, uplifting and encouraging mindset and you will change your life and even those around you.

D.A.S.H. Goal Achieving System

The DASH Goal Achieving System is based on a growth, positive and open mindset. We have the choice to decide the type of mindset we want to develop. We are in control!! Do not let anyone give you an excuse or a way out of this belief.


Richard has been a great influence in my life when it comes to speaking. I used to be really nervous when it came to speaking in front of the camera. Not only did he encourage me but met me at my office every week for several months to help me launch a podcast that we recorded on video and audio. It was a lot of fun and it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. Thanks Richard you are the best!

E. Smith




Connect with My Team and I...

I am always looking to connect with those looking for better sales, leadership, financial and relationship strategies. Reach out and let's visit and see how my team and i can help


Lafayette, Lousiana 70508



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