The Book



How do you define what is truly a champion, a hero, a great American?

Steve Doherty is a native of Denver, Colorado, A 30-year tax and general business consultant, an author, and a sought-after speaker on the power of peak performance. His book, To Father a Champion, was a thoughtful and deliberate roadmap for his son Braden and daughter Julia to follow should he ever be absent from their lives, and has gone on to guide readers around the world to live their own Championship Life, both at work and at home.

His father James, a World War II vet, inspired Steve’s iconic phrase “Because Show Beats Tell!” with a life epitomized by actions taken, not merely words spoken. His writings and speeches are designed to remind his readers and audiences that we will long be remembered, not for our words, but for our actions and deeds. He believes everyone is capable of bridging the gap between vision and reality and uses his speaking and writing skills to assist and support those efforts.

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Recent Blogs

Mother Nature’s Whisper…

Mother Nature’s Whisper… by Stephen Doherty “Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” – George Eliot Today was the day! August 16th, 2019. Like clockwork, in the midst of the Colorado summer heat-Mother Nature gave us a […]

What Now? Plan B!

What Now? Plan B! by Stephen Doherty “Disappointments are just God’s way of saying ‘I’ve got something better’. Be patient, live life, have faith.” -Eric Hoffer For the last year, I have been planning and anticipating with great excitement a 3,000 mile motorcycle journey from Denver to Lake Louise, next to Banff-Canada outside of Calgary. […]

The Book of YOU!

The Book of YOU! By Stephen Doherty “In the end, we’ll all become just stories.” – Margaret Atwood Write a book. I mean it. Leave a legacy beyond photos and possessions. Leave a piece of your heart and soul, with a glimpse into both, as part of the footprint of your existence for those who […]

To Father a Champion

What is the essence of greatness, as it relates to raising children to become future heroes and champions?

To Father an American Champion… provides a roadmap for any father who wants to raise his children to become American Champions. The stories are upbeat and inspirational, utilizing anecdotes from great American legends and their families. My life is dedicated to honoring all fathers while encouraging them to be better fathers. The world will always need champions and heroes and American sons and daughters have historically answered that call because American fathers have instilled in them the seeds of tradition, honor, and purpose. By teaching them to live up to the word citizen – we preserve our common good.”

– Stephen L. Doherty, Author