Logan Stout grew up playing sports. He played baseball and basketball in high school and baseball in college. He earned a degree in psychology from University of Dallas. He also served as a coach and youth minister at Dallas Baptist University. Following college, he played baseball with the Fort Worth Cats.
Mr. Stout combined his passions for baseball and helping youth by developing the Dallas Patriots. This baseball organization was founded by Logan Stout as a way to make baseball training accessible to anyone. The organization provides instructors, coaches, training and mentoring for school aged children, first grade through twelfth. He wants every player to realize their potential and build their confidence. The Dallas Patriots have graduates who go on to play college baseball. Many have been first round draft picks in the MLB.
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As an author, keynote speaker, and entrepreneur, Logan Stout takes every opportunity to educate and encourage people to live their lives to the fullest. His latest venture as CEO, IDLife, provides nutritional-focused products from vitamins and weight management to products for body builders and children. There seems to be something for everyone, all natural with no fillers or chemicals. Taking marketing a step beyond the norm, his team is trained to ask questions of clients that specifies products needed for that particular person’s health improvement and well-being.
Logan Stout has joined with motivational speaker John C Maxwell to bring leadership training and personal development to all nations. Logan published a book in 2013 titled “Stout Advice: The Secrets to Building Yourself, People, and Teams”. It was written with the intent to inspire people to reach their God given potential.
When not working or attending speaking engagements, Logan and his wife, Haley, live in Frisco, Texas with their young twin boys. A normal day sees Logan Stout rising for prayer and devotional time before waking the boys and getting them off to school. A couple of hours at his home office, then he is off to the corporate offices of IDLife until time to pick the boys up from school. Evenings are for family time.
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I have noticed that some revolutionary changes happen as an aftermath to a few painful incidents. Though it becomes an endless pain for the victims during the course, it has the power to change the way the particular system was working until then. I can quote the example of contraband phone usage by the inmates of American prisons, and the deadly attack on Robert Johnson, a correction officer from South Carolina. Since the mobile phone technology expanded post-2000, contraband phones were creating bigger threats to prison as well as prison officials’ security.
However, the authorities were not keen on addressing the threats in this regard though there were several incidents of crimes using the contraband phones. But, in 2010, the attack on Johnson of Lee Correctional Institution brought greater attention towards the need of controlling such phones behind bars. He received seven bullet shots at his home by an attacker, an inmate who got released just a few days before the attack. The investigation showed that Johnson was attacked due to he seized a contraband package that was dispatched to a criminal gang inside the prison just two weeks before the attack. It also showed that the gang members were contacting the attacker using a contraband phone from inside the prison.
I had noticed several similar incidents during those days where the prison officials or their immediate relatives were attacked by criminal gangs due to their conflicts with inmates. After narrowly escaping from death, Johnson decided to fight against contraband phones and spoke about his experience wherever he could. In March last year, he presented the details before the telecom regulator of the country, Federal Communications Commission, and explained the process of controlling such phones including its need in prison security. It was required to get the approvals of the regulator as there were federal laws to block or jam signals.
By that time, Johnson started working with Securus Technologies, an innovator in the prison technology ecosystem, as a paid consultant. Interestingly, the company has come up with an innovative product to block contraband phone calls called Wireless Containment System. According to the officials of Securus, it is virtually putting a mobile phone network over the prisons and allows only calls from known numbers. The antenna of the system is highly powerful enough to attract all the incoming and outgoing calls in the given locality, and unauthorized calls are blocked using the smart technology.