How to “Love Your Bully”

Turning One of Life’s Biggest Challenges into Something Good

WTMJ – The Morning Blend

Growing up with poverty and racism on Milwaukee’s Southside, faith and perseverance led Hector Colón to becoming an internationally acclaimed boxer, and President- CEO of Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, one of the largest non-profits in the Midwest. Earlier this year Colón’s leadership was recognized when Gov. Tony Evers appointed him to the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents.

Hector Colón joins us today to talk about how he turned one of his biggest challenges into a learning experience, and what he learned about what it means to “love your bully”.

You can grab a copy of his memoir “My Journey From Boxing Ring To Boardroom: 5 Virtues For Life And Leadership” by visiting

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