LIGHT THE FIRE WITHIN

LIGHT THE FIRE WITHIN

(My Olympic Experience) I am always inspired by the Olympic Games and emotionally moved by the opening ceremonies. The spirit of the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City especially touched my heart. …read more

A LIGHTENING ‘BOLT’ OF PATRIOTISM

A LIGHTENING ‘BOLT’ OF PATRIOTISM

Usain Bolt is a super hero, who stopped a television and stood respectfully during the U.S. National Anthem to pay tribute to something larger than himself. …read more

TRIBUTE TO THE DOOLITTLE RAIDERS

TRIBUTE TO THE DOOLITTLE  RAIDERS

On this July 4th I need to share a story that epitomizes the gallantry, bravery, integrity, mindset and heart-set of who Tom Brokaw refers to in his best-selling book as The Greatest Generation. Psychologists tell us that we are defined by our significant emotional experiences, and this generation was identified through military service and defined by how they responded to the call to duty for honor and country when America came under fire in World War II. …read more

5 Tips For Social Entrepreneurs {Dan Clark Interview Re-published from Forbes}

5 Tips For Social Entrepreneurs {Dan Clark Interview Re-published from Forbes}

I continuously prepare myself to speak. The deeper my message, the higher the value and proportionate remuneration for services. I constantly research cutting edge results, interview revolutionary leaders whose thinking is disruptive and provocative, hang out with superstars who have “done it,” and then prove my research true through personal experiences. Amazing how easy and rewarding it is to monetize my findings through speaking engagements, selling my books and recorded programs, and enrolling organizational leaders, employees, and participant students who are also compelled to live a significant life into various experiential course curricula. …read more

The Greatest Generation Will Always Inspire Us – Happy Veteran’s Day!

The Greatest Generation Will Always Inspire Us - Happy Veteran's Day!

My dear friend, hero and father-in-law is Donald C. Sansom. He graduated high school at the age of seventeen and on his eighteenth birthday, February 25, 1943, he enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps. America was in the middle of World War II, and Don wanted to do his part and serve his country. On April 7, Don left on a troop train headed for preflight officer training school in Santa Ana, California. That December, Don graduated third in his class of 130 servicemen, and at eighteen years of age, he was the youngest second lieutenant in the US Army Air Corps. …read more

Global Wealth Leaders

Global Wealth Leaders

I am passionate about building inspired entrepreneurs, small business owners, and leaders. I am honored to be speaking alongside some of the best business experts and speakers in the nation for a truly transformational weekend …read more

CELEBRATING THANKSGIVING

CELEBRATING  THANKSGIVING

I am grateful for the power of beautiful words that make us think and feel. I am grateful to live in America – the greatest country on earth. …read more

The Greatest Generation Will Always Inspire Us – Happy Veteran’s Day!

The Greatest Generation Will Always Inspire Us - Happy Veteran's Day!

Have you ever had a tough day? How about a rough month? Can you imagine twelve months of pure hell? The next time you think you have it bad, remember that neither success nor failure means anything in and of itself—the meaning of both emerges only in comparison to something or someone else. For this reason, I want to introduce you to one of the greatest men who ever lived …read more

Memories and Lessons of September 11, 2001

Memories and Lessons of September 11, 2001

Sometimes stretching right now is not a choice. But with the realization that it’s not what happens to us but how we deal with what happens to us that makes or breaks us, stretching right now is often the key to success …read more

An Eyewitness Essay On A Sure Way To Prevent Suicide

An Eyewitness Essay On A Sure Way To Prevent Suicide

Have you ever found yourself down and out in a seemingly helpless situation where your life has spiraled so far out of control that you thought the only solution was suicide? I have. Psychologists tell us that most of us will at some point in our lives become so distraught that we will consider giving up and taking our lives as the only solution …read more