When it’s Time to Hire a Keynote Speaker – Things You Should Consider

You’ve got a big event coming up, and you need to hire a keynote speaker that will inspire your organization. Now what? The good news is that there are many excellent speakers to choose from. Or maybe that is not such good news.  There are many stars in the universe; it is hard to see which one is the very best. Your choice to hire a keynote speaker can be guided by considering several things. (more…)

Mastering our lives

Becoming Master Artists in our Lives

It’s been decades since a college football injury left me paralyzed both physically and emotionally. That dream-shattering day sent my lifelong goals crashing down around me. My heart was broken, my dreams were shattered and life as I knew it was impossible.

Looking back now, I regard my injury as one of the best things that ever happened to me. No, the best thing wasn’t the accident but what I learned about myself and who I became while I worked through the setback and heartbreak.

Honoring the Military on Independence Day

I’ve had many remarkable experiences with military men and women during my time as a motivational speaker, but words can’t describe how I felt on January 26, 2017, when I was presented with the American Spirit Award by Maj. Gen. Garret Harencak.

The American Spirit Award is the Air Force Recruiting Service's highest form of recognition and is given to a civilian who has made a significant impact on airmen and the Air Force around the world. Many great leaders have been presented with this award, including Bob Hope, Dolly Parton and the Dallas Cowboys football team. I stand in awe of the people I’ve shared this award with.