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Choose to be Inspired

Several years ago I was in a taxi heading to a hotel in New Jersey where I was to be a keynote speaker at a conference. Taxis are often driven by the most intelligent, engaging people if one only chooses … Continue reading

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We Can Safely Say You’re Cured

These words spoken to me on December 3rd by my surgeon at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota were both unexpected and stunning. It had been five years since a malignant tumor was discovered on the left side of my … Continue reading

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All I Need to Know I Learn From Sydney

Parents, we know our kids can be our wisest teachers.  Often I am not present enough to realize the lessons my daughter is giving me.  Thinking about what to cook for dinner, making grocery lists, checking emails, thinking through meetings, … Continue reading

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Time Tested Principles for Business and Life

There are moments in our lives when the impact is so profound that we are changed forever. When I was in my mid-twenties, I attended a management seminar based on Earl Nightingale’s audio series – Lead the Field. Nightingale was … Continue reading

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My Grandson – The Graduate

My vision for my grandson, Evan, has always been huge. First and foremost a golf superstar. We have been golf buddies since he could barely swing a club. His vision is as far reaching as what seems to be the … Continue reading

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My Best Boss

An irony I have noticed over the years is the unexpected response people have to my speeches and/or presentations. It is quite often humbling. For example, I may feel that I was in the zone, every sentence flowing seamlessly and … Continue reading

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A Story Within The Story

I confess to being a sucker for an inspiring story. There is nothing like being lifted out of the negative noise of the daily news and being made aware that the world is full of people who choose to rise … Continue reading

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Accomplished Women — Interesting Lives

As the father of four daughters I have a significant investment in ensuring they feel fully empowered to fulfill their dreams and goals. I confess to being strongly influenced in this endeavor by the fact that for all of my … Continue reading

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Authenticity – Life’s Secret Weapon

I was recently paid one of the best compliments I have ever received.  It was at lunch with a new friend.  She has had a wonderful career impacting change in large organizations and coaching Executive Leaders to reach their greatest … Continue reading

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Graduation – A Daily Event

A good friend of mine recently attended a graduation ceremony for his twin grandchildren. Proudly he watched them receive their diploma as they were now moving from kindergarten to first grade. Now, of course, May and June are the months … Continue reading

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