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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 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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Your Most Important New Year’s Resolution

A man was hurrying back to his office having been delayed at a lunch meeting. As he moved quickly along the mall, his eyes were directed to another man who was window shopping outside a major department store. For a … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season to Give and be Jolly!

Have you noticed that it is the givers who get? How rewards follow service? How the people who make the most memorable impression on us are those that make a difference in our lives? Do you ever reflect on what … 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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Let’s Thrive in 2014!

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Thoughts for the Season

As this time of goodwill gathers momentum, it is worth reflecting upon one of life’s most fundamental principles. This principle, when fully embraced, enriches our lives so dramatically that we are soon puzzled as to how so many people still … Continue reading

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