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38 Lessons Learned

Yesterday, I turned 38 years old. When I was 17 and my dad was 38, I thought he was ancient, and it’s funny that now the roles are reversed, I see how wrong I was about just about everything. In the 38 years, I’ve spent on this planet, I have realized two things: 1. I […]

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How I Pulled Off a 72 Hour Water Fast

A couple of weeks ago, I shared something on Twitter that I had run across one morning that really intrigued me. It was before and after photos of someone who underwent a 72-hour water fast. Yeah, you read that right, some guy didn’t eat or drink anything but coffee and water for 72 hours. The […]

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Video: Own Your Credibility

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The Starting Point For Communication

In every seminar I lead, I try to make the point that the there are really only three things that one has to in order to be a great communicator; Maintain Credibility, Make Others Feel Important, and Don’t Be Creepy. I know it’s simplistic, but try to poke a hole in this argument. If you’re […]

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Stop Asking Stupid Questions

“The only stupid question is the question you don’t ask.” What a stupid phrase. There are absolutely stupid questions that people ask of one another every day. It doesn’t mean that the people asking the questions are stupid, but that they have fallen victim to doing what everyone else does and conform. I’ve found as […]

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Where’s The Communication?

In any business, interaction with customers and clients is critical. Though I do my best, I find that a lot of the interactions I both on this blog and on social media is one-sided. Unlike my live events where the audience plays a huge role in the direction a keynote or a training will take, […]

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Video: The Power of Simple

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The Power Of Simple

On Friday, I posted a blog titled The Recipe For A Great Life. It was a recipe shared with me by someone at an event who learned a valuable piece of wisdom for living a great life: Find someone to love, something to do and something to look forward to. Since hearing it, I’ve made […]

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The Recipe For A Great Life

You never know when you’re going to get a piece of life-changing advice. I’ve found that when it comes from an unexpected source, it’s usually the most profound. That’s certainly the case with the words of wisdom I picked up after a keynote speech I gave a conference. After my talk, I was hanging out […]

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Declare Your independence

In the blink of an eye, we’ve arrived on the 4th of July. It seems as if it were only yesterday that people (not me) were complaining about our “Endless January” but the time has come once again to celebrate our nation’s independence. Without question, my favorite part will be watching 1776 with my family […]

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