Compassionate Action

As a motivational speaker, I’m inspired by stories of compassion that include taking action which brings me to 31-year-old, Michigan police … [Read more...]

Are You Wasting Your Freedom?

On a recent trip to Washington DC, I made it a point to visit the National Mall, specifically to visit the memorials. Seeing the reflection of a … [Read more...]

Helper’s High

More proof that when we do something nice for others, we’re the ones reaping the rewards: A study of college students found that those … [Read more...]

4 Tips for Collaboration in the business of Motivational Speaking

It takes a lot to make it in business, especially the business of motivational speaking.  With more and more people throwing their hats into the … [Read more...]

Six top speakers to appear together at National Speakers Association convention

Wow. That's all I can say with the news that six of America's top speakers will appear together at the 2014 National Speakers Association … [Read more...]

I’m Sorry. NOT!

Do you find yourself saying, I’m sorry for situations outside your control? For example, apologizing to your colleague when you both grab for … [Read more...]

Do You Make Others Wrong to Feel Right?

“You’re wrong.” If those words have ever been spoken to you in a haughty tone, I’m certain it left you feeling uncomfortable. … [Read more...]

Diana Nyad swims to a new record…who cares? I DO!

My friend and motivational speaker colleague, Colette Carlson wrote a beautiful tribute to Diana Nyad after she accomplished an amazing goal after … [Read more...]

Stop the Judgment!

I'd never let someone else raise my child! That helicopter mother needs to get a life! Guess who didn’t show up again for … [Read more...]

Motivational Speaker’s Traveling Truths: Bob’s Old…And Relevant

“Those of you in the exit row have extra leg room that comes with extra responsibilities!” said the Southwest flight attendant.  The … [Read more...]