A Cup of Kindness

Even motivational speakers gain inspiration to be a kinder, more generous human being after reading about individuals like John Lohan, a 49-year-old … [Read more...]

11 years later, Jennifer Hudson made rejection look good!

11 years ago today, Jennifer Hudson was voted off, yes voted off of American Idol. There is a lot we can learn from her so called 'failure' on … [Read more...]

Women encouraging women

I'm very honored to be featured in this issue of the Women Inpacting Women. It's all about sharing inspiring stories - and I shared something … [Read more...]

How do you stay sharp?

This is the time of year where we see a lot of back-to-school shopping. It reminds me of taking tests with #2 Pencils which reminds me to stay sharp. … [Read more...]

Gifts from a father that didn’t come wrapped with a bow

I know I'm lucky for a ton of reasons. I have a great job, awesome friends, and I'm married (this time) to a GREAT guy. But today I'm … [Read more...]

If the Coliseum is open during restoration, we can be too!

You may be wearing a sign that says 'Closed for Restoration' and not event know it. I thought about this while vacationing in Rome. … [Read more...]

Scales Measure Weight, Not Worth

Decades after getting a grip on my compulsive over-eating, there are still days I must remind myself that scales measure weight, not worth. Yesterday … [Read more...]

8 Kids in 8 Years….thanks mom!

As we celebrate Mother's day, let me just say how impressed I am with my own mother. I know, I know, everyone is a little biased about their own … [Read more...]

Wise words from one of the richest men in the world

I recently traveled to Omaha, Nebraska for a speech on Taking Charge of Your Career. The corporate client hired me to deliver tools and inspiration to … [Read more...]

Why do you work?

Do you ever wonder what goes on in the mind of the world’s most powerful CEOs? As I prepare a presentation for a group of emerging leaders, … [Read more...]