6 Best Exercises While Sitting Down!

As travelling speakers there is a lot of sitting going on before we spring up on stage to do our thing.  Between driving to the airport, waiting … [Read more...]

Does Instagram Tick you Off?

“Your final slide shows all your social media links, but I didn’t see Instagram,” mentioned a younger audience member following my … [Read more...]

A Place Where the Bad People Can’t Get You

Oh, they're out there alright. Lurking around every corner, waiting to complain, gripe, demand, and snipe. Well, I've got a ticket for you. A … [Read more...]

Do You Wear PJs to Work?

If you’ve read this blog for even a short time, you know that as a keynote motivational speaker, I’m on the road a lot. That means I have … [Read more...]

Do You Estimate Fairly?

When you reflect on your day, do you find yourself feeling as if you’re the one carrying the load? Maybe you observe your co-worker on a … [Read more...]


  Dear Tall Hipster with Hemp Knapsack, I’m the jerk from track 14. You were in front of me during the cattle-car … [Read more...]

Whether the Weather

Ten days ago it snowed in Traverse City, Michigan, where my motivational keynote business was born.  Five days ago there, it was 86 degrees and … [Read more...]

Obsessed or just Passionate about Customer Service?

I believe in doing over-the-top things to please your customer (see my post on the amazing story of customer service by an employee at the Ritz … [Read more...]

I’m going to be Angry for 15 minutes – try it!

No, I'm not really angry.  I'm not even frustrated.  I'm actually having a great day.  But as I contemplated what I wanted … [Read more...]

Imagine if You Were Surrounded by 100,000 Angels…

I've heard somewhere that when you are most relaxed (or most exhilarated, I actually can't remember) that you are most susceptible to messages getting … [Read more...]