Character / Community / Decision Making / Inspirational / Integrity / Leadership / Mission, Goals & Objectives / Storytelling / Youth

Five Leadership Lessons from The Christmas Story

There are many lessons to be learned from the great holiday movie, The Christmas Story.   We know that you will shoot your eye out if you are not careful and that not all things worshiped are truly golden.  But amid the many nostalgic and humorous romps and bounces of this classic, there are a … Continue reading

Community / Creativity / Education / Inspirational / Integrity / Lifelong Learning / Quotes / Relationships / Responsibility

Who Said These Incredible Words?

The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers, wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less, we buy more, but enjoy less. We have bigger houses and smaller families, more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but less sense, more knowledge, but … Continue reading

Change / Community / Education / Honor / Inspirational / Lifelong Learning / Relationships / Work/Life Balance

Some Ideas for the New Year

12 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS TO CONSIDER FOR 2013 — To appreciate my family, friends, and colleagues for who they are, what they mean to me and others, and to gracefully overlook some things they do (or don’t do!). None of us is perfect and accepting that reality helps relationships flourish. — To act upon wrongs … Continue reading

Community / Speaking

Neighborhood Home Solutions

Pleased to be closing out 2012 with a keynote address for Neighborhood Home Solutions, a major Tampa Bay organization. Inspirational conference opening presentation on creating a more optimistic perspective for 2013. They love my “life is choice, or chance and circumstance” tagline and that will be the theme. Saturday, December 15, 2012 at the Crowne … Continue reading