Release your inner Bitter Betty

I've initiated a number of personnel changes in my companies over the last couple of days, all of which are internal moves designed to improve our ability to make it easier for our clients to do business with us. Much to my delight, everyone involved met the opportunities with a clean, vibrant and enthusiastic first …

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Hit hard by life? Keep moving forward!

You may have seen a "Rocky" movie or two in your life and if so, you may recall Rocky's inspirational speech to his son in the 6th movie of the series, "Rocky Balboa." Rocky's son was feeling the pressure of growing up in his father's shadow in a life full of challenges. Rather than taking …

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The High Road

An eight year old gave me great hope for the future today. In a time where children are teasing, tormenting and bullying their peers via email, text and other social media, one young man is taking the high road and making a difference. This young fellow was recently mistreated by someone close to him and …

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A Father’s Gift to Humanity

I read a lovely tribute in the New York Times yesterday to Ladis Kristof by his son, columnist Nicholas Kristof, in celebration of Father's Day (http://tinyurl.com/249f2qq). Nicholas recalled a profound statement his father, a Slavic immigrant and concentration camp survivor, had written that impacted him for years: War, want and concentration camps, exile from home …

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Victim or Victor: You Decide

I was recently introduced to "GiANT Impact," an executive training company that "influences influencers to impact the world." (www.giantimpact.com) They offer events, training and resources based on the writings of best-selling author John C. Maxwell. Please find below an article in their June 2010 Issue 1 newsletter piqued my interest. Enjoy! Be the One: Serve In life, it's not …

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