16
JAN
2017

Tell Them About The Dream

Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He’s regarded as one of the world’s greatest non-violent civil rights leaders. His voice and vision are still an inspiration to leaders of all ages. His most famous speech was given on August 28, 1963 to about 225,000 people...
13
JAN
2017

Keep Moving Forward

Over 96 million adults made New Year’s Resolutions for 2017. Those individuals vowed to start or stop doing something that would have a positive impact on their health, happiness or character. As a result, during the first two weeks in January, health clubs were filled to...
09
DEC
2016

Are You A Professional?

The historical meaning of the word ‘professional’ dates back to the 1400’s and is from the Latin root profiteri (pro – before + fateri to acknowledge). As workers became more specialized in their trade, they began to ‘profess’ their skill to...
18
OCT
2016

Salute Someone Today

I recently attended the wake and funeral of a friend who was a remarkable father, husband, son, son-in-law, and friend. He was also a Fireman for 37 years. Whether it was at his house or the firehouse, he dedicated his life to helping and serving others and he always seemed to do...
02
SEP
2016

Let’s Finish Better

Unfinished projects and abandoned goals are a major source of frustration and unhealthy stress. Every time you see evidence of something you wanted to finish but didn’t complete, you are reminded of a broken promise that was made to yourself or someone else. If this happens...
05
AUG
2016

I Can And I Will

‘I can and I will’ is an important belief to have when dealing with adversity. Everyone you want to engage, influence and encourage needs the knowledge and conviction they can overcome the obstacles they face. Their health, happiness and productivity depend on it....
15
JUL
2016

Keep Going

How resilient are you? How resilient are the people you need to engage, influence and encourage every day? Resilience is the ability to become stronger, healthier and more successful as a result of an adversity or failure. No one gets through life without failing or experiencing...
24
JUN
2016

How Will You Be Remembered?

Since Muhammad Ali died till the time of his funeral last Friday, thousands of people around the world shared their memories of the “Greatest” boxer of all time. News organizations and sports stations showed non-stop videos of the man and his mission. “I am the...
09
JUN
2016

Positive Practice Will Change Your Life

Positive practice will change your life and the lives of those you lead. I’m not talking about working harder or even smarter. I’m talking about working differently. Most leaders are intelligent and work long days. However, you can’t win today’s game with...
06
MAY
2016

Can We All Do Better?

In 1862, at the height of the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln gave his second annual message to Congress. Today, this activity is known as the State of the Union. His concluding remarks encouraged all Americans to do better. “We can succeed only by concert. It is not ‘can...