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Lessons from a World Record Holder – Part 1 of 2

“To be the best, learn from the best” ~ Darren LaCroix I met Doug Danger a year ago at a speakers’ conference. It was clear right away that this man beamed with positive energy. After a few minutes of talking with him, what was also obvious was how humble he was, despite his extraordinary achievements.… Read More »

March 2012: Be Yourself

“When you’re in the wrong relationship, it’s like you’re acting.” ~ Anna A few years ago, I met a friend in acting class named Anna. Although young in age, 24, Anna was already very wise. She had broken up with her long-time boyfriend, and had recently met a new partner in her life. When I… Read More »

January 2012: Connection IS the Key

“Be interested, not interesting.” ~ Blair Singer Happy Holidays! Not too long ago, I was one of several speakers at an event. Before the event, I got to meet and speak with my fellow presenters. I could see that some of them were pre-occupied with their upcoming presentations. How could I tell? Let me put… Read More »

December 2011: Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish

“Stay hungry. Stay foolish.” ~ Steve Jobs (quoting the Whole Earth Catalog) I recently read the biography of Steve Jobs (by Walter Isaacson). It’s one of the most well-written, insightful and entertaining non-fiction books I’ve read in a long time. The book reminds us of one of Jobs’ favorite quotes (from his famous Stanford University… Read More »