The Power of Your Voice

Most of us are comfortable speaking and communicating with other people and do so every day. Yet, for some reason, when it comes to speaking from a public platform, most people shrink back because they feel inadequate. Why is this? “We get virtually no training in these skills. We’re just expected to know them”, says […]

Disaster Recovery: 10 Things Adversity Has Taught Me

Disaster struck on Oct 10, 2018 – 6 months ago to this day. We had a 48 hour window of time from when Michael came into the Gulf of Mexico as a Category 1 storm to when it plowed into us as a Category 4.9 with winds of 155 mph.  There was nothing that could […]

Three Vital Roles of a Leader

The house lights go down. A hush falls. The spotlight comes up on the silent figure front and center. The baton is raised. Without a sound, the conductor is in total command. There is far more to a conductor’s life than delivering a stellar performance. What is seen is the tip of an iceberg. There […]

How Do You Define Success?

In a recent conversation with a wealthy businessperson, the conversation turned to stress. He commented that he was trying to figure out how to simplify his life and retire. Defining success is personal, but he commented that he would trade a lot of the monetary rewards in his life for peace. Where does being content […]

Resilience: Bouncing Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Disaster

When I was a child, one of my favorite toys was Bozo the clown. Our inflatable Bozo might have been 3 feet tall, which means he was about the same size as me. Bozo provided my first lessons in resilience and consistency. I could bop him in the nose and he would bounce right back. […]

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