A Day of Meaningful Engagements, Learning and Experiences

Learning and connecting is something that has been a part of my life for awhile. I think back on the many seminars and workshops I’ve been to in the past. It was always the connections I made with the learning secondary. Each gave me a certain perspective about meaning. Even as a speaker at events, … More A Day of Meaningful Engagements, Learning and Experiences

Your Brain on Autopilot: What is it, When is it Good and When is it Bad?

Recently I made a decision to take a different route to get to a certain location. The reason being was on the alternate route, there was a store I was to stop at. So, I got into my car and drove. I ended up arriving at the certain location. I was also happy that I … More Your Brain on Autopilot: What is it, When is it Good and When is it Bad?

Being Like a Kid Again: Opening Yourself Up to Unlimited Possibilities

I recall Randy Pausch, of “The Last Lecture”, describing how his parents let him unleash his creativity as a child. They let him loose onto their home, including drawing on the walls and building whatever he wanted in his bedroom. He said that because of this, he was able to grow into an adult with … More Being Like a Kid Again: Opening Yourself Up to Unlimited Possibilities

Secrets of Self-Defense by John Richter, Lt. Col USMC

The late John Richter was described as a mustang officer. That means he started out as an enlisted man and was promoted to commissioned officer on the battlefield. This was during WWII. He survived Iwo Jima and other battles. Lt. Col. John Richter was also the officer-in-charge of the Marines Close Combat training. He received … More Secrets of Self-Defense by John Richter, Lt. Col USMC

5 Keys to the Right Mindset for Growth and Success

Carol Dweck in her book, Mindset, described mindset as either a fixed one or growth-oriented. At any given point, each one of us can have either type of mindset. It all depends on the situation. Take technology, there are many who embrace it while others fear it. Fear seems to be the common denominator as … More 5 Keys to the Right Mindset for Growth and Success