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It’s amazing how an uplifting or inspirational story can completely change your day, and sometimes your life. One thought that touches your heart or reminds you of your dreams can inspire steps that would otherwise remain untaken and stir new perspectives on life and possibilities.

On this page, you’ll always find a wealth of inspiring, motivating, and insightful stories– thoughtfully chosen with you and your dreams in mind.

Thank you for being my special guest, as we go on a journey of the mind, to explore this elusive thing we call SUCCESS.

 

The 7 basic fears according to Napoleon Hill

2020 has certainly been an interesting year! Many people are living in uncertainty and doubt. When you have that much doubt and uncertainty you must be careful not to become fearful. “Fears are nothing more than a state of mind.” – Napoleon Hill Fear can be both a blessing and a curse, depending upon how and when…

Let’s face it, your Zoom presentation probably sucks.

By now, we’ve all been on at least one Zoom presentation, perhaps many… perhaps too many. I have seen Zoom presentations range from OK, I got through it, to boring or just flat out painful. If you’re like most virtual presenters, you are Winging it, because it doesn’t count if it’s virtual, right? Reading your…

2 Things Determine Your Success as a Speaker

Throughout my 30-year career as a professional entertainer & speaker, I’ve met thousands and thousands of people. Some days, I would be with some of the most well-known speakers and executives in the world and, other days, I would be surrounded by everyday Moms & Dads I love discovering what makes people tick and, over…

The Magic of Communication.

Throughout my career I have noticed that most of what you accomplish in your personal and professional life will be determined by how well you get your message across. Are you proficient at inspiring people to act on your ideas and recommendations? It is not about your level of education, contacts or intelligence. You need…

Making Money with Funny

Effectively using humor in business will build rapport and add impact to any situation. Getting people to laugh is one of the quickest and most effective ways to establish compatibility and to create a warm, responsive atmosphere.   Having a good sense of humor makes you more enjoyable to be around. You might also do…

Tips to Help You Get Better at Presenting Virtually

Zoom, Zoom, Zoom we’re all stuck in our room! Who would have dreamed that we would all be doing so many online presentations? Between sales presentations, video conferences, training seminars, and virtual networking, you have probably seen, the good, the bad, and the ugly of presenting virtually.  Many challenges come up along the way. Here…

Are you ready to create your own paycheck?

Do you like the idea of being your own boss?Do you want to work for yourself?Working as a commissioned sales and marketing professional is one of the few career opportunities that offer you the ability to write your own paycheck and be your own boss. It is not just about personality.There is a common misconception,…

Dealing with change.

As I look back over my life personally and professionally the one thing that was always constant was change. There is the change we choose and change that is thrust upon us! Right now, we can all agree that some form of change has been thrust upon us. How do we respond to our circumstances…

LIGHTS. CAMERA…PROPER ACTION.

Presentation Skills for Video Even before we started social distancing, the business world was becoming increasingly visual.  In our new reality, the video has replaced almost all in-person meetings and is a crucial medium for communicating with customers and remote workforce. So, the question is: how are you adapting to maximize your speaking opportunities? Ready…

How to engage an audience from the Start

Incorporating Humor in Your Next Speech Getting people to care about what you have to say is hard. Effective speakers know that actively involving the audience from beginning to end is key to giving a great presentation. Humor is a powerful tool that can put your audience at ease, establish a connection and help them…