How brave were you when you were 23 years old? I don’t mean that “stupid brave” we all had the capacity for in our early 20’s,
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Last night, on our flight home from London, we experienced some rather jarring turbulence. The middle-aged woman who sat behind me and and my daughter
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There is a lurking force that can rob us of our happiness, confidence, and hope; it sends us spiraling from a self-assured state of mind to one of wor
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“You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t do something, which is what most people do. You should focus on why perhaps you can, and be one of the exc
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Do you remember Newton’s Cradle? This popular toy landed on the desks of many executives back in the 80’s. It models Newton’s 3rd La
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“It’s not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It’s because we dare not venture that they are difficult.” 
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Recently I have been helping edit my daughter’s college essay. It is an amazing story of courage and bravery when she was put in an incredibly u
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Thursday night I had the privilege of speaking at Prudential to a group of financial professionals. The topic was The Power of the Mind. We know the
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About a month ago my daughter, Katie, asked me to join her in taking a free class at Orangetheory Fitness Princeton. Without giving it much thought I
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“Bravery doesn’t mean you aren’t scared. It means you go anyway.” Unknown Yesterday we celebrated the 75th anniversary of D-Da
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“Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times that the ‘hero’ within us is revealed.” Bob Riley Do you li
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As I was talking with my accountability partner, Susan, yesterday, I explained the struggle I am having with finishing my book. It has been a fabulous
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Adam Grant, a Wharton psychologist, argues that a coach is more important than a mentor: “Whereas mentors dole out words of wisdom, coaches roll
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“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” Anais Nin Last night, I attended our annual fundraiser for UrbanPromi
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Are you a risk-taker? There are a few facts about risk-taking that might surprise you. Women are generally more risk-averse than men but studies show
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“Growth only occurs in a state of discomfort.” Bill Eckstrom For the past month or so I have been working with four young adults to prepar
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During my efforts to secure a keynote speaker for the non-profit I volunteer for, I noticed one young man was listed in the 2018 Forbes Under 30.
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Ugh! Confrontation. No one really enjoys it, do they? Most people will avoid it at all costs. Ahh and there’s the rub—the cost is huge and the
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Yesterday, my friend Terry and I had the greatest pleasure of presenting our 8th Finding Your Purpose workshop. Six brave souls committed the whole da
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Do you know what the #1 struggle is for most people? Regardless of economic status, the #1 struggle is money, by far actually. Rich or poor, we all se
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