Really Steve Jobs? A TGiving Gift

Really Steve Jobs? Did you really have to smack me upside the head with a baseball bat…or more accurately, this quote?”… …“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s [...]

By | 2016-12-13T05:48:38+00:00 November 27th, 2013|Insights|Comments Off on Really Steve Jobs? A TGiving Gift


Have you ever had a rush of gratitude just swarm up from within…and have it sustain? Well, having just returned from Bulgaria- where I addressed 1200 emerging entrepreneurs- Im consumed with gratitude. See, since I was a kid, I’ve always been an entrepreneur. From selling cans of soda out of a garbage can filled with [...]

By | 2016-12-13T05:48:38+00:00 October 1st, 2013|Insights|Comments Off on Liberation

The Shadow Effect

-Illuminating The Negative. I recently had the opportunity to watch Debbie Ford’s movie, The Shadow Effect, and it was excellent for a number of reasons. First, it was a refreshing look into how we react to our own ‘dark side’. I fully agree that when we embrace ALL of our qualities of humanness, we will [...]

By | 2016-12-13T05:48:38+00:00 November 28th, 2009|Insights|Comments Off on The Shadow Effect

Way to go John and Maria Assaraf

It’s really comforting to see good people doing good things for good reasons. That was the case last night where we attended an emotional, touching and profitable fundraiser at the Assaraf estate. The cause: poor children in Uganda. The goal: increased health standards and achievements, education, justice and a decent standard of living for our [...]

By | 2016-12-13T05:48:38+00:00 November 20th, 2009|Insights|Comments Off on Way to go John and Maria Assaraf

I aint the only one……

Look, You and I have this in common – we look at the glass half full… and I feel that it’s served me well. It still does. Hope you agree. I say, “Assume the best but put it to the test!” The test? You bet. Its all about critical thinking. Be willing to test assumptions, [...]

By | 2016-12-13T05:48:38+00:00 November 17th, 2009|Insights|Comments Off on I aint the only one……


SUNDAY NEW YORK TIMES ARTICLE INCOMPLETE In a Sunday edition of the New York Times, in a section called THE SEARCH, there was a very interesting article on what to do after a job layoff. It was interesting, informative and INCOMPLETE. It’s time to get real and this article is pussy footing around the issue. [...]

By | 2016-12-13T05:48:38+00:00 November 14th, 2009|Insights|Comments Off on TURBO DRIVE YOUR JOB SEARCH

why people are dying to get in…….

im deeply saddened by the recent experience that i had with a great friend. he’s brilliant. he has a history of doing excellent work, helping solve problems for clients, speaking for large audiences and wowing them with great ideas, thoughts, strategies and ‘how to’s’. in fact, he recently shared an awesome idea to inspire and [...]

By | 2016-12-13T05:48:38+00:00 November 13th, 2009|Insights|Comments Off on why people are dying to get in…….

Evaluate, Introspect and Take Action

You said, “look at what you are good at..and celebrate that. look at the areas where you have a need and desire to become better. ” I think this is a great distinction because desire alone does not equal results, you must be realistic of the obstacles and willing to overcome them. You must make [...]

By | 2016-12-13T05:48:39+00:00 October 17th, 2009|Insights|Comments Off on Evaluate, Introspect and Take Action

race relations…..

so there we were… after working at the healthcare symposium here in chicago… at the world famous comedy club zanies. great laughs, great friends who we dont get to see often enough… and a night out on the town. went to our favorite haunt, the spice house and got great rubs and marinades that’ll last [...]

By | 2016-12-13T05:48:39+00:00 October 1st, 2009|Insights|Comments Off on race relations…..