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Overcoming Obstacles

WOW Beginnings (1 of 2)

WOW Beginnings (1 of 2)

In part 1 of this week’s series, I want to talk to you about WOW beginnings—businesses where young entrepreneurs hit it big early.

I want to share one such story with you. One disclaimer: I have a certain weakness for the business I am about to share with you…but more on that later.

In the summer of 1978 two friends, lets call them Cohen and Greenfield, opened a makeshift ice cream parlor in an abandoned gas station in northern Vermont of all places.  Read More


Finding Paradise

Finding Paradise

Do you feel restless or dissatisfied with life? Do you seek a certain paradise… The life of your imagination, dreams and childhood fantasies?

Let me see if I can help you find your paradise.

Just the other day, I was talking to a friend of mine, Rachel. Ask anyone and they’ll tell you Rachel has the perfect life.   Read More


In Honor of a Hero: Louis Zamperini

In Honor of a Hero: Louis Zamperini

I am often asked who was my favorite interview of all time.

And to this day it still stands as Louis Zamperini.

It is with great sorrow and a heavy heart to say that the war hero and former olympian passed away on Wednesday at the age of 97:

In honor of what we celebrate here in the US tomorrow, Zamperini is a great symbol of the fight for freedom in our country. Read More


POW! What to Do When You Get Knocked Down (Part 2 of 2)

POW! What to Do When You Get Knocked Down (Part 2 of 2)

In last week’s post I shared the story of how Oprah was able to transform her knockdowns and great obstacles into a great strength, developing great empathy for people and becoming a beacon of hope for thousands who have come into contact with her.

This week I will continue our theme of POW and what to do to get back up when life knocks you down. Read More


POW! What to Do When You Get Knocked Down (Part 1 of 2)

POW! What to Do When You Get Knocked Down (Part 1 of 2)

What do you do when you get knocked down?

And you will.

This is LIFE we are talking about.

It is not always blue skies, sunshine and smiling people waving to you from either side of the street. Sometimes it rains, sometimes it even storms and sometimes it even comes with the added drama (and potential pain) of lightning and thunder. Read More