How to Get Your Seat At The Table

When the pandemic hit, almost four years ago, I was at College Station speaking in Texas. The next day, the United States was in lockdown. The speaking industry suddenly went to nothing. There were no speaking engagements and no events. Revenue dried up in an instant. I went from making five figures for speaking on…

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The Mindset of You Can Be More

Many influential people have come into my life and brought me into their circles to mentor me. People often ask me how I have had these opportunities to be around these fantastic individuals. It comes down to one basic principle. Proximity is power. Recently, someone asked me if there was one message that resonated with…

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How One Degree can change your Date with Destiny

As I approached the podium to make my final remarks at our 15th-anniversary celebration, recognizing our first responder, healthcare, military, and Red Cross heroes of the Miracle on the Hudson, I suddenly became very emotional. I had prepared remarks ready to go, but at the last moment, I made an “executive decision” and changed them…

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