Succeed Anyway

Shortly after I became a professional speaker in 2001, one of my first speaking opportunities was doing a keynote and breakout session for a special group of high school technology students in Georgia. The interesting thing is the racial balance of the group. The largest group was African-American students, followed by hispanic, then white, and…

Taking Chances

Going with my “Break a Leg” theme, taking chances, smart chances, calculated risks is one of the fundamental hallmarks of high achievers. But if you’re one of them you know this, right? My point in writing about it now is to ask you, are you still doing it? Are you maintaining your edge? In my…

Overcoming Fear

On Overcoming With Fear… This was written in September, 2010, updated this week. My friend from Nashville days, Julie Rust, a fine singer/songwriter, asked me about how I deal with fear. Here’s my response… “Hey Julie, You recently asked me about fear and I took my time as I wanted to give you a real…