Remember your story, carry your story, and tell your story!


“I hope that you will always remember your story, and that you will carry your story with you as proudly as I carry mine.” First Lady Michele Obama told a graduating class of 100 students, giving the commencement address to Santa Fe Indian School. She personalized the history of the African American experience, and shared her family’sContinue reading “Remember your story, carry your story, and tell your story!”

Leadership lessons from the soccer field: Messi missed it, and messed it!


It is said time and time again: “winners never quit, quitters never win”. This quote came to my mind after Argentina’s soccer player Lionel Messi announced he quits the Argentina National Team, after he, himself, missed a penalty kick, last Sunday at the finals of the 2016 Copa America against Chile. It was a tough,Continue reading “Leadership lessons from the soccer field: Messi missed it, and messed it!”

Tell your story with your own words, and live your life.


What we talk about is our story. Our story is about who we are. When we talk about our experiences, what we see, feel, do, fear, like with our own words, we create our own life. We market ourselves by telling our story. Marketing is storytelling, said best selling author and blogger Seth Goddin. TheContinue reading “Tell your story with your own words, and live your life.”

The YouEconomy: Stop being only a consumer and start being an owner!


I just read this morning a very important report on the YouEconomy to be published in the next issue of Success Magazine. I invite you to dig deeper and to join this global movement that is revolutionizing how we live, work, and play. Here are some notes I took from this special report released onlineContinue reading “The YouEconomy: Stop being only a consumer and start being an owner!”

Having Fun!


Today was a fun day! We spent the day celebrating Axel, our 3rd son,  graduating  from Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. We have been there and done that: This is our third high school’s graduation from Gibbons. We did not invite our “Fat Greek Family.”  (I hope you saw that movie. If not:Continue reading “Having Fun!”

Leadership & the power of a few: Every body can. Only a few will.


Last Tuesday, I was speaking at a leadership meeting in Fort-Lauderdale, and I quoted best-selling author Malcom Gladwell, a New Yorker reporter, who published the book The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference. I am a great fan of Gladwell. I read most of his work. And I encourage you toContinue reading “Leadership & the power of a few: Every body can. Only a few will.”

Leadership, Success & Struggle: The trio of joy!


“We may hate opposition and struggle, but it is critical for our mental health.  Without the struggle, we would feel no joy in victory,”said Bestselling author Chris Brady in a blog-post dated two years ago  announcing his next book to be released “Trout Fisherman in Hell.” Brady shared the following parable : “There is anContinue reading “Leadership, Success & Struggle: The trio of joy!”

Leadership, philosophy, clear thinking, and living a good life with simplicity


Philosophy professor Marietta McCarty, and New York Times bestselling author questions one of her college students about “what is a good life”. “Good living means having the time to actually think…”, said the student as reported by Marietta McCarty in her book “how philosophy can change your life, 10 ideas that matter most”. Good livingContinue reading “Leadership, philosophy, clear thinking, and living a good life with simplicity”