Bill Gates & Warren Buffet: 25 years of friendship, learning and laughing through stories and building memories!


I enjoyed reading Bill Gates’s recent notes published online to mark the anniversary of his 25th friendship anniversary with Warren Buffet. Bill Gates said this friendship has changed his life for the better in every imaginable way. He has learned to learn more and laugh more by telling stories and building memories. Bill met WarrenContinue reading “Bill Gates & Warren Buffet: 25 years of friendship, learning and laughing through stories and building memories!”

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.”

A leadership platform for you in a crowded, noisy world!


“A leadership platform for you,” has been my tagline for this blog since its inception in 2011. I  wanted this blog to be a place where I connect with you on topics  that matter, above all about leadership and personal development. A place where you can follow me on what I read, what I listen,Continue reading “A leadership platform for you in a crowded, noisy world!”

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!”

Reading Ken Dun’s book “The Greatest Prospector in The World, A Historically Accurate Parable on Creating Success in Sales, Business, & Sales.


It’s our community’s book for the month of October.  I read it in one trait. A great read for a great book. This book is a “recipe for mastering the sales process,” said Orrin Woodward, Inc. Magazine top 20 Leader who forworded the book. You can go ahead and read this book yourself and addContinue reading “Reading Ken Dun’s book “The Greatest Prospector in The World, A Historically Accurate Parable on Creating Success in Sales, Business, & Sales.”

Leadership and Emotional Intelligence: your brain can help you become more emotionally fit if you want to.


I had fun this morning having a conversation with a friend at a coffee shop talking about what we did the last week-end. We talked about laughing with friends, having good time doing nothing, and upcoming goals to be achieved in the near future. We talked and talked while drinking coffee, and eating blueberry muffins.Continue reading “Leadership and Emotional Intelligence: your brain can help you become more emotionally fit if you want to.”

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”