A #leadership, #perseverance & #determination lesson from #Walmart founder Sam Walton taught by@Orrin Woodward


Orrin Woodward discusses how Sam Walton was so successful at turning his dreams into reality because he was one of those people who hated to lose. “A person either hates losing enough to change (and, therefore, win), or he hates change enough to lose. Those who hate to lose never use losing as an excuseContinue reading “A #leadership, #perseverance & #determination lesson from #Walmart founder Sam Walton taught by@Orrin Woodward”

Leadership & Communication tips in this new information age from leadership guru Chris Brady


Leadership expert Chris Brady posted on his blog (chrisbrady.typepad.com) an interesting article on how to communicate in this new information age dominated by  too much of every kind of information: emails, texts, phone messages, instant messages, links, news, announcements, requests, solicitations, spam, social networking updates, and invites to just about anything. Here are some learningContinue reading “Leadership & Communication tips in this new information age from leadership guru Chris Brady”

Some principles of success and personal leadership development


I just watched business leader Mark Millitello on a webinar about success and personal leadership development. He presented 13 principles that have worked for many successful people from different walks of life. Let me share with you the notes I took from his talk. #1.- Show up Whatever you need to be successful in, justContinue reading “Some principles of success and personal leadership development”

Leadership & Freedom: Reading Oliver Demille’s “1913”: a leadership education book on freedom


I read over this week-end Oliver Demille’s recent book: “1913”. It’s a book on leadership education to restore and preserve freedom. In 1913, three critical events made the greatest world shift turning point away from freedom in the US and abroad. 100 years after, modern times are still under that shift.   The first majorContinue reading “Leadership & Freedom: Reading Oliver Demille’s “1913”: a leadership education book on freedom”

The Leadership Secrets of Mark Zuckerberg: hunger, teachability, vision, passion, communication


Zuckerberg is a technology genius who has learned to be a leader.  Zuckerberg seeks guidance from great leaders and when he does “he is a sponge in terms of learning,” according to one friend. That’s the assessment from several people who know him or who have followed his career closely. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg took walks with Steve Jobs near Jobs’Continue reading “The Leadership Secrets of Mark Zuckerberg: hunger, teachability, vision, passion, communication”

For your personal leadership self-development, Take the 90 day Mental Fitness Challenge


The Mental Fitness Challenge (MFC) is here, and it is an adventure like no other. I challenge you to challenge yourself  by taking the 90 day Mental Fitness Challenge. Developed by seven of the country’s top leadership gurus, nationally acclaimed speakers, and personal transformation experts, with NY Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling authors Orrin Woodward and Chris BradyContinue reading “For your personal leadership self-development, Take the 90 day Mental Fitness Challenge”

Conversation with Nathalie Liautaud about the PADF-LEAD Invest in Haiti Program


I had a conversation with Nathalie Liautaud, PADF (Pan American Development Foundation) Manager, Diaspora and Investment Outreach of The Leveraging Effective Application of Direct Investments (LEAD) program. The program is designed to strengthen the capacity of SMEs to engage in best business practices, attract foreign and Diaspora investments, grow businesses, create jobs, and generate income. LEAD willContinue reading “Conversation with Nathalie Liautaud about the PADF-LEAD Invest in Haiti Program”

Leadership, liberté et pouvoir !


C’est Henry David Thoreau qui disait que le meilleur gouvernement est celui qui gouverne le moins. Je vous invite à réfléchir sur des idées relatives au leadership, la liberté et le pouvoir dans le contexte de la fondation des Etats-Unis et de la République d’Haïti. Je viens de terminer 1776, un livre extraordinaire sur laContinue reading “Leadership, liberté et pouvoir !”

BizNews Roosevelt Jean-Francois Interview with Richard Rose from IBC AIRWays


I have the pleasure to share with you my conversation with Richard Rose, IBC Airways Manager in Fort-Lauderdale. We spoke about business opportunity in Cap-Haitian from Florida.

Leadership education and the pursuit of happiness!


Let’s start with a simple question: what is the purpose of the study of leadership? Why leadership education matters? A simple answer  to this question is happiness. Yes, the real purpose of the study of leadership is to discover happiness by influencing others in a positive direction. The result of applying principles based-leadership in yourContinue reading “Leadership education and the pursuit of happiness!”