Jonathan kept driving. We had more than 3 hours to go. And it was getting colder and colder inside the car. The thermometer indicated 36 F. The farther North we drove on US 27, the lower the temperature became. The cold air is filtered in from the windows, and from the bottom of the car.Continue reading “My Thanksgiving story (part 2): A very.. very cold roadtrip drive”
I was visiting my son Axel this week-end in Tallahassee, FL., when I saw a poster tapped on his wall with these slogans: Do something. Blame no one. Make no excuses. First, I made a selfie and asked him about the poster which exhibits a photo of the new coach Willie Taggart known in theContinue reading “Do something. Blame no one. Make no excuses.”
We have within us, between our ears, a simple thing called conscience which teaches us there’s a right and wrong approach to life. We know when we act contrary to our conscience we feel guilty, and this feeling impacts negatively our thoughts. This behavior bestows upon us what author David Schwartz called the guilt complexContinue reading “The guilt complex”
Bronnie Ware, an author who worked in palliative care, wrote “The Top Five Regrets of the Dying.” They are: 1.- I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me. 2.- I wish I hadn’t worked so hard. 3.- I wish I had the courageContinue reading “The Top Five Regrets of the Dying”
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.”
I attended a recent lecture presented by Spirit Airlines President and CEO Ben Baldanza at the Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova SouthEastern University in Davie, Florida. Baldanza shared his business acumen and day to day experience at Spirit Airlines with hungry listeners composed mostly with Nova business students and professors, someContinue reading “Ban Baldanza, Spirit Airlines ‘ CEO, talks about business and leadership”
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