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!”

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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!”

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”

Tennis Player Victoria Duval is back on the court and shared a life leadership lesson about her dreams, struggle, victory


I just read that story penned by tennis player Victoria Duval announcing her return to the court after being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. I was happy to hear she is now cancer free after she underwent chemotherapy and treatment. I feel inspired by her story. I know her parents. I went to the same school with hisContinue reading “Tennis Player Victoria Duval is back on the court and shared a life leadership lesson about her dreams, struggle, victory”

Setting People Free at the Life Leadership Summer Leadership Convention this week-end in Green Bay, Wisconsin


I spent this week-end at the Life Leadership Summer Convention with my three kids, a lot of friends, and thousands and thousands of members of the Life Leadership Compensated Community in Green Bay, Wisconsin. We had fun, we learned, and we got inspired,uplifted, and renewed with passionate vigor and lasting motivational speeches and, meaningful conversationsContinue reading “Setting People Free at the Life Leadership Summer Leadership Convention this week-end in Green Bay, Wisconsin”

Leadership development, spiritual retreat, and listening to father Dumarsais Pierre-Louis teaching about Jesuit Karl Rahner’s foundations of faith.


A very tall big man got in the retreat meeting room. He sat quietly in front of us. Monsignor Chanel Jeanty introduced him as father Dumarsais Pierre-Louis, the spiritual director of the retreat. Father Dumarsais is from Gonaives, Haiti, and is on a sabbatical year from the West Palm Beach diocese, where he normally worksContinue reading “Leadership development, spiritual retreat, and listening to father Dumarsais Pierre-Louis teaching about Jesuit Karl Rahner’s foundations of faith.”

Leadership and Philosophy


I posted yesterday New York Times bestselling author Orrin Woodward’s observations on the gap between  our intentions and our actions which creates our limiting beliefs. This morning, I reflect on the gap between life and knowledge which is growing wider and wider.  Only by asking the right questions,  can we close this gap and liveContinue reading “Leadership and Philosophy”