Hell: ‘Whatever you fear most…’ an oustanding Edwidge Danticat’s folk story!


I am reading Edwige Danticat. Her recent memoir “Brother, I’m dying” is amazing. She tells her family story in poignant way. She combines her story with the story of her dad, her uncle, her countries, her travels, her neighborhood, her grandmas.to free herself, and to free us as well to tell our own story, and toContinue reading “Hell: ‘Whatever you fear most…’ an oustanding Edwidge Danticat’s folk story!”

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, acceptance, & appreciation: I accept you the way you are, and I appreciate you for who you become


I accept you the way you are, and I appreciate you for who you become. This is the title of a speech I will present today at VOICE Toastmasters club in Fort-Lauderdale, Florida. I have the pleasure to share with you the content of my upcoming speech. Enjoy. Last Thursday, I went to the dentist.Continue reading “Leadership, acceptance, & appreciation: I accept you the way you are, and I appreciate you for who you become”

Leadership education through conversations


My most pleasurable moments  are when I have conversations with friends I just met. I enjoy asking questions, nodding to their answers, smiling to their jokes, sharing their successes, and empathizing with their challenges to discover and connect with the human being I have in front of me. This is very rewarding. Having conversations isContinue reading “Leadership education through conversations”

#Leadership, #friendship, and #relationships: Conversation with @orrrinwoodward, @tonycannuli,@chrismattis on #HBRN radio.


What is friendship? What’s the difference between friendship and acquaintances? Why friendship matters? Orrin Woodward and Tony Cannuli host HBRN’s Leadership Factory with special guest Chris Mattis. The three leaders dive into the subject of friendship and how tight relationships are formed and kept. Anyone who works with people will benefit greatly from this LeadershipContinue reading “#Leadership, #friendship, and #relationships: Conversation with @orrrinwoodward, @tonycannuli,@chrismattis on #HBRN radio.”

LeaderShift: Orrin Woodward & Oliver DeMille


Apostle Paul told the Romans to ¨glory in tribulations knowing that tribulation produces perseverance; and perseverance character; and character hope¨. Here’s is a blog post from leadership guru Orrin Woodward who has learned and taught to glory in tribulations, to persevere in adversity, and to spread hope and character based leadership  throughout the world. Here’s hisContinue reading “LeaderShift: Orrin Woodward & Oliver DeMille”

Leadership guru Orrin Woodward invites leaders to build other leaders


“You can tell the size of the #leader by the size of the leaders  he has around him. Good leaders have good followers, but great leaders have great leaders around them.”, leadership guru Orrin Woodward wrote in a recent post on his blog . When the right people are on the bus, as Jim Collins would say, thenContinue reading “Leadership guru Orrin Woodward invites leaders to build other leaders”

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 & 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”