Confucius philosophical leadership learning: The Great Learning!


What the Great Learning teaches is: to illustrate illustrious virtue; to renovate the people; and to rest in the highest excellence. The point where to rest being known, the object of pursuit is then determined; and, that being determined, an unperturbed calmness may be attained to. To that calmness there will succeed a tranquil repose.Continue reading “Confucius philosophical leadership learning: The Great Learning!”

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!”

Remember your story, carry your story, and tell your story!


“I hope that you will always remember your story, and that you will carry your story with you as proudly as I carry mine.” First Lady Michele Obama told a graduating class of 100 students, giving the commencement address to Santa Fe Indian School. She personalized the history of the African American experience, and shared her family’sContinue reading “Remember your story, carry your story, and tell your story!”

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!”

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.”

Leadership, Ethics, and Money Production


New York Times bestselling author of And Justice For All, and  Guinness World Record Holder for largest book signing ever, Orrin Woodward,  just released a blog post on  the Cobden Centre’s Andy Duncan reviewing  Jorg Guido Hulsmann’s book The Ethics of Money Production. In Woodward’s opinion, the number one battle for freedom begins with checkingContinue reading “Leadership, Ethics, and Money Production”

Leadership in the ocean of life: drifters, surfers, drowners, and sailers!


What a great pleasure I had this last week end in Silver Spring, Maryland, to teach and to learn leadership and life issues with the Bread of Life Bible Fellowship Ministries led by Senior Pastor David Faustin and his spouse First Lady Yolaine Faustin and their outstanding team. I shared with them the following insight,Continue reading “Leadership in the ocean of life: drifters, surfers, drowners, and sailers!”

Leadership, Culture, & Values!


I am scheduled to speak this week-end at a leadership conference in Washington DC at a 100 + members faith-based organization. My core speech will be about leadership development, corporate culture, and values. My goal is to inspire members of this organization to engage themselves and other members in continuing self-directed leadership education, and toContinue reading “Leadership, Culture, & Values!”

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”