What Is Alzheimer’s Like?

I’ll warn you ahead of time, this blog has nothing to do with business – but for me, business, life, and spare time all mesh. I think a lot of my followers have been touched by Alzheimer’s and wonder what it’s like. I asked my Mom this very question two years ago and here’s […]

By |October 13th, 2015|Advice, Inspiration|0 Comments

Don’t Be a Jerk (when sending email)

I’m a sensitive Suzy, I’ll admit it. I take things personally sometimes that shouldn’t be taken personally and my feelings get hurt if someone tells me I suck at something that I think I’m great at. I think the sensitivity comes from being a very passionate person who knows just one speed limit, 100mph. Naturally […]

By |August 19th, 2014|Advice, Social Media|0 Comments

3 Public Speaking Tips from Former White House Correspondent, Bob Berkowitz

Recently I had the opportunity to spend the day with a man who millions of people have watched as a television broadcaster, Bob Berkowitz. Mr. Berkowitz has done some pretty amazing things in his life; ranging from being a founding journalist of CNN, a White House Correspondent during the Reagan Administration, to writing a best-selling book. […]

By |April 28th, 2014|Advice|0 Comments

Effective May Not Be Trendy

Recently I took a trip a few hours north for a speaking engagement. About halfway there I stopped at a well-known

truck stop for a cup of coffee and snack. While filling my styrofoam cup I noticed a QR code on the side of the cup and was a little surprised to see it there. I […]

By |March 31st, 2014|Advice|0 Comments

Calculating the Reward of Risk

 I am not sure where I got my addiction for projects, businesses, and personal growth. I started my first business when I was around 12 years old when I convinced a gentleman with a very large estate in Windham to let me mow his lawn and also install his fresh sod. I would ride […]

By |November 19th, 2013|Advice|0 Comments

4 Ways To Be an Awesome Intern

Roughly 11 years ago I was charting out my career path at the University of Southern Maine, and came across a snag in my plan – I needed to land an internship. It was a requirement of the class I was taking and I had no idea where to turn. I was not focused enough […]

By |August 7th, 2013|Advice|0 Comments

3 Marketing Lessons I have Learned from Listening to Elvis

Elvis was one of my favorite artists to listen to when I was a child. My oldest brother Don introduced me to Elvis at a very young age. I believe it was “Teddy Bear” that won me over, then “All Shook Up” and then “Return to Sender.” By the age of 10 I had read, […]

By |June 7th, 2013|Advice|0 Comments

Weakness into Strength

 I realized a long time ago that there were many things I will never be good at. I also realized long ago that some of the things I was not good at I could learn to be better at if I was willing to put in some time and effort. I thought I would list […]

By |October 21st, 2012|Advice|0 Comments

5 Ways to Increase Special

One day I hope to be known as the guy who taught companies, entrepreneurs, and like-minded people – about Special. I learned the value of special as a child thanks to various creative things my mother would do to make me realize how special I was to her. I learned more about special when I began my […]

By |October 15th, 2012|Advice, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Increase Special

Life Lessons from a Chihuahua

One of my greatest friends was originally from Mexico, had short blonde hair, and loved to tongue kiss. Her name was Gizmo and she was a Jimmy Dean type sausage-shaped chihuahua and she would roll onto her white fur covered side whenever you went to show her affection. Not only did she love to lick, she loved and I […]

By |October 1st, 2012|Advice, Inspiration|0 Comments