Move to CONNECT

18 Apr The Best Way to Commit to Something: Set a Deadline!

 A lot of people ask me, “How did you become a professional speaker?” In May of 2009, I was a General Manager at the Wisconsin Athletic Club. It was the night of our quarterly new-hire orientation where we teach the company’s history, philosophy and goals. My...

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11 Feb Tired of Reading? Get Inspired with 5 Videos.

Tired of reading? Click on one or all of my new videos below. Within each video, there is a call to action; a call to make today the day that you are going to change. SHIFT: Move from Frustrated to Fulfilled (69 Minutes -- Full Keynote) How I Overcame My...

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19 Dec What I Learned About Using Names After Buying 1,800 Cups of Coffee

Are you obsessed with coffee? In 2008, I started drinking coffee, the old-school energy drink. A couple of years later, I became a coffee snob when I started my new morning routine.  Fast forward to today, and I only drink the “good coffee” from coffee...

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04 Oct The Best Professional Advice I’ve Ever Received: “Be More Human.”

[Enjoy watching the 108-second video or reading the 7-minute article.] Think about your last performance evaluation. What sticks in your memory? Do you remember the energizing pluses or the dreaded minuses? Let’s flash back to 2010 for a moment. It was the day of my annual review...

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