Focus on opportunities

Life Lesson Of The Week When one door closes another opens. -Linda G’s Life Lesson from Kansas City, Mo. Focus On It It has been 987 days since I moved to New York City from the safe fields of Kansas City. In those 987 days, much has happened. I have been fired. I have played at […]

Focus on Opportunity

Life Lesson Of The Week Make the most of each day. -Anonymous’ Life Lesson from Cedar Rapids, Iowa Focus On It There are any number of cliches that I can use with this week’s lesson. Each day is a gift that we are given and it is up to us to use it to our […]

Fears Are Imaginary

This article is not about a wheelchair. And it is not about tennis. It is about self-motivation, improvement and simple decisions to eliminate invisible barriers. While Jamie Burdekin and Esther Vergeer’s stories are different, their lessons are quite similar. Jamie and Esther represent some of the best tennis talent on the planet. They are connected […]

Be Not Afraid

This is part of my monthly newsletter (which is free, by the way)! Sign up below to get this each and every month! In life, there are very few things that we have the ability, the opportunity, and the pre-knowledge to stop. Life happens. Just the other day I got rained on here in the […]

Running From Yourself Book Tour

Time is running out! After speaking on ‘fear’ this past weekend at TEDxUpperEastSide, I know this book is a hit. As I stood on the stage overlooking the audience, they were engrossed in the statistics about worry and fear and left with a sincere desire to re-take their own lives … and I believe you […]


I Wanted to be an Architect

Growing up I also wanted to be an architect. But when I saw the amount of engineering that went into design, I took a different path. But the cool thing is that I still get to create. Whether I am taking photos, painting, doing construction, or leading seminars and workshops, I still get to create […]

Newsletter – Fear Nothing

This is part of my monthly newsletter (which is free, by the way)! Sign up below to get this each and every month! I have started the promotion for my latest book, Running From Yourself, and my friend Derek tweeted with a great hashtag: #FearNothing. And it’d true. That’s why I wrote the book. We […]