SUCCESS IS NOT AN ACCIDENT

When I started writing How High do You Wanna Fly, I wanted to write a different book that had a different structure but filled with substantive principles that will help others live a different life. I struggled with success as a phenomenon because, I have been successful in many areas…

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EVERY OPPORTUNITY HAS AN EXPIRATION DATE

In my book How High Do You Wanna fly, I write about taking swift and timely advantage of opportunities because opportunities do not last forever. I vividly remember several years ago speaking with a friend who lost his brother. He told me that there were things that he wanted to…

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THE ROAD TO CABESTERRE

As a young man growing up in a British colony, I benefitted immensely from my English education. I learned to love good poetry, fiction, the classics and Shakespeare. I also loved reading my favorite book: the Bible. It has guided my life and provided a constant reminder of the kind…

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HOW HIGH DO YOU WANNA FLY?

  I have always believed that there is more to life than what we see and experience on a daily basis. As a result, I decided that I was going on a quest to see how far I can go, how high I can climb and how strong I can…

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WHEN COMPANIES SETTLE FOR TOO LITTLE

  We are operating in a very different business environment than that of ten years ago. It has many moving parts, more complex, very data driven, highly competitive and relentlessly and unforgivingly technological. While this is the obvious business landscape to business leaders who are alert and have their ear…

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DON’T PUT A CAP ON YOUR HEAD

  As a young man growing up, some of the older folks always told me, “NEVER HANG YOUR HAT WHERE YOUR HAND CANNOT REACH.” I never listened to them anyway. I was a non-conformist from day one. In this rapidly changing world of fast moving knowledge vehicles such as the…

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THE HABIT CONNECTION

  Why is it that so many individuals repeatedly make the same mistakes? I am not exempt at all. I have made my share of repeated mistakes and it became an issue for me. It is a very common phenomenon. While I was out running this morning, I saw a…

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The Currency of Trust: Why it is Difficult to be Trustworthy!

The recent events in Ferguson Missouri, Eastern Europe, specifically the Ukraine and its former Soviet Union owner Russia, have brought an element of human character front and center.  That element is Trust! While this kind of trust is largely political, it bears showcasing so we can get an understanding of how trust is parlayed,…

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