Category Archives: Share Your Victories

Addiction Recovery

Addiction Recovery: An Invitation to Share Your Journey Dear friends, I am the proud father of Steve Danzig, a former alcoholic – now a board registered Interventionist and Drug and Alcohol Counselor, the Executive Director at New Freedom Academy, and a Harley guy. Inspired by Steve’s journey, I am compiling an anthology of stories to highlight the PIVOTAL MOMENT when someone ... Read More »

How Over the Hill is 81?

How Over the Hill is 81 yrs? Depends.  If one sees that as an age commanding service to others, they are energized to do so.  Usually means just adding some sagacity to their decades and finding the forum for stickiness.  As a long time, Hall of Fame Speaker, I delight in serving much younger audiences who seize the content value rather than ... Read More »

Leader Joy

Creating Leader Joy I’d like to invite you to listen to my recent radio interview on Straight Up with Chris : Real Talk on Business & Parenthood. Here is the episode description: We are all faced with many life difficulties. The key is how we navigate through the tough challenges. Often it is a kind word or luck that helps us ... Read More »

Progressive Forum

Progressive Forum The average age is 85 yrs. for a cluster of people who label themselves, “The Progressive Forum.”  Today’s entertainment is singing grannies and one former showgirl. There is a patient lull in the room while they maneuver to the front of the room, either very slowly or on walkers. Then, “the singing grannies” burst into song, six in ... Read More »

Why Yield to Temptation?

Why yield to the temptation to write a book? Why risk creating something unworthy or etching a work with the implication of perpetual presence? Because you have a voice and something meaningful to say. When that singular impulse rises in you, toss away fear of risk. Celebrate your impulse by taking action, and hug the prospect of achievement and permanence. This ... Read More »

Becoming A Speaker

1. Depending where you are located, search for a local chapter of the National Speakers Association (NSA) and join it. Rubbing shoulders with other speakers will guide you towards making your mark as a professional speaker. 2. Evaluate whether you are ready to author a book with a central theme of the point s) you hope to share with audiences. ... Read More »

Italian-Chinese Dream/Action

This is a true story from a 91 yr. old Chinese woman who sat next to met at dinner recently. (Her porcelain skin looked as if she were 41.) I asked about her parents coming from China and she shared this wonderful story: Her father arrived as a young teen from China dreaming of the day he would open his ... Read More »

Fierce Joy

I am a proud father and will likely be blogging about all my treasured children. Today, I’d like to introduce you to my remarkable daughter Marsha Therese Danzig,  a childhood bone cancer survivor who had her left leg amputated at fourteen, lost her bladder and her kidneys, yet never accepted physical limitations. Marsha has a Masters degree from Harvard, a ... Read More »