Korea: A Lesson of HOPE and PEACE

March 29, 2018

Recently, some of us from Launching Leaders attended the Global Business & Interfaith Peace Symposium and Awards in Seoul, Korea, where I represented our team in accepting a medal for excellence in youth leadership. Our conference was attended by heads of state, including the past prime minister of Japan, Yukio Hatoyama, and the UN Former … Continue reading Korea: A Lesson of HOPE and PEACE

Perspective: 3 Ways to Move Your Vision Forward

March 27, 2018

I have always been fascinated by pictures sent from space looking upon our little planet we call earth.  It is mind boggling really, to contemplate our tiny existence, and how we fit into the grand scheme of things. Here are some comments from a few who have recently seen the earth from this perspective: “Every … Continue reading Perspective: 3 Ways to Move Your Vision Forward

The Root of Values

February 15, 2018

Over the past few years I have had the honor of attending the worship services of many faiths – from various Christian groups to Muslim and Jewish groups, to groups that claim spirituality without a specified denominational affiliation. The sincerity and conviction of each group I’ve spent time with is authentic.  Clearly, all are believers—all … Continue reading The Root of Values

What About Kindness

December 15, 2017

As I spend time with the 20 and 30-somethings and the newer generations, I am truly mesmerized by their emboldened character traits.  I love these generations for so many things; their desire to make a difference, non-judgmental attitudes, nomad traits—going anywhere to find the tribe that can support their passions, and shaping their own fabrics … Continue reading What About Kindness

Plan Without Doubt: 3 Ways to Move Forward

October 23, 2017

I’m getting deeper into authoring our new book – Millennial Money – and it is fascinating and refreshing to explore the mindsets of the young adult generation regarding jobs (either career or entrepreneurial), and how they view life in general. We know that in all phases of their lives, they desire to be a part … Continue reading Plan Without Doubt: 3 Ways to Move Forward

Millennial Money, Keys to Entrepreneurship (The Millennial Way) – Part 2

September 27, 2017

Welcome to part 2 of this post. If you missed part 1, click here. Becoming an entrepreneur is the hot “new profession.”  It’s all I’ve been for the past 30 years, and the reason I jumped into this profession is because of the same concerns our Millennials have—-so I can relate on a very personal … Continue reading Millennial Money, Keys to Entrepreneurship (The Millennial Way) – Part 2

Millennial Money, Keys to Entrepreneurship (The Millennial Way) – Part 1

September 20, 2017

In our Launching Leaders course, we offer a class entitled “Financial Fitness.”  This is also a chapter in our book Leadership by LIGHT: Principles that Empower.  In this offering we bring to light the incredible challenges Millennials face in today’s world regarding financial independence.  But with the increased challenges of getting ahead, from costs of … Continue reading Millennial Money, Keys to Entrepreneurship (The Millennial Way) – Part 1

Figure Out YOU, Then You’ll Know What to DO: 4 Ways to Find Your True Identity and Calling

August 24, 2017

There is no doubt that Millennials, Gen X’rs, and Y’s are making a difference and changing the world.  Their quest to make a difference and to thrive (not just financially) and do more than just exist, is guiding their path.  Social justice is center stage.  For all the great aspirations they are engaged in, these … Continue reading Figure Out YOU, Then You’ll Know What to DO: 4 Ways to Find Your True Identity and Calling

What Defines Happiness? Three Keys to Establishing a Path

August 2, 2017

I have been immersed in learning HOW to think, and to consider deeply WHAT to think about.  I’ve been in a quest to find a framework for happiness.  I have not entered into this study because I consider myself unhappy; on the contrary, I embark in this realm of thinking to test my own theories.  … Continue reading What Defines Happiness? Three Keys to Establishing a Path

Hidden Challenges: Five Ways to Maximize Unseen Growth Opportunities

July 27, 2017

My wife and I have been involved in the restoration of two farm houses which are nearly one hundred years old.   These homes have seen generations of life, and not unlike many old farm houses, have seen much better days. The farm hand who lived in them the last thirty years was kindly, but the … Continue reading Hidden Challenges: Five Ways to Maximize Unseen Growth Opportunities