March 11, 2015

MENTOR SERIES: CHARLES KELLY

Charles Kelly has done far more than talk the talk … for he has surely walked the walk … every step. I was fortunate to grow up in a big and tight family that abounded with love, and in which each member was loyal to each other. I had a wonderful mother and father, and four sisters and three brothers. My older sister, Maureen, married her high school sweetheart, Charles Kelly and they have been married for 46 years. Maureen […]
February 4, 2015

35TH ANNIVERSARY STORE SPECIAL!

Get an 8×10 Olympic photo from 1980 in honor of the 35th Anniversary of the 1980 Olympics! Enter Code “1980” and save $19.80 on your choice of four 8×10 Olympic Photos. Jim Craig Stars & Stripes Photo $49.99 8×10 Photo 1980 USA Hockey Team on Gold medal Podium $79.99 Discount good today through February 28th, 2015. No discounts or specials apply to the 8×10 Dual Signed Jim Craig / Vladislav Tretiak Photo.
February 4, 2015

GREAT MENTOR: GEORGE “DOC” NAGOBADS

If you watch TV footage of the celebration on the ice after Team USA beat the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympic Games at Lake Placid, you might see a smiling man with white hair give me a big hug. That man was Dr. Visvaldis “George” Nagobads, our team physician. Today, Dr. Nagobads, 93, remains in great health. He is vibrant and living in Minneapolis. Dr. Nagobads took particular joy in our victory over the Russian Bear. For back […]
January 11, 2015

VICTORY – THE ONE AND ONLY END GAME

As I travel around the country, speaking and addressing companies and other types of organizations, a major focus of my speeches and talks is what I call the “Gold Medal Strategies” that are the hallmark and conduct of great teams. There are nine Gold Medal Strategies, and they are the centerpiece of, and discussed in depth in, my business book, Gold Medal Strategies: Business Lessons From America’s Miracle Team. Among those strategies is, “Victory – The One And Only End […]