February 11, 2014

HOW TO WIN – IN BUSINESS & LIFE

If you are following the 2014 Winter Olympics and all its greatness, you see there are people who win and people that lose. This is one of the things I love most about the Olympics. Some great insight I share with companies and organizations I coach and train is that you may be one of the greatest athletes in the world, but you only need a great team to win. That’s the secret – a great team. Great teams are […]
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 […]
May 6, 2015

MENTOR SERIES: DAN PRATT AND PAUL HALEY

It was the summer of 1984, and I had just retired from hockey. I was playing in a celebrity charity golf tournament at the Connecticut Golf Club in Easton, CT. I was participating in the tournament on the invite of Jim McManus, a co-founder of the integrated marketing giant, Marketing Corporation of America, the lead tournament sponsor. MCA had divisions that provided consulting, advertising, sales promotion, coupon .. and other sales and marketing services. In addition to playing a round […]
February 25, 2016

MENTOR SERIES: NEIL HIGGINS

My senior year in high school, I was hopeful that I could play major college hockey. My stats ranked among the best prep goaltenders in Massachusetts. Our team, Oliver Ames High School, won every game but one during the regular season, and in the state tournament we lost by one goal to the eventual state champions. But I faced a major obstacle, in terms of receiving attention from college scouts, in that Oliver Ames did not play in one of […]