March 13, 2017

JIM CRAIG’S SUPPORT FOR BOSTON MARATHON HAS BEEN ‘HEAVEN SENT’ FOR DR. KENDALL BOONE!

Jim Craig was the goalie for the 1980 Olympic hockey team that beat Russia and won the gold medal. I met Jim at a meeting to raise awareness for screening for the silent but potentially deadly disease of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). This is a disease that I treat as a Vascular Surgeon in Rockford, Illinois and a disease that sadly took the life of Jim’s father. Jim was the guest speaker and did an awesome job of motivating primary […]
February 1, 2017

UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IF YOU BOOK NOW!

We are booking up fast for this year! When booking Jim Craig you have the opportunity to really get your team involved with special pricing on corporate gifting. Please inquire at info@goldmedalstrategies.com for your chance to bring your team to the next level! People are already talking this year! “Jim’s message is timeless, a foundational message on what it takes to be successful as a team in sports and business.” Michael J. Dirrane – Jan ‘17 Senior Managing Director – […]
September 14, 2016

MENTOR SERIES: SHARLENE CRAIG

In business, the quest for success is often described as an individual endeavor. While success absolutely requires self-motivation, hard work, and relentless determination, there are almost always unsung heroes behind the scenes that truly enable someone to achieve their goals. These heroes are the spouses and family members who make immense personal sacrifices in order to help you succeed, yet rarely ever receive any recognition for their key role in the success. I speak often about the importance of building […]
August 2, 2016

ULTIMATE SAAAVE – IMPORTANT & VITAL WORK

I am fortunate to work as a spokesperson for Gore Medical and its Ultimate SAAAVE, a campaign to encourage those at risk for an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) to be screened for the condition. My father died from a ruptured AAA. If an AAA is detected in a screening, it can be repaired through a non-invasive procedure. Earlier this spring, I was in Peoria, Illinois to participate in a free AAA screening clinic at the OSF Healthcare Vascular Institute – […]