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 […]
June 20, 2014

GREAT TEAMS HAVE A SHARED DREAM

As a visionary, artist, inventor, and builder of the Apple empire, Steve Jobs remains – and will always remain – among the most fascinating, studied, revered, and emulated people. We try to gain understanding and appreciation for seeing things how he saw them (perhaps not possible) – and we analyze and pour over how he pioneered, crafted, and led development initiatives that resulted in …among other products – Apple III, Macintosh, iMac, USB Mouse, iBook, iPod, iPhone, and iPad. Of […]
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 […]
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 – […]