What are you Thankful For?


Thanksgiving may not be a holiday that you celebrate. Use this time to summon the necessary gratitude to reflect about your current situation. There are many who have it worse.

A quote by Alfred Whitehead comes to mind when it comes to gratitude:

No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.

What are you most proud of this year?

Launching SharePoint Sites Session (Follow-Up)

My session on Best Practices and War Stories for Launching SharePoint Sites was delivered for the Baltimore SharePoint User Group audience. The feedback was great resulting in deeper discussions held by the audience. This session was not webcast, so I am offering an encore webinar devoted to this topic. The key roles and responsibilities involved […]

Prezi Introduces Dashboard Updates

Zooming presentation editor, Prezi, has introduced a new interface that centered around simplicity and re-use. The previous dashboard featured 8-10 controls. Many of those features have been removed. I am especially pleased with the new galleries that allow you to store frames globally and a favorites gallery as well. I’ve been a Prezi user since […]

What are Your Unique Strengths and Qualities?

Today it is important to focus on the qualities and unique strengths that allow you to stand out from the rest of the world. As you continue to evolve and reach your goals, these will be your rallying points to deal with adversity, setbacks, and disappointments. 3 Tips to Determine Your Unique Qualities -Take inventory […]

Using Failure as Fuel

“It’s failure that gives you the proper perspective on success.” – Ellen DeGeneres Winners are rarely defined by the moments where everything goes right. It is the losses, the heartbreaking setbacks, and disappointments that provide the necessary perspective. Winners learn to understand and embrace failure as a learning tool, a necessary pit stop on the […]

8/11 Focus: Automation

Automation is the art of enabling defined processes and system to complete the work of one or many individuals. Automation does not simply apply to business and entrepreneurial ventures. It is a tool for liberation, freedom, and the pursuit of life’s pleasures. We are all given the same amount of time to work with each […]

Developing Winner’s Energy

Developing Winner’s Energy and The Art of Positive Momentum. A winner is defined as a person or thing that is victorious in a contest or endeavor. All people who compete in a given activity seek to win. It is an extension of effort and the willingness to deliver our best outcome. Winners often leverage the […]

My Yoga Anniversary: Then and Now

Today marks the 2 year anniversary of making the decision to practice Yoga. I’ve come to the conclusion that Yoga represents the greatest combined mind and body experience that I’ve come across in all my years of living. Practicing Yoga is a key form of wellness and prevention, mental clarity and focus, and stress relief. […]

Committing to Run San Diego Marathon

The best running advice I ever received is: “Plan your next race immediately after completing the race you are training for. You do not want to lose your conditioning and focus. It will make your next race easier.” Following that advice, I searched far and wide for upcoming races of all distances and settled on […]

Marathon Mission: Complete!

Completing the Rock and Roll DC Marathon was of huge significance for me. The marathon is the culmination of desire, discipline, and dedication to a common goal. My Marathon Training group assembled on a cold (and rainy) December evening and committed to training through the worst winter in years in order to be in shape […]

Feedback from iPad for Learning Drive

Here is the latest feedback from an iPad donation drive that I lead in support of a technology learning initiative for a Baltimore, Maryland based school. The school is considered low income and the students lack many of the basic learning instruments that would increase success within the classroom. I was moved by the fact […]

Cold Weather and the Homeless

This week, there were over half a million mentions of the word “cold” mentioned on Social Media due to the bone chilling tempatures experienced in many areas of the United States. As I opened my trunk to prepare for my trip to the office, I noticed that it was so cold that my case of […]