Humorous Change Speaker

I had the pleasure of speaking at the convention of the Alaska Telecom Association in Kauai, Hawaii last week; while Denver was in a blizzard 😉 My task was to help the Alaska Telecom folks adjust and embrace all of the change they must deal with daily-while adding a...

New Challenges

My 15 year old son Charles has played baseball for the last 10 years. He’s good. He loves the game. Two weeks ago at the end of basketball season he said, “I want to try Rugby,” and that happens to be the same season as baseball. I was curious, “What about...

Humorous Speaker

Katrina, oil spills and the economy isn’t slowing down the Louisiana Human Resource Association. The speech today was Humor and Creativity in the Workplace and we had a mega session on Radical Leadership. A great question asked in the later session was how is...

The Tribulations of a Humorist

From Louisiana to Mississippi I spent the day in Mississippi with another great HR group. So I’m supposed to start the talk at 12:15, lunch is 11:45, and usually it works out better if people are pretty much finished with their meal because of the audience...

Educational Speaker

I’m looking forward to working with the Educators of “At Risk Students” in Illinois on Thursday.  Instead of the term at risk, I use the phrase “highly creative” because in most cases these students are very creative but don’t...

Group Power Conference

One fellow brought his teenage daughter to the speech this afternoon and she came up and volunteered for one of the activities. Because she was afraid of public speaking and came up anyway, I asked the audience what she was modeling for everyone in the room. They...