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Thank You Pepe
Thank You Pepe
Life changes quickly. It’s fragile, it’s joyous, it’s scary. We never know which emotion the day will bring. Today was a s...
Having a Plan in Place Allows You To Avoid Emotional Mistakes During Difficult Times- The Real Reason to Have a Financial Planner
Having a Plan in Place Allows You To Avoid Emotional Mistakes During Difficult Times- The Real Reason to Have a Financial Planner
The world has changed! The corona virus has made a lifelong impact on most of us. Your race, ethnicity, religion, or most other factors...
A Tribute to Denise Quatermaine, PHS Class of '92, Brain Cancer Warrior
A Tribute to Denise Quatermaine, PHS Class of '92, Brain Cancer Warrior
Optimistic. Inspirational. Warrior. These are terms I am told I am every day. Sharing my perspective on life, the lessons I have taken from...
We Often Lose Focus On What Really Drives Connection, Inspiration, and Sales
We Often Lose Focus On What Really Drives Connection, Inspiration, and Sales
What are we trying to accomplish? What's our goal? I just attended my company's National Sales Meeting in Austin, Texas. I ha...
2020 Changes, Not New Year's Resolutions, To Increase Sales and Deepen Relationships
2020 Changes, Not New Year's Resolutions, To Increase Sales and Deepen Relationships
I'm no longer making resolutions, as I stated in my personal blog post.  Instead, I'm making lifestyle changes....
Forget New Year's Resolutions, It's About Life Changes!
Forget New Year's Resolutions, It's About Life Changes!
New Year's Resolutions. Every year we make commitments to them, and often times as the change of seasons begin, we go back to old way...
What I'm Thankful For On Thanksgiving Has Changed
What I'm Thankful For On Thanksgiving Has Changed
Thanksgiving. It has such a different meaning to me now than it did in years past.  Change breeds complacency, or it breeds opport...
Airlines, You Gave Every Financial Advisor a Lesson Today I Will Pass On
Airlines, You Gave Every Financial Advisor a Lesson Today I Will Pass On
This week I was on my way to Cedar Rapids to share my story with employees of Transamerica. The airlines are such a delight; major dela...
Thank You Means Something Different To Me Today
Thank You Means Something Different To Me Today
Thank you. We hear it all the time, we say it all the time. What does it really mean? Is it just the polite vernacular of what we have...
Inspiration, move me brightly....
Inspiration, move me brightly....
"Inspiration, move me brightly light the song with sense and color Hold away despair" - Terrapin Station, Grateful Dead...
My Introduction to St. Peregrine
My Introduction to St. Peregrine
Who is St. Peregrine? For the majority of my life I had no idea. I was brought up in a Jewish home in Northern New Jersey. We went to temple...
Our Education System is Flawed
Our Education System is Flawed
The education system in the USA is flawed. That's right, I said it. My mother has been a teacher in New Jersey basically my whole life....
The Real Power of Social Media....Thank you Karen Lobello
The Real Power of Social Media....Thank you Karen Lobello
I had no interest in ever being on Social Media. 0. I almost took pride in that I had never been on any of the social media sites or ap...
1 Year Ago Today My Book Came Out
1 Year Ago Today My Book Came Out
I used to believe in irony. I now think things happen for a reason. We often learn the most basic of life lessons at the toughest of times....
Why the Lion? It's His Jungle
Why the Lion? It's His Jungle
I never was into Lions. I never really cared about them. They were fun to see when I would take the kids to the Zoo, but that was the extent...
My TEDx Speech, Appreciation of Life, and the Journey Continues
My TEDx Speech, Appreciation of Life, and the Journey Continues
It has been a very busy fall to say the least! My perspective on not believing in irony, but things happening for a reason has been a major...
Why do I write? Why do I speak? I now understand...
Why do I write? Why do I speak? I now understand...
 On October 10th, I will be going in for my every 4 month MRI/MRA with contrast. I expect the same response I always get. “All is...
I Get MRI’s Every 4 Months, Today My 9 Year Old Jake Had an MRI
I Get MRI’s Every 4 Months, Today My 9 Year Old Jake Had an MRI
My wife suffers from chronic migraines. She gets them all the time, and they can be brutal. Her Great Grandmother had them. Her Grandmot...
4 Years Ago Today Cancer Took my Father In -Law
4 Years Ago Today Cancer Took my Father In -Law
  May 2013 I was diagnosed with brain cancer, a grade 3 Astrocytoma. I started writing blogs, notes and emails to be my catharsi...
It was the Best of Times, It was the Reality of Times
It was the Best of Times, It was the Reality of Times
The last few days have been a "Tale of Two Cities."  On Tuesday night I went in for my every 4 month MRI/MRA. I get these to...
Health Insurance Companies, Please Put The Patient First
Health Insurance Companies, Please Put The Patient First
I am trying to figure out why Health Insurance Companies act the way they do.  The patient should always come first, but it seems more...
Thank you for joining me on my journey.
Thank you for joining me on my journey.
I have never written a blog before.  I never saw any need to.  Who would care what I had to say? Why would anyone care what I thou...
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