JumpStart – Square One

Podcast Yesterday, I had the good fortune to sit down and talk with an old friend I haven't seen in decades. Each of us had kept up with some people we knew but neither one of us knew the full story of our other friends and so we shared...

JumpStart – Jealousy VS Envy

Podcast The other day I was talking to someone about jealousy and I was using the word “envy” as a synonym for “jealous.” My friend said that envy and jealousy are not the same. He explained that jealousy can actually drive a person...

JumpStart – Getting Slapped

Podcast Did you know that long before he got into martial arts, Bruce Lee was a childhood movie star? Not only that, Bruce Lee was a street thug who walked around picking fights who only got into martial arts after taking on some victims...

JumpStart – Rewind

Podcast There’s a wonderful moment in Hamilton, where the Skyler sisters sing a song, and in the middle, they shout “rewind” and the stage itself slowly spins like a record album in reverse. The characters all end up momentarily back in...

JumpStart – Behavioral Economics

Podcast Have you ever wondered why it’s so hard to be grateful but it’s so easy to complain? It has to do with Behavioral Economics which states that human beings value loss more than gain. It’s a weird quirk we all have and you see it...

JumpStart – Complaint Free Wednesday

Podcast Twice now at my request, U.S. congressional representatives have put forth bills to designate the day before Thanksgiving “Complaint Free Wednesday.” And in both cases, not one additional member of congress supported the bill. Why?...

JumpStart – For Giving

Podcast Wayne Dyer wisely pointed out that “forgiving” should be two words because forgiveness is “for giving.” Forgiveness is a vital step toward health and happiness and yet forgiveness is often misunderstood. Learn to more easily...

JumpStart – Overcoming Obstacles

Podcast In this JumpStart, I get to share with you the inspiring true story of Scott Lesnick.Scott Lesnick is a global keynote speaker, author and trainer.His two books- Kidjacked: A Fathers Story and Lifejacked: Life Lessons on Leadership...

JumpStart – Wave Your Wand

Podcast My daughter and I were recently at Universal Studios in Orlando and, WOW, it’s Harry Potter everywhere! The number one thing you see are magic wands for sale. Not being a big H.P. fan, I didn’t realize all the backstory behind the...

JumpStart – Landing On Top

Podcast I once heard a quote from someone that said, “Anyone on top didn’t just land there.” It was an important reminder that success in any area of our life takes effort, focus, and breaking the rules. In biographies of Ron Howard,...

JumpStart – Words of Comfort

Podcast I was thinking the other day about times I’ve sought comfort from other people when I’ve felt sad, lonely, unhappy, or even depressed and I see that certain words can make me feel comforted. And the words I’m thinking of are not...

JumpStart – Problems

Podcast I’ve gotten hooked lately on celebrity bios. Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve read the life stories of George Carlin, Ron and Clint Howard, Johnny Carson, and Jerry Lewis. Even before social media, the rich and famous were...

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