Yesterday I had a speaking gig in Cleveland.

During the day, I found out that the Middle American Conference was opening it's 2009 NCAA conference tourney at the Quicken Loans center -- right behind my hotel. I love a good game, especially March madness. I bought a cheap ticket, wiggled my way to...


The following is an excerpt from Ken Dychtwald's article "Enough with the Gloom and Doom" orginally published at HuffingtonPost.com:

Whoever said "he who dies with the most toys, wins" was wrong. When you give back of yourself, share what you know, when you help those who could benefit from you,...


The following was excerpted from John Maxwell's blog. To read it in its entirety, visit John Maxwell On Leadership:

I’ve been a proponent of positive thinking for as long as I can remember. I believe that to a large degree, if you expect positive things in life, you get them. And when you have to...


On Thursday's O'Reilly Factor, conservative radio host Laura Ingraham said that she and Michelle Obama agree on at last one thing: sleeveless shirts are awesome.

She then jokingly suggested that she and the First Lady sit down for an arm wrestling match.

For information on how to bring Ingraham to...


About twenty years. That is, the best I can figure, the longest I have worked for a compliment. I received it just the other day and it came from a woman I don't really know. The remark containing the compliment was made in the grocery store to Polly, my wife. But to understand why it means so...


Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson has a new title: film producer. The philanthropist and children's advocate producer the upcoming Martin Scorsese film, The Young Victoria, which is about the early life of Queen Victoria.

CNN featured a behind-the-scenes video of Ferguson during a press junket for...



The following is from Dennis Snow's blog, "Dennis Snow's Service Excellence Blog":


As a leader in the organization, remember that “everything speaks.” Your behavior in front of employees “speaks” about what you truly value, and when words and behaviors don’t align, behaviors will win out every...


What a job means to Gen Yers depends on what’s going on in their lives at any given time. Here are the seven job types for Generation Y:

Sometimes they just want to hide out and collect a paycheck. I call this a safe harbor job. There are no upsides for the employer.

Sometimes Gen Yers take a job...


Last week, Mike Huckabee spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). In his rousing speech, he touched on a number of issues close to conservatives' heart while urging supports to return the movement to its root principles.

Watch the video of his speech below:

Part 1 of 4:

Part 2...


Ben Stein is being honored by The American Legion for his outspoken support of America's armed forces. Stein, an economist, author and actor, is the recipient of the veterans service organization's 2009 National Commander's Public Relations Award.

The honor will be bestowed upon Stein by David K....