“Don’t think of your age.”

When asked how to actively age, 87-year-old Sister Madonna Buder – nicknamed “The Iron Nun” in her 2016 Nike Ad – shared the above.

She continued with, “Just keep moving.”Sr. Buder began running at 48. She has since completed45+ ironman races, 300+ triathlons and won...

A Lesson on Servant Leadership

The great Zig Ziglar wrote, “You can have everything in life you want, if you’ll just help enough other people get what they want.”

In my experience of speaking to hospitals, schools, businesses, etc. over the last 13 or so years, I’ve found that the leaders who are...

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The greatest line of all time

By Josh Sundquist, Posted April 24th 2018

The greatest line of all time

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Because I Said So

By Steve Beecham, Posted April 24th 2018

Didn't you hate hearing that phrase from your parents when you were growing up? Do you catch yourself using it when dealing with your own kids? Somehow, it works – or at least serves to end the conversation.

And while that may not be the best example of using the word "because" persuasively, some...

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Fitness and Fulfillment

By Dan Thurmon, Posted April 23rd 2018

What is the relationship between fitness and fulfillment? A shift in your approach to health and fitness may just be the key to your next personal or professional breakthrough.

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Top 10 Speakers I Messed Up On

By Brian Lord, Posted April 23rd 2018

Photo credit Christian Fregnan Photo by Christian Fregnan on Unsplash

As an agent, you try to help your clients find the very best speaker for your event, but sometimes you’ll still get a message back that says “sorry, we went another direction.”. So, I started tracking those misses, and here are the top 10 speakers I didn’t...

Are you making this common mistake?

We learn to speak before we learn to read and write, so when we begin to put words onto a page it’s easy to confuse those that sound the same (also known as homonyms or homophones).

For example:

  • Bred, bread

  • Plane, plain

  • Great, grate

  • Led, lead

  • To, two, too

  • There,...

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Living Forward

By John O'Leary, Posted April 23rd 2018

Make Miracles Happen by Simply Saying YES

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” – Soren Kierkegaard

Have you ever sat down and asked yourself, “How did I get here?!”

Sometimes it’s after something traumatic or unexpected. Other times it’s after an unexpected...


Your booking makes a difference

By Brian Lord, Posted April 20th 2018

As a child in a single mom family with four kids, we went through some tough times and we made it through on donated food sometimes, so I appreciate what other families go through. Through a local Nashville area nonprofit, a portion of every booking you make will go to help purchase meals for...

The hotel industry is hot. Remember when Airbnb was going to hobble hoteliers by driving up the supply of rooms while driving down room rates? Following a miserable 2015 stock performance when lodging shares slumped 20 percent, Merrill Lynch downgraded hotel stocks and Morgan Stanley revealed...