Take the Wheel

How to Be the CAUSE in Your Life – Not Just Live with Effects By Motivational Speaker Darryl Davis One of the greatest motivational speakers, in my opinion, was Zig Ziglar. And one of my favorite quotes that Zig often used was, “When you point your finger...

Words Matter

(Choose Them Wisely) By Business Motivational Speaker Darryl Davis INTEGRITY. When it comes to integrity, the language that we use is crucial. Our words matter. When we make a commitment and tell someone that we’re going to do something, we need to keep our word. When we...

BEING vs. DOING

All About Action (Why Sometimes You Have to Get Your Head OUT of the Game!) By Motivational Speaker Darryl Davis To bring about the result you desire, your conviction has to translate into action. And your entire being, like that of Mr. Rogers, has to radiate your commitment....

Check Your Lens

Are You Seeing Things Through Positive or Negative Filters? By Motivational Keynote Speaker and Smile Aficionado Darryl Davis Part of designing a life worth SMILING ABOUT is surrounding yourself with nurturing and supportive people. If you hang around negative people who are always complaining about their circumstances,...

Box Yourself In

Why It's Sometimes the BEST Thing You Can Do By Motivational Speaker and Smile Expert Darryl Davis I know, I know… most people will tell you to think OUTSIDE the box. Don’t box yourself in! Make sure you have options! Don’t limit yourself. I get it. I...

Switch Off Your Automatic Thinking

To Open Your Life to New Opportunities By Motivational Speaker Darryl Davis Last summer, while my son, Michael, and I were visiting my Uncle Jack down in Florida, we drove to get something to eat. As I was sitting at the drive-through window, I happened to notice...

A Recipe for Getting Through Life

With a Smile! By Motivational Keynote Speaker Darryl Davis Life can throw some curveballs at you. That’s kind of what it does. How we act or react to those curves makes all the different. Once we understand that our thoughts will occur, whether we like them or...

Making Memories for Your Kids

By Motivational Keynote Speaker Darryl Davis I want you to think back to your childhood. If I were to ask you to share with me anything that you remember about growing up, you probably would start to tell me about a moment, an experience. You probably...

How to Envision & Create a Successful Life

Your Vision, Like Magic, Begins to Make It Happen By Motivational Keynote Speaker Darryl Davis There’s a success story I heard about Roy Disney and the opening of Epcot Center at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. On the opening day, a newspaper reporter approached Roy and said to...

Smiling Helps You Live Longer

(And Enjoy the Time You Have) By Motivational Speaker and Smile Afficianado Darryl Davis Did you know? That smiling actually EXTENDS your life? It’s true. Let me share this with you… Ernest L. Abel and Michael L. Kruger at Wayne State University have found that the larger your...