The Power Program

I am truly now living my dream job. I get to fly all over the world helping people have more fun and less stress in their lives, and teaching them how to design a life worth smiling about. I do this by being a professional speaker, trainer, author and motivator. I work for organizations and […]

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Helping Others Helps You

I am truly now living my dream job. I get to fly all over the world helping people have more fun and less stress in their lives, and teaching them how to design a life worth smiling about.   I do this by being a professional speaker, trainer, author and motivator. I work for organizations […]

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Laughing and learning

I wanted to teach people to live from distinctions that served me such as integrity, commitment and honor so they could wake up every day and feel inspired by the work they were doing.   Lastly, because of my upbringing and early entrance into adulthood, I learned how important it is to simply create joy […]

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A personal commitment

From the very start, my commitment as a speaker wasn’t to become famous; it was to make a difference in people’s lives.   I wanted to take what I learned about limited belief systems, overcoming challenges, and the power of a positive mindset, and share it with others. I wanted my training sessions to define […]

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Becoming a student of life

After a relatively short time, I was asked to become the manager for Mac’s office and I quickly brought us to number one in our marketplace. Things were finally turning around in my life, but the interesting part was what was going on behind the scenes.   As I starting managing and training others, the […]

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A mentor and a friend

On my own from such a young age, I had no role models or trusted adults to help guide me. Then I met Mac Levitt, who became my broker.   Mac and his wife, Pat, took me under their wings and taught me much of what I now know about not just being a successful […]

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Scary Times

The truth is the person I learned to count on was really just me, and while that served its purpose at the time, it definitely affected every future adult relationship that I was destined to have. I made it through though.   I worked before and after school, wherever I could find a job. Stocking […]

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A decision was made

A decision was made

After two complicated years of unhealthy parenting and a constant battle for my own mental and emotional well-being, the relationship with my mom reached a breaking point.   She wanted to move to Queens, NY with a new person in her life, and I needed to stay behind in East Rockaway, NY (about a 45 […]

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Then, the unthinkable happened

Then, the unthinkable happened

When I was fourteen, my father passed away unexpectedly, leaving me untethered in many ways and with a mom not really capable of effectively managing her own life, much less parenting a young teenager. She couldn’t cope with her loss and had a breakdown.   That left me to take care of the funeral arrangements. […]

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The start and the struggle

Like many entrepreneurs, my story started with struggle. The kind that changes the way you look at life, people and your future.   In the early years of my childhood, my father wasn’t around a lot. It wasn’t that he didn’t love my mother or me, but there were circumstances that often prevented him from […]

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What I believe

I believe that we are born into this world with endless possibilities in front of us and that we’re capable of doing more than worrying about ourselves and just surviving.   I believe that it’s in our nature to want to engage, serve, help and make a difference in other people’s lives. But somehow along […]

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