Why We Must Talk to Young People About Their Dreams

I’ve shown others how to define their direction and create attainable goals for more than three decades. How I do it and why I do it completely changed during a conversation with high school students – and a mistake I made when I asked a question. Several years ago, I guided a group of seniors […]

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7 Reasons Why You Need a Dream

“A dream is the visualization of your goal and the motivation for your soul,” insists Kristoffer Howes, entrepreneur and CEO of Weal Media. Michael Gerber, author of Awakening the Entrepreneur Within, describes a dream as “a statement of the greater good you want to create in the world.” What’s your dream?  A dream moves and […]

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How to Write Awesome New Year’s Resolutions

The art of New Year’s resolutioning is not for the faint of heart. Cavett Robert said, “Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.” Benjamin Franklin added, “How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults or resolution enough to mend them.” […]

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How to Find Your Passion

At the end (and beginning) of the romantic-comedy, Pretty Woman, a man crosses the street and shouts to no one in particular, “Welcome to Hollywood! Everybody comes here has a dream. What’s your dream?” When was the last time someone asked you about your dream? I recently asked high school students, “What’s your dream?” Tears swelled in the eyes of […]

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Discover Your Dream

“You don’t understand!” Anthony shouted.  “You’ve always known what you wanted to do.” I almost laughed.  Right after I almost choked.  At the end of a motivational talk about pursuing dreams with inner-city teenagers, a high school senior informed me that he felt neither inspired nor motivated. “How am I supposed to know what I […]

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