Gift cards make great gifts unless you buy the ones with large fees. Read the fine print, read the packaging carefully. Fees can range from $3.95 to $6.95 (and more). When you give someone a $25 gift card, that's a huge chunk out of the...

No, it's not a political statement. It is a simple correct driving reminder. When you need to turn left in a median, stay to the right of the vehicle trying to do the same from the other direction. It keeps the line of sight open...

Try to say yes to things; invitations, new experiences, a cup of coffee. I preach about it and I'm pretty good about it - as long as it is during business hours Monday through Friday. Then, I hibernate at home rarely going out to shows,...

Today is Giving Tuesday. Here are some ideas to give back to the world: Free Laptops for Students - We work with Communities in Schools to provide technology to high school students in need. Could you succeed without a computer? No, you could not. Hilarity for Charity -...

As you plan one of your last Mondays of the year, look at priorities - look at what is best for you and your future today. You can't let the urgent overcome the important. That's a quote from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti in a recent edition of...

When someone asks, What do you do? - always give an answer that prompts more questions and genuine interest. For example, when people used to ask me that question on a plane, I would say, I am a speaker and author. At which point they would say,...