Family Time

Family Time

Here’s my most critical question today; “Are you feeling blessed or cursed?” Frankly, I’ve been completely fascinated by this pandemic’s effect on people’s mindset because I’ve made a career as a motivational speaker and while my talks focus on my personal story, I...
There’s No Such Word As Can’t…Unless?

There’s No Such Word As Can’t…Unless?

There’s No Such Word As Can’t”! I grew up hearing that expression. It was at first inspiring, then repetitive, then condescending, then annoying and then became a key tenet of my entire being. And now, I am forced to confront my own words. Here’s a fun exercise. Make...
Alvin’s Laws For Pandemic Peace

Alvin’s Laws For Pandemic Peace

I promised myself I would not “react” to the insanity that has enveloped our entire planet until I realized, this is a perfect opportunity to offer some advice from the most sane person I know…me! By the way, for all of my friends and particularly my wife,...
You Cant Order Resiliency Online

You Cant Order Resiliency Online

Since I’ve been a motivational speaker and writer for decades, I’ve seen all the “trendy” terms and words come and go. One of the new ones that seemed to accompany “millennials” is “Resilience”, and not in a complimentary fashion. Of course, nothing is “absolute” so...