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6 Best Tips For Connecting With Millennials

Connecting with Millennials

Can You See Huntsville Alabama from Outer Space? Huntsville, Alabama is home to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. Huntsville was the destination for my latest motivational speaking opportunity. It’s a small town that has grown up and developed a big reputation. But it badly needs to attract Millennials in order to continue that growth.…

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Embracing weirdness

My latest SandStory keynote performance took me to Austin TX. Their unofficial slogan is “Keep Austin Weird”. They have done that. The 15 Moonlight Towers scattered around the city are a good example of that weirdness. Built in 1894, the huge 164 foot towers provided light for the City of Austin. An investment to prevent…

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5 Best Travel Tips For The Contented Traveler

Best Travel Tips Flight Sunset

My vocation as a keynote speaker and live sand artist has taken me to 45 States and 27 foreign countries. So, I’ve travelled a lot. And in that time I’ve learned the best travel tips that keep me happy on the road. A current Harris Poll shows that 2 out of 3 Americans are not particularly happy.…

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54 Million Online Viewers

What kind of story can captivate 54 million Online Viewers According to the digital readout on one side of the stage, the number of live online viewers had topped 54 million. PlayStation was introducing the updated version of their incredibly popular video game “God of War” at the 2017 E3 expo. I had been tapped…

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Seeds

So you had an idea. A plan. An epiphany. It might have been a good idea, perhaps an extraordinary one. One that might influence the lives of many people. It could be an idea that improves the lives of those struggling, it could feed the hungry, bring clean water, provide necessities. It could set captives free,…

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S.A.D, The Blues and a reason to Hope.

A friend, Beth, has been one of the most cheerful, lively, hopeful people I know. The loss of a loved one is hard to bear, but she went through it. She did it with strength, grace and a will to carry on. She did it by helping others with the same comfort she received. She…

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Love, Passion, Power and the Color Red

Anger flushed his face red. He pushed well into my comfort zone and jagged red veins in his nose seemed to indicate more than average alcohol consumption. I could smell it on his breath. Each knuckle on his large clenched fist, inches from my chin, pulsed red. I wondered if my blood would be that…

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iPhone 6, Rust Orange Lint and Mental Fuzz

What you might ask does my title have to do with Apple products, lint and mental fuzz? I will enlighten you. Dust bunnies, those ephemeral creatures that hang out under your bed are usually composed of sock fuzz, spider-web filaments and belly button lint. Almost a year ago, my wife and I purchased online, two…

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Four Weddings and a Funeral

As a mischievous nine-year-old, Elevators were a temptation for me. My first do-it-yourself push button elevator was quite memorable. The great and elegant Prado Hotel in Mexico City was the choice location for my celebrated Aunt to have her first international art exhibit. All of our family showed up for the occasion. After everyone checked…

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! Click on the picture to watch a special Christmas Sandstory. Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year!

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