Creating a System of Success and Self-Awareness


Success is about passion, practice, and performance, and will only come when you grant yourself permission to be extraordinary.

The Boy Who Lived: The Story of a Son Who Came Later in Life

The Boy Who Lived: The Story of a Son Who Came Later in Life

Douglas Mine, a former foreign correspondent, shares this memoir about meeting his Italian wife, starting a life together, and the honest emotions that accompany finding out, at age fifty-five, that you’re going to be a father again.

A Dog and His Man Travel America—And Find Each Other

Benoit and Casey feature

‘Travels With Casey’ is a brilliant, funny, heartwarming book about an epic journey across America and the dogs (and men) Benoit and Casey met in the process.

Why I Put 10 Years on My Back to Play Show & Tell at Microsoft’s YouthSpark Live


I carried the last 10 years of my life in a book bag in order to illustrate to teens and millennials that successful entrepreneurship is about building a culture of achievement, not branding.  — When former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer last year announced Microsoft YouthSpark, a company-wide, global initiative to create opportunities for 300 million youth […]

That Time a 7 Year-Old Pitched Me His Story


Standing in front of a corner store on a hot June day in Philly, a former student tells me why he’s newsworthy.