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“Corporate Innovation” Highlights

Just one day after Charlotte’s big ice storm, a group of 24 professionals from Charlotte area Businesses actively participated an hour-long hands-on experiment on Innovation. The atmosphere could be described as fun, engaging and thought-provoking. By having such a diverse group of people in one room with the objective to come up with creative solutions […]

Simon Sinek

Simon delivered an absolutely fabulous keynote speech at the AME Conference. From an anthropological point of view we humans have long faced danger. In times of peace, the strongest fastest, brightest, and well fed members of our tribe had the luxury of the best food and perks (like the best mate).  In times of danger, […]

How fast can you get out of the way?

“BOOM!” From the very first opening comment, Billy Ray Taylor captivated our complete attention. His stories were riveting as they were personal and inspiring. He gave us two choices to consider when we encounter FEAR: “Forget Everything And Run” “Face Everything And Rise” “Too often companies look and sound like Toyota but we forget what […]

Creative Disruption with Erik Wahl

“Creativity is the new corporate capital”, Erik Wahl delivered an awesome Keynote at AME Conference in Jacksonville.  He started by speed painting The Boss (Bruce Springsteen) while playing his hit song “born to run”.  It was exciting and fun.  As Eric danced around the painting as he literally created a work of art in front […]

AME Jacksonville 2014 First Impressions

From the moment you arrived, you could feel this was going to be an awesome event.  Clear signs made it easy to navigate the large conference area.  Check-in was a snap.  There were kiosks and the whole process took less than a minute, including printing of your name badge.  Many volunteers were on staff wearing bright […]

“People follow you because of what you believe in” Dr. Janet Lapp — AME Conference Keynote

I think that Dr. Janet Lapp is a beautiful human being! There is no greater calling and to give hope and inspiration to those  who work with you”  Dr. Janet Lapp Picture thanks to Jenny SnowBoscol “If the ship misses the harbor, it’s rarely the harbor’s fault” Dr. Janet Lapp “Fear causes resistance.  Leaky pipes […]

Inspiration begins within yourself

May is the happiest month of the year for me.  It starts with life everywhere and the weather blossoms.  The cold dark days of winter are replaced with brighter days. My inspirational quote comes from a Brazilian fighter, Anderson Silva who happens to have won multiple world titles in the UFC. “No one will hit […]