Posts Tagged ‘Success’

Real Risk, Real Failure, Real Rewards

Saturday, May 10th, 2014
Best Selling Author, Speaker and Entrepreneur Arel Moodie

Best-selling author, speaker and entrepreneur Arel Moodie

One month ago we watched Arel Moodie delight the audience at TEDxSyracuse University with a seven minute riff about the difference between likeability and success.   He was a standout presenter, along with Mozart Guerrier, Timi Komonibo and Yvonne Conte.

We were pleased to have him to visit us Friday to tell more of his story.

Stay tuned for our conversation, which will be published soon.

New Age Success

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Following his talk at the Chick-Fil-A Leadercast, motivational speaker and author John C. Maxwell wrote about the priorities, philosophy and problem solving as part of re-defining success.  He asked where is your success drawing you?

Coach (for Life)

Friday, February 19th, 2010
Coach (Ken) Carter

Coach (Ken) Carter

Motivational speaker and former high school basketball coach Ken Carter recently gave a presentation at Levy Middle School and encouraged students to be respectful and avoid negative peer pressure.

“Young people, you are one-third of our population, but one-hundred percent of our future,”  he said.

Carter & Morgan, Rivals Reunited as Friends

Carter & Morgan, Rivals Reunited as Friends

Carter is best known for the character portrayed by Samuel L. Jackson in the film Coach Carter (2005). Carter, who was also a high school basketball star in Northern California as a youth, maintains that (even for players) education is more important than playing ball. During his visit he also found friend and former high school rival David Morgan, who now works at Syracuse University.