Every once in a while, a young professional strikes me with their talent and promise. And so I follow their career to watch success develop. Dan Galante is one of these. A few years ago, I came in contact with him through his sales related thoughts and have enjoyed watching his professional growth and talent. His… More Lessons Learned from Selling: By, Dan Galante
Much of my earlier speaking background was as a preacher. Another huge part of my background has been being a rough and tumble guy. And for sure these experiences will always be a part of me. They say you can take the dog out of the fight, but you can’t take the fight… More Slam is a little rough around the edges.
Courage runs deep with me. It started with a wise father who lived that lesson himself. John W. Carter Sr. had GUTS. Real guts and he taught me. So this is a personal story about where GUTS comes from. You may find it interesting and helpful to you. So, read on. I remember when… More A tough man who was good, And A good man who was tough!
My sister passed nine years ago but invaluable lessons she taught me never will. The power of Acceptance and healthy outlook of looking at life as a Patch-Work Quilt are two of these lessons. These principles have changed my life and have the power to change yours. … More A Healthy Outlook on Life
We must know the value of our work, for it to be fulfilling. We must believe that our work is good and that what we stand for is being expressed through what we do. Having defining values that matter and letting them guide our steps can turn life from frustrating, to joyous and… More Sew Good Stitches
My mother has been gone since I was 24 years old but she remains the single most important influence in my life. I was definitely a mama’s boy. My mother was crazy about me and I was crazy about my mama. I remember winning best dressed contests at school, because my mama had my clothes… More In tribute to my mother; Mary “Louise” Carter 1925-1983
Dear Guts Is the Key Reader. A few years ago, I made a new friend online. Her name is Heather Gauthier. There is much I could say about her but the primary reason I have asked her to share with you is that her writing talent is so prolific and amazing. … More The Moment