“Dad This Was The Greatest Day Of My Life” 7 Tips On How To Have An Epic Day With Your Child

Last week, at the end of a long day, my 12-year-old son turned to me and said the words that every father longs to hear:

“Dad, thanks; this was the greatest day of my life.”

You could only imagine the emotions I felt that day; feelings that could only be described as overwhelming happiness, validation, joy and love.  All parents know that you may go a lifetime and not hear those words, so to hear them come from my son’s lips was a special moment. We had just left the NBA Draft in Brooklyn NY on the way back home to Queens and had a great night all around.   Continue reading ““Dad This Was The Greatest Day Of My Life” 7 Tips On How To Have An Epic Day With Your Child”

Motivation, Success, Leadership and Hip Hop

Check out the interview I did on Wu Tang Radio for The H2o Show. Had a great time with Host Big Perm and DJ 360 discussing Motivation, Success, Leadership and Hip Hop.
The interview is broken down in two 15 minute segments with some good music in between. The intro goes until minute 4:34. Then the interview continues from minute 23:45-38th minute and returns from minute 53:47 until the end. Hear me talk about:

Hope- 26:30
Motivation Minute- 29:20
Connection/Gift of the Present- Minute 33:00
Learning From a Hip Hop Legend- Minute 33:40
Goal Setting- Minute 55:00
Success Minute- 56:00
Developing a System like NBA Champion Spurs- 58:00

What Fatherhood Taught Me About Leadership

Fatherhood! So I’m working on 3 hours of sleep, during which I was restless 8x. Well at least that’s what my Fitbit is telling me.

My 3 1/2 year old, who decided to sleep in the bed with me last night, woke up in the middle of the night and started running in place on the bed.  Only because of years of parenting under my belt did I recognize this form of non verbal communication as an opportunity to ask “do you need to go to the bathroom?”  He quietly answered yes, I patiently escorted him to the bathroom and we returned to bed.   Continue reading “What Fatherhood Taught Me About Leadership”