For more than 20 years, David Mammano has been a serial entrepreneur. Having started seven companies from scratch, he thrives on starting and growing businesses. Today he thrives on helping others start or grow their businesses by infusing the latest entrepreneurial principles into their strategy. Relevant experiences include being a three-time Inc. Magazine 5000 Growth Company, the host of the Avanti Entrepreneur podcast, a TEDx speaker, an adjunct professor at the University of Rochester, and the author of business and college planning books.Read More
Our children love to go out for hot chocolate. It’s become a weekly ritual for us; an opportunity to sit talk about what’s happening in their lives – school, friends, and anything interesting they’ve learned. The time and space to connect and tune-in with our kids has a lot of upside. On the downside, my 8 year old’s desire for his weekly hot […]Read More
Mitch Matthews is co-founder of the BIG Dream Gathering, a serial entrepreneur, speaker, and author. His DREAM – THINK – DO podcast helps people to dream bigger, think better, and do more… and has been rated #1 by the Huffington Post.
Mitch’s personal dream is to help launch a million dreams in his lifetime. Bringing this goal to colleges and universities across the country, the Big Dream Gathering is now more than a series of events; it’s a movement – a movement of people giving themselves permission to dream and helping each other to achieve those dreams.Read More
Receiving feedback that your teen is failing math or being disruptive in class is slightly easier to navigate than being informed they are a bully. As parents our gut instinct is to protect our kids and on that basis we generally go into “my child wouldn’t do that” mode. Being told that your teen is […]Read More
David Covey is the 3rd son of Stephen R. Covey, and he grew up with 7 Habits his whole life. He worked 16 years at FranklinCovey (FC) which included 8 years in the United States and 8 years Internationally. He managed both the USA and international business. He left FC after his father retired to set up SMCOV, as well as three additional companies. SMCOV helps companies expand globally through licensing. David has also co-authored two business books for release in Spring, 2017.Read More
Amy Anderson is an Emmy Award-winning writer, speaker, entrepreneur, former senior editor of SUCCESS magazine and creator of Transformative Writing for Non-Writers. If you’d met her 20 years ago, you’d never believe any of this was possible. Within two more years, she was a daily drug and alcohol user, suffered seizures and hallucinations regularly, and lost nearly all of her relationships. She lived in a place with no running water, phone, or heat. She weighed 78 pounds, rarely bathed, and nearly died multiple times. Then one day, by an act of grace, she got sober. That was 15 years ago.Read More
Referred to by psychologists as “relational aggression”, mean girl behavior is anything from the formation of social cliques, to spreading rumors and lies, to ostracizing and exclusion, to emotional manipulation and sometimes even physical aggression. At the very core of this behavior is insecurity – the need to derive self worth and value by making […]Read More