Celebrating 50 Years of Skydiving History
50 years ago this summer, Joe Kittinger rode a balloon to the very edge of space and jumped. To commemorate man's longest leap, 50 of the world's best skydivers gathered to honor Kittinger with a very unique tribute, high above the ground.
One of the organizers of Woodstock says he never imagined that weekend would still be such a major part of his life more than 40 years later. But he says its lessons and legacy are just as relevant today.
Mentors Make the Difference to Achieve Results
Mentors Make the Difference
The benefits of having a leader come alongside to achieve greater results
By Dwight Bain, NCC, Founder of the LifeWorks Group of Counselors & Coaches
Last week I was honored to spend some time with Dr. Elmer Towns, co-founder of Liberty University, and a man who mentored me during graduate school. It was a great experience to catch up with an old...
A Rock Legend's Legacy - Coasters' Carl Gardner
On June 12, 2011, a legend of rock 'n roll passed away and nobody noticed. Carl Gardner who died at the age of 83 was one of the most unique characters in the history of rock. Yet, his name is mostly anonymous to listeners today, and that’s just wrong!
As lead singer of the Coasters in the 1950s, his is the voice that propelled the iconic classics Yakety Yak, Charlie Brown and Poison Ivy...
Stop Putting the Cart Ahead of the Horse, Dads!
A Sons Need To Feel Valuable To His Father
My last article focused on the growing issue of mother/son conflict and the response I have gotten has confirmed the trends I am seeing between moms and their boys. However, it is important for me to note that the relationship between fathers and their sons is still primary to emotional health and the overall development of boys.
In this article, I...
Brownie Wise-The Original Tupperware Lady
Ever since his early death, the legend of Florida’s Cosmic Cowboy, country rock pioneer Gram Parsons, has overshadowed his considerable talent and musical legacy.
Parsons left his mark across the Sunshine State, from his boyhood home in Winter Haven to his college stopping-off point in Winter Park to his two stints at the prestigious Bolles school in Jacksonville and to his performances...
"The Relentless Pursuit of Grace: What I Learned From My Little Boy
This will not be a fun article for me to write. In fact, my heart hurts to even sit down and begin typing. It's because I screwed up. I mean.......I royally screwed up tonight. If I could go somewhere and hide under a rock, I would. Honestly, there was a moment tonight when I thought about packing a bag and just taking off to some hotel, rather than face my family. In the past fifteen...
5 Questions With: Joan Sherlock
Remember that old commercial that ended with the tag line, "I'm not only the president; I'm a member?" Joan Sherlock could claim the same thing when it comes to her new project: Empty Nexters.