Category Archives: Mentor

New Year’s Resolution 2013

Tweet New Year’s Resolution 2013 by Fred Shadian A favorite saying of mine goes like this: “The tragedy in life is not what we can’t do, but what we don’t know we can do.” What is one thing you have always wanted to do but you don’t because you fear you won’t succeed? How will…

How to make an Avocado Shake for Breakfast by Fred Shadian

Tweet How to make an Avocado Shake As Walt Whitman said: “Drink your solids and chew your liquids.” The Avocado Shake / Juice is one of the most nutritious foods you can drink/eat to enhance your health. The best time to have your avocado shake / Juice is for breakfast. The word breakfast is telling us to break-a-fast and when you…

Plays where the puck is going to be.

Tweet As the world watches the Olympics Games in Vancouver, Canada I want to share with you an idea and some thought provoking questions. If you’ve ever watched or played any kind of sports like Curling, Football, Tennis, Lacrosse, Soccer, Badminton, Baseball or Hockey then you know the key to the game, just as it is in life, is…

Book Review: “Sociable, How Social Media is Turning Sales and Marketing Upside-down” by Shane Gibson & Stephen Jagger

Tweet Just got my hands on a copy of “Sociable – How Social Media is Turning Sales and Marketing Upside-down” by Shane Gibson & Stephen Jagger. My first thought was Wow!!! Congratulations to Shane and Steve. I have known Shane Gibson for the last 19 years as a Firewalking seminar participant, martial arts student and a…

Win + Win = Double Win by Fred Shadian

Tweet Win + Win = Double Win It was over 20 years ago, when I opened my first martial arts school, that I truly began to understand  the role of owning and operating a small business. When you enter the world of business you come to realize that a lot of business is based on…

New Year’s Resolution of Greatness Within for 2010 by Fred Shadian

Tweet New Year’s Resolution 2010 Let me begin with a wonderful blessing that my Aunt Salima taught me years ago that helped me transform my thoughts and actions. “May you be blessed in all that you do, in being and becoming a person of greatness.” Whatever you do, do the best you can and keep…