Category Archives: Thought Provoking Quotes

Happy Thanksgiving Canada

Tweet Happy Thanksgiving Canada             Imagine what it would be like to experience the feeling of gratefulness every day in your life. Imagine “Your friends and family are the field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving.” – Gibran Kahlil Gibran  Imagine waking up first thing in the morning and asking these…

New Year’s Resolution

Tweet New Year’s Resolution 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 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…

Invictus by William Ernest Henley

Tweet Went to the movie “Invictus” tonight starring Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon and Directed by Clint Eastwood. Not much of a rugby fan but went for the wisdom of Nelson Mandela, the first ever black South African President. He inspired a losing national rugby team to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup, which in turn…

“The Nido Effect” by Fred shadian

Tweet “The Nido Effect” Last weekend I had the privilege of attending an exclusive symposium with the godfather of public speaking, Dr. Nido Qubein.  It was held at High Point University in North Carolina where, for the past five years, he has held the position of president. There is no experience quite like the live experience.  I was in total awe as I walked…

The Godfather of public speaking Nido Qubein by Fred Shadian

Tweet I will be spending the next two days at an exclusive symposium with the godfather of public speaking Nido Qubein.  It is being held at High Point University, of which he happens to be the current president. This is one of many high profile positions he is involved with.  For more, check www. Nidoqubein.com While there, I’ll…