The Power of the Pause

The Power of the Pause

A few days back I was with a friend at one of Chicago’s venerable Jewish delis. The place was a mad house as it was Sunday around 1pm. In typical, waitress-like, hustle and bustle mode, our server came to the table, asked if we were ready to order and barely made eye...
Pumping Gas

Pumping Gas

In 1989, I was 20 years old and contemplating opening a non-alcoholic nightclub. While I had been a successful DJ and built a fairly loyal following, I wasn’t sure I was ready to take such a leap of faith… and that big of a risk. One afternoon, I met my...
TEDx Presentation – One Choice Away

TEDx Presentation – One Choice Away

Honored to have been selected to speak at TEDxWakeForestU in February, 2014. Learn why you are always ‘One Choice Away’ from making the most important decision of your life and how to ensure you take the proper path. Watch the presentation...
Are You A Timex or A Rolex?

Are You A Timex or A Rolex?

Yesterday afternoon, I was training with my friend Kerry to help him prepare for his upcoming Jiu-Jitsu tournament. (If you’re unfamiliar with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, it’s a martial art where mostly sane, reasonable people try to break each others limbs or choke one...
Live From Awesomeness Fest

Live From Awesomeness Fest

 – Steve Olsher Shares How To Discover What You Were Born To Do Vishen Lakhiani has created an absolutely incredible event called Awesomeness Fest. Held twice per year – one in the East (e.g. Bali) and one in the West (e.g. the Dominican Republic), the...