The Two Most Important Days of Your Life

  I’m excited to share my new book – The Two Most Important Days of Your Life. The book – The Two Most Important Days of Your Life is a fable based on a true story. Years ago, my friend Wes Blatter received an unexpected phone call that quickly put life into perspective. On the other end of the line was a devastated and emotional mother. She greeted Wes, and said, “I don’t know if you remember me or my family but ten years ago you were my son Danny’s Scout Master.” She paused momentarily and then said, “The reason I am calling is because Danny committed suicide yesterday. He left a note describing how you had been a positive influence in his life and asked for you to speak at his funeral.” Not only was Wes shocked at the reality of the situation, but also after so many years
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Live Each Day as Your First Last Day

I still have two more posts on my series of Presentation Tips From Shark Tank but I just returned from an amazing trip to The Philippines and wanted to share a great insight I learned there. I spoke to several thousand entrepreneurs and one of the other speakers at the conference was a man named Joey Reyes. He has been a sought after speaker and trainer in The Philippines for 15+ years. One of the pieces of advice that Joey shared that I thought was powerful was the advice to Live Each Day as Your First Last Day. Let me explain: Your First Day: Think about your first day of school. Or your first day at a new job. Do you remember the enthusiasm and excitement that you felt? You were energized, ambitious and ready to give it your best. Your Last Day: If you knew you only had one
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