Whiteboard Wisdom – Dreams, Nightmares & Backup Plans

In life we have the opportunity to have our dreams and our nightmares become the reality of our days. What movie will you choose for yourself? If you have been reading for a while your know Expert in the Rough has taken a number of roads but the road most traveled has been ideas for bringing your dreams to life. Today I share a lesson rooted in my nightmares. Working in audio visual and live events for... read more

Whiteboard Wisdom – Let – Live – Love

Trust Your Crazy Ideas! -Dan Zadra Dan you may never know the monster you have created with that quote (not secretly hoping you will).  The “IdeaManiac”** still lives inside of this heart, soul and mind. Since early summer I have been keeping a personal vigil on a Whiteboard placed on a shelf just above the horizon of my laptop so as not to miss it.  It all started with a revelation.  A... read more

Buy a Rubber Duck, Feed The Hungry, Win a Car!

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Rekindle Your Passion

The Personal Passion Project is off and running. 6 fantastic people have chosen a different path, an authentic path of passion. I am so grateful for this group of people. One of the greatest gifts I find from teaching is the “Quantum Feedback” you get from others lessons and insights. During the most recent class the group was sharing their experiences outside the class engaging their... read more

The Passion Bus – All Aboard

All ABOARD! No this is not the “Magic Bus” but I wouldn’t blame you for confusing the two. I am talking about the “Passion Bus,” a vehicle that will carry you to your PASSION.  You might be thinking Brian you have really outdone yourself a vehicle for your passion. Humor me for a bit and let me play with this BUS metaphor. What is the definition for a vehicle anyway? “A... read more

Stick Your Neck Out – My TEDx Cincy Proposal

“Stick Your Neck Out”……AKA “Get a Pair,” is one of my favorite success strategies.  I have always been a firm believer that the “World” is presented on a silver platter for those willing to take a risk and put their spirit on the line. As many of you know, one of my dreams is to be a keynote speaker.  I have been training with Toastmasters for the last 2... read more

Passion on Pause, Press Play

Is your Passion on Pause, Press Play? Play is a funny word if you think in terms of VCR’s and DVD players versus the act of playing.  It is even funnier when you pair it up with a concept like Passion. I think a lot of people suffer from a misdiagnosed passion problem. Most people as they get older lose touch with their passion and believe their passion has become a lost cause. I am suggesting... read more

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