New York Times Bestselling author, popular speaker, and speaker coach

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New York Times Bestselling author, popular speaker, and speaker coach

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The Character and Greatness of Winston Churchill

I have a bias. I hate it when famous men and women are remembered only for their achievements without any reference to the dark hours and private pain that made those achievements possible. I wrote this book because I wanted people with failures in their lives to know that those failures are never final and that suffering often becomes the soil from which greatness springs. I believe the Winston Churchill story captures these truths powerfully, offering all of us the inspiration to live meaningful lives on the other side of painful seasons.

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I’m working on a Keynote presentation on the theme of destiny—what it is, what it meant to the greats of history, what it can mean for us today—and I’m looking forward to giving this talk starting early next year. Trust it will change some lives.

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The Effective Meeting

“Why do most business meetings suck?” This is a question I’m often asked. What people who ask this really want to know is why are the business meetings they attend so boring, so ineffective, and largely such a stunning waste of time. I understand this frustration. Let me offer some [read more]

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Last year Stephen spoke at the EntreLeadership One Day in Houston, TX. His topic was the “Ten Signs of a Leadership Crash.” He spoke about how to identify the signs and how to avoid them. You can read about all 10 Signs in his book by the same title.