Red's Blog

The Progressive Path

Hi everyone, I know a lot has changed over the past few weeks. Most of us had hoped that the country would be getting back to normal, but it seems

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An Update From Red

Hey guys it’s Red, working from home, staying at home, self isolating in NYC because a close friend of mine has tested positive for COVID. I”m feeling totally fine, and

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Reflection

I was recently attending synagogue and I was reflecting on how I can be a better person..what can I do to take a step in the right direction. I then

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EQ and Self-Awareness

Being the person who has had their fair share of ups and downs in life, I wanted to share the knowledge I’ve  learned from my experiences, and blogging is a

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Creating Connections

In my business as a speaker, it’s super important that I understand how people process their life and work situations. By knowing more about what makes them tick, why they

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My Macy’s Moment

Have you ever been out in public and watched people so engrossed with their cellphones that they’re oblivious to the world around them? You might have thought, “Wow! That’s an

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Invaluable Feedback

A few weeks ago I gave a speech at SHRM, which stands for the Society for Human Resource Management. After the event I sent all the attendees a nice thank-you

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Crying Connection

One of the exercises I go through in my speeches involves asking audience members what they do. Typically people share their work position titles, along with some of their responsibilities.

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Connect the Dots

“It’s not what you know, but who you know that matters.” This is very popular saying in the business community. While it’s not absolutely true that the connections you make

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The Gift of Acceptance

My son and I recently took a trip to Copenhagen, Denmark. While on our visit we went to an outside fair. We strolled around for a bit, eventually finding ourselves

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Lost Moments

Airplanes have almost become a second home for me lately. I’ve been doing an increasing number of speaking workshops and events at locations across the U.S. – and to top

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Conscious Comments

I’ve been flying a lot lately for speaking gigs, so the inside of a plane sometimes feels like a second home. I appreciate the homey feeling but, as I learned

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2 Ears, 1 Mouth…Do the Math

My oldest daughter, Michaela, and I are very close and have some wonderful conversations. We talk about real life stuff; you know? Stuff that matters, not just topical stuff like

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Chris Rock—Not?

Earlier this year, I was fortunate enough to see comedian Chris Rock at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. While there, I encountered something I’ve never seen at any other

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Dare to Dream

If you know me at all, then you already know that I like talking to others to learn their stories and find out what their passions are in life. Well,

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The Intern Win

A little while ago, I decided to start hiring interns to help me grow my speaking business. From now on if there’s something I don’t want to do or don’t

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Change It Up

I’m a speaker, so by default I want people to hear and see me speak. While I’ve already published a book about my story and I write a blog once

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It’s An Energy Thing

Not too long ago, I was having an issue with an associate I was working with. Let’s call him Steve. To me, it was a big issue because I didn’t

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The Value of Value

Not too long ago, I was offered a speaking gig with Gateway SHRM, the Jersey City-based affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. With about 20 expected attendees, this

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Unconditional Giving

Have you ever had someone ask you to do something that you really didn’t want to do? Maybe it involved attending an event that didn’t appeal to you in the

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