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A Roadmap to Happiness

Saturday, January 14th, 2017
In last week’s article, I wrote about how most people sacrifice their own happiness because they fear being talked about and criticized by others. They avoid doing things that they want to do because they’re too concerned about their image. I ended the article by stating, “If you really want to experience happiness… Read More

No Free Money In The Williams Home

Saturday, October 1st, 2016
i-work-for-moneyIt happened during the summer of 1991, while I was having dinner with my family. At that time, Georgette and I had four children — Harry (10), Anna (8), Maria (7), and Laura (4). Our fifth child, Mary Rose, was due to be born in October of that year. One of the older girls started talking about how some of her cousins received a weekly… Read More

The Departure of a Hero

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016
HeroOn a Thursday evening during the summer of 1971, my dad and I went to Limestone Community High School in Bartonville, Illinois, to register me for the upcoming school year. I had graduated from St. Mark’s Catholic School in May, which was the end of what I considered an eight-year prison term. I got off to a bad start at St. Mark’s. My first-grade teacher… Read More

A Letter to a Coach and Mentor

Saturday, January 31st, 2015
No Pain No GainLast November, I received a letter from the wife (“Carla”) of one of my longtime business coaches and mentors. In the letter, Carla said her husband (“Dan”) was going to be celebrating his 60th birthday in December. She said that, as a gift, she wanted to give him letters from his friends and colleagues. She asked if I would be willing to write a letter to her husband that… Read More

My Life as a Prisoner

Saturday, April 27th, 2013
PrisonOn the Saturday before Easter in 1969, I picked up the telephone and dialed the number for my Uncle Tony Couri’s house.  At that time, I was 11 years old.  I wanted to ask my cousin Gene Couri, who was the same age as I was, if his family was planning to go to our grandparents’ house for Easter.  Gene and I shared the same grandparents, Tom and Effie Williams, and they had invited their children and… Read More