Firehouse Performing “Overnight Sensation” live

While looking around Youtube, I came across live concert footage of the band Firehouse performing the song “Overnight Sensation.” I took a liking to that song a while back (and thus found it a great name for this blog) and I’ve always found that both the music and the lyrics get me in a more positive state. So here’s the video for your viewing pleasure:

Remembering the twin towers

The lights where the towers once stood

On March 11th, 2002 (exactly 6 months after the attacks), these lights were added to the site where the twin towers stood. New York City’s sky line has been changed forever.

(click on image to see full sized version)

Remembering 9/11

The last time the 11th of September fell on a Tuesday, 19 thugs killed over three thousand innocent people in New York, DC and Pennsylvania. The victims weren’t all soldiers or politicians. They included regular people: business owners, members of the clergy and people that work in numerous jobs and industries. Some of these people were parents, husbands or wives eager to get home to see their families or traveling as part of their job to provide for their families. Sadly, the victims also included children, even babies. Not all victims were Americans either — people from over 70 countries lost their lives unnecessarily.

Driving Tips

Here’s a quick common sense tip for people who have their business’ name and/or phone number printed on their vehicles — don’t drive like a jerk!

My area is not known for friendly drivers, but it surprises me how many people who are driving company vehicles drive foolishly — cutting people off, tailgating, using obscene gestures, etc…. I see this at least once week.

Just keep in mind that when you print your business’s name on your vehicle and drive like a jerk, it does two things:

  1. It provides a negative impression of your business to those driving around you.

A freebie for you

I subscribe to several email newsletters and for months I’ve been contemplating actually doing one myself. Well, I’ve decided to finally do it and I’m excited to invite you to sign-up for my free e-newsletter.

I call the newsletter “Fast Results” as the focus is on helping you achieve your goals fast. The newsletter will contain information to help you succeed with your personal and business goals. I’ll also add at least one “recommended reading” book review each month.

Feel free to sign up by clicking here. Next issue will be sent out on February 1st.


Welcome to my blog.

In this blog, I’ll talk about how to use your communication skills to become successful in your business and personal life. I chose the title “Overnight Sensation” because it’s the title of my favorite psych up song. I’ll post more about that at a later date.

One of the things you can expect from this blog are ideas and suggestions to help you become a better communicator. I’ll cover internal, interpersonal, and group commincation – mastery of each area will help you become an overnight success.

I look forward to building a community where we share information and our success stories.