Tag: weight

Now, That’s What I Call a REVOLT!

On June 19th, 2009, I turned 57 years old.  The day after that was my graduation from business school – I was awarded my MBA in Finance and Leadership from NYU’s Stern School of Business. On that day, I was…

Be Prepared to Halt Your REVOLT

The first few months of last year were sheer hell as I struggled with dieting (online through Weight Watchers – excellent!), launching a company (The DARE-Force Corporation – challenging!) and trying to exercise at least five days a week (I…

Give Your REVOLT a Jolt!

Create a slogan for your REVOLT. What really helps me achieve my SMART goals – in business, in life and in causes I care about – is a call to action, a slogan, a tagline that I share with people…

In 2010, Resolve to REVOLT

In the face of strong REVOLT, resolutions are mere wimps. In order to stage a successful REVOLT against my weight, I needed to be a strong Ruler – of my time, my resources, my diet, my exercise. If you’ve ever…

To REVOLT, You Need a Lightning Bolt

For a big, brash and believable REVOLT, you need a lightning bolt. To jolt myself to lose 60 pounds last year and keep it off, I decided to literally scare the fat out of my body (that Catholic-school fear thing…

To Get DARE, Get S-M-A-R-T!

As management geeks know, the acronym of SMART means S = Specific, M = Measurable, A = Attainable, R = Realistic, and T = Timely. If I didn’t set a specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely goal–with benchmarks, a deadline…

REVOLTING is Exciting!

Early in my career, the crusty cigar-sucking CEO of the ad agency where I worked used to preach to all of us creative types that “Nothing happens until people get excited.” Believe him! At the beginning of 2009, as I…