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  • For Azeem Every Day is Thanksgiving Day

    For Azeem Every Day is Thanksgiving Day

    In 2007 a cab driver named Azeem changed my life. He expressed what we too often take for granted. His words impact me today as they resounded then. I know where Azeem is today. It’s the same place he is every day because… For Azeem, every day is Thanksgiving Day. Let me know if his […]


  • 36th Anniversary Nuggets of Wisdom

    Today October 31, 2014 is my 36th business anniversary. It’s my 13,150th consecutive day being psychologically unemployable. To commemorate here are 36 nuggets of wisdom I’ve learned about playing and winning, The NEW Game of Business™. Feel free to comment and add your own nugget to the wisdom game. Feel free to share the love […]


  • Spiritual Economics Is The NEW Game

    Spiritual economics is at the heart of The NEW Game of Business™. It’s about the “Rise of Enlightened Free Enterprise!” Conscious capitalism is compassionate, collaborative, and cooperative. It’s about creating the highest and best for all. In “The Kabbalah of Money” Nilton Bonder defines it this way: “Maximum gain for all parties with minimum disturbance […]


  • Author101 Breeds Book Success

    The wisdom I learned from my friend Rick Frishman and the relationships I made at his author events contributed in a big way to The NEW Game of Selling being a #1 bestseller for three straight months in 2013. Thank you Rick. If you have a book, want to write a book, want to sell […]


  • Show Up, Be There

    Four words I learned early in life influenced me so much I carry them with me every day: “Show up. Be there.” I heard Woody Allen say, “Showing up is 80% of life.” I watched Ann and Ed Axelrod show up and be there for our family. Mom and Dad were always showing up and […]


  • New Year, New Dawn, Begin Anew

    I always think of Autumn as the start of a new year for its religious and spiritual connection, and also from Mother Nature’s perspective. School is back, the leaves change and we harvest our crops. It’s a time to begin again. It is at this time of year that we harvest our bounty according to […]


  • NEW Rules of Interdependence

    Today marks 60 days until I turn 60. I’ve dubbed this time of my life… “Mitch 6.0: A Mighty Big 2nd Wind!” I feel the wind at my back and True North ahead. I’m more creative, innovative, inventive, insightful, wise and clear than I have ever been. The best years are ahead. So how to […]


  • Do We Still Hold These Truths to Be Self Evident?

    Do We Still Hold These Truths to Be Self Evident?

    Originally published 7/4/08 The American Film Institute voted it the 29th greatest American movie quote of all-time. Spit-polished, ramrod straight, eyes ablaze, crimson neck bulging fury, Marine Colonel Nathan Jessep (Jack Nicholson) barks defiantly through his tightly clenched pearly whites: “You can’t handle the truth!” My dad taught me to value truth as sacred. My […]


  • 4 Years in Cali – 44 More Lessons Learned

    On June 17, 2010 I heeded the call to “go west young man.” After 45 days of getting rid of everything I owned, I flew from New Jersey to San Diego with four suitcases in hand. On June 17, 2011 I wrote a blog post of lessons learned called, “One Year in Cali: 365 Days […]


  • A Tribute to My Father, Ed Axelrod

    On this Father’s Day I’m reminded of so many things that make up the man I most admired. I was blessed to have more than 50 years with Ed Axelrod. His passing in 2006 left a big hole in my life. That day he left us I sat at his dining room table and spent […]