Saturday, October 31, 2020

Charlie Adams

Adams: The Incredible Story of Jack Jablonski and His Belief that Miracles Do Happen!

His life drastically changed in a split second. Jack Jablonski was a high school student playing a hockey game 3 1/2 years ago when he...

Adams: Navy Graduation for Jack Adams

This past Friday, I had one of the proudest and patriotic days of my life as my son Jack Adams, who was born in...

Adams: How a Dime Novel led a Man to Harvard, Yale, a Rhodes Scholarship and Olympic History

In the mystical village of Lake Placid, near the skating arena where the likes of Scott Hamilton, Dorothy Hamill and Sonja Henie have skated,...

Adams: The Remarkable Impact of God Bless America and Kate Smith

In the aftermath of 9/11 Congressmen from both the Democratic and Republican sides gathered on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to sing God...

Adams: Inner Fire of Miracle on Ice Doctor and His Horrifying Mugging

What I have found fascinating about the whole Miracle on Ice of 1980 story is how the story is still going and growing. Having...

Adams: From Knowing Little to Becoming the Best in the World

As I share the back story of Lake Placid and the Miracle on Ice, there are so many powerful examples for all of us...

Adams: Reflections from the Memorial Service for the Super Hero Lauren Hill

There was a memorial for Lauren Hill last night. Thousands came out to the basketball arena in Cincinnati where she scored that basket back...

Adams: Remembering Lauren Hill

As you may have seen on social media this morning, the heroic Lauren Hill died during the night. She was just 19. I had written...

Adams: Working with the TV Anchor who Lost Her Mind on Set

I once watched a woman implode her career right in front of me. It was 1986. I was the sports anchor at KBAK TV...

Adams: My Son Enters the U.S. Navy

I was an emotional roller coaster yesterday. My 22 year old son Jack Adams, who was born in Oxford in 1992 and lived here...

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What We Can Learn from the Miracle 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team

I have developed a new motivational presentation based on the miracle of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team that stunned the Soviets in Lake...

Hoda Kotb Says Only Takes One Person to Change Your Life — Stan Sandroni

Motivational speaker Charlie Adams is a HottyToddy.com contributor, native of Oxford and an Ole Miss alum. He can be reached at charlie@stokethefirewithin.com Long before Hoda Kotb won a Daytime...

Where's My Father?: The Story of Jim Craig

When Jim Craig was a little boy he loved his Mom so much he would leave her a note in the kitchen before going...

Commitment – 2 Powerful Examples of What it Means

When speaking on attitude or peak performances, sometimes organizations will ask me to put an emphasis on commitment. I will share two stories with...