Charlie Adams

Charlie Adams: My Grandfather’s Interview with Mississippi Roads

This past week I wrote about my grandfather Everett Adams, Sr., who lived to be 101. An Attala County native, he was a teacher,...

Team Building Insights from one of the Best Ever

Diversity and Team Building are two important topics in corporate America and educational institutions. The Miracle on Ice team nailed those two areas. They were...
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Adams: How to Achieve Excellence

While people like Herb Brooks gain international recognition in their quest to achieve excellence, most of us are not famous but we still try...

Adams: Ken Dryden is Great Example on Always Looking to Grow

The day before he was the analyst for ABC TV in the Miracle on Ice game, Ken Dryden went from Lake Placid, New York...

Adams: Katie would have Turned 40 this Week

Katie McCloskey would have turned the big 4 0 yesterday. Katie had  been on her new job as a computer technician on the 97th floor...

The remarkable attitude of Terry Klarich – A blind single parent

Terry Klarich spoke after me at a recent conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma where the Dept. of Rehabilitation Services brought me in to speak on...

Adams: The Man Who Could Have Stepped out of a F. Scott Fitzgerald Novel

Today is Veterans Day, and I have a very special story for you. I learned about it during a research trip to Lake Placid,...

Flo Doesn't Go With the Flow

Flo Meiler is 80 years old. She's a grandmother to five, great-grandmother to two. She's also a pole-vaulting, hurdle-jumping track and field star. In 2011,...

Adams: How Young Lauren Hill Inspires Us All

I was driving to speak near Cincinnati this week when I saw a sign for the exit for Lawrenceburg, Indiana. I immediately thought of...

How words can change a life

There is a nightly television program where I live that focuses on positive events in the community. Because I speak on positive attitude, I...