Big Surprise: The Unexpected Benefits of Writing a Book

Isn't it wonderful how life continues to teach us lessons even when we aren't looking for them? In fact, I think some of the best lessons are the unexpected ones. Sometimes the insight we gain is hard-won and results from our struggles, sometimes it springs from our success. Either way, the lessons we learn are valuable and should be treasured and shared. One of the main reasons I first sat down to write my book, The 10 KIDmandments, was the desire to share the lessons my life, work, and family have taught me with others. I didn't start writing from a place of great
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The “Good to Great” Parent

Hi, my name is Jeff Oddo. I’m a father, entrepreneur, author, and speaker… and I’m on a journey. My journey is one of self growth, or as Dr. Abraham Maslow puts it, self-actualization: “A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be. This is the need we may call self-actualization…It refers to man’s desire for fulfillment…to become everything that one is capable of becoming…”  — Dr. Abraham Maslow While my path is not always smooth, I’m enjoying the process. This
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