Did you know that every time you laugh your body releases chemicals called endorphins?  Endorphins are naturally manufactured by the body to relieve pain.  Usually produced during periods of extreme stress, endorphins block pain signals that are triggered by the nervous system.  Endorphins are what marathon runners live for.  They are the body’s natural painkillers, […]

I hope you enjoy my Rizz-O-Isms. They are Common Sense Success Strategies that will not only take you to a better place in business but in life. If you get your words and attitude going in the right direction you will notice a shift in the way your day and your life is going. Visualizing […]

Webster’s Dictionary defines success as follows. 1. The favorable or prosperous termination of attempts or endeavors.  2. The attainment of wealth, position, honors, or the like.  I think it’s amazing that the words “happy” or “happiness “or “joy” are not included in the definition of the word “success.” Unfortunately, our conventional definition of success is […]

Many of my clients refer to me as “The Attitude Adjuster.”  Why?   I help people realize how they can acquire the attitude they need to succeed in all levels of life while enjoying the process.  Therein lays the key, my friend; “While enjoying the process.”  Unfortunately, in this day and age, enjoyment seems to […]

Hello everyone, I am excited to share with you the next episode of Steve Rizzo TV.  In this episode you will learn how to enjoy yourself during the process of achieving your goals.

Last week at JFK airport, the place was packed.  Snow was inches deep outside and everyone seemed to be feeling stressed out. I was standing at the gate, waiting to board, when the airline announced that my flight was cancelled. (Oh gee, what else is new?) It was obvious that the guy in front of […]

Years ago I was watching a Barbara Walters special on television.  She was interviewing Johnny Carson, a man who greatly influenced me as a comedian. It was during his last year as the host of “The Tonight Show.” I turned my TV on 15 minutes in advance, just to be sure I didn’t miss a […]

I’m nine years old and the youngest of three rowdy brothers.  I know my folks don’t have much money, but that doesn’t stop me from envying some of the other boys on our block – the ones with real store-bought superhero costumes. For what seems like a long time to me, maybe days, I watch […]

We are living in a world that is moving at an amazing pace.  It is easy to get lost and misplace our feelings and values.  Most of us are conditioned to devote most of our waking hours on our jobs and professional goals leaving little, if any, time for other important aspects of our lives. […]

A few weeks after Kelly’s mother died, we were at a business lunch with some of the other speaking agents who book me around the country. I’ve known Kelly for years and I like her because she is a warm, energetic and unusually sympathetic person.  She was picking at her Caesar salad that day and […]