It’s always a beautiful end to my year, the annual conference for my professional speaking association (CAPS). This year I was not on stage and I did not have a big volunteer role, mostly I was there to learn, share, grow and belong – the four words that encapsulate our … Continue reading Ay Caramba
I noticed her in the background standing alone. Other people took turns speaking with me after the program and she was patiently waiting her turn – not in line – in the background behind the line. When I was alone, she approached. “I really enjoyed your talk; I wondered if … Continue reading Impact and Influence
Inspiration de jour… Meet Josie, she’s 11 and if she is any indication of our future, it is in good hands! Jose had a Random Acts of Kindness birthday party. Inviting a handful of friends with instructions to bring nothing more than suggestions for what acts to do, this … Continue reading Have you been to a super cool party lately?
On the same day I ran across two very different people. One told me she knows it’s been a great day if she loses track of how many times she has said thank you (either in her head or out loud). If it was too many to count at the … Continue reading A Place called Gratitude
In 2017 from the big city of Dubai to a wee town in rural Arkansas, from physicians to maintenance workers, I continued to make my living getting on a plane and a stage to inspire and uplift people to bring their ‘A’ game to work & life. Everyday they turned … Continue reading 2017 Audience Feedback
Everyone has them, those pivotal moments in your life that change everything. Many times those moments are associated with people and in my life Benita Stafford-Smith was that person. A stranger that I trusted, led me into a world I could never, ever have imagined having. On this week’s Your … Continue reading Change Your Life
Meet some young people with drive, ambition and heart! Gordon Plant, Gina Fontaine and Taylor Janzen talked about Winnipeg’s Got Talent 2, while Mark Green and Andrew Gritzmaker talk with me about entrepreneurship, confidence and giving back. It’s positive momentum at it’s finest. I left inspired and I hope you … Continue reading More than Talent
This is going to sound odd and I’m just telling the essence of the story but … I told a woman I was working with that I thought she was beautiful. Immediately tears welled up in her eyes and she began to cry. “I’m not.” she replied. It was so … Continue reading What Motivates You?
This week on CJOB and featured on the Your Life, Unlimited blog, I spoke with Tammy Guffey about her idea: PRE-Thank You. Also on the show was Michael Bayer of Lean Consulting Group who talks about how he uses lean principles to help people become more efficient and effective in their … Continue reading aPREciation!
Make your passwords something that are positive. My smile of the day – my friend told me that I’m one of her passwords. That is, she uses my name as part of her login security. Hey, any friend can send you a card but I thought this was the sweetest … Continue reading More Than Enough