The Best

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“If we can’t be the best at it, then why are we doing it at all?” This quote is from the book Good to Great by Jim Collins and, respectfully Jim, I couldn’t disagree more. Sure there are places for being ‘the best’ but in my opinion they are few … Continue reading The Best

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The Turtle Button

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I’ve been working on my Spanish for a few months now with the help of the Duolingo app. My favourite part about the app is the ‘Turtle Button’. When the app wants me to translate a sentence, it rattles the words off in Spanish at what I guess is a … Continue reading The Turtle Button

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2017 Audience Feedback

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

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Masterpiece

Masterpiece

You need not set out to create a masterpiece my friend; you are one. Your mere presence in the world has changed everything… while having very little to do with the whole global warming business – he he! –kobus de jonge Another birthday has just passed me by, always a good … Continue reading Masterpiece

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Letting Go

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                Imagine the last conversation you ever had with your soul mate was not a good one. It’s too late for what if’s and should have’s. Tragically widowed at 32, Maryanne Pope’s life was not at all what she’d planned it to be. … Continue reading Letting Go

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Best Day of my Life

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  As you may or may not know (or care) I have recently fallen in love with a little tan man named Luke. Well technically he’s not really a man, he’s a ukulele, he’s my Lukelele! As a non-musical person for the first 50 years of my life, this little … Continue reading Best Day of my Life

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Go Veggie!

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  Last June as part of my 50/50 list (50 challenges in my 50th year) I decided to go Vegetarian for 50 days. Well, the actual challenge was to go Vegan for 30, but it was a little more than I was ready for so I did what I thought … Continue reading Go Veggie!

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Raise Restraining Device

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If you’ve ever been downhill skiing, you’ve seen this sign before you got off the chair-lift: Raise Restraining Device. Most likely these words didn’t change your life, but they inspired Steph Jagger to change hers. In UNBOUND – Finding Myself on the Top of the World Jagger shares her story … Continue reading Raise Restraining Device

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The Secret Marathon

The Secret Marathon

Imagine having stones thrown at you while you are running. Imagine having to run in circles in private to save yourself from danger. Martin Parnell and I sat down for a chat on Your Life, Unlimited Radio on CJOB and talk about inspiration.  The author of Marathon Quest, the man ran 250 marathons with … Continue reading The Secret Marathon

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