Tracey Code, Commercial Banker at RBC shared a cool after work idea that accomplished at least four things 1) helping people declutter. 2) Saving money 3) Helping those in need 4) socializing with colleagues! Adopting the guidelines from Oprah’s Clothing Swap, she organizes clothing swaps at her work which … Continue reading Pathway to an Amicability
It had been decades since I’d last seen him. I was an impressionable 17 year old – aren’t we all at that age – and it seemed to me that he had it all. Even though he didn’t come from a life of privilege, quite the opposite in fact, this … Continue reading A Time to Tell
Curiosity may have killed the cat but for the most part it can help you grow your world. Here are ten reasons to encourage curiosity in yourself and others… It makes life more interesting … Continue reading Encourage Curiosity
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?
“Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true.” Robert Brault Ain’t it so – it’s hard to know what is true, but it’s easy to know what is kind. … Continue reading Start Fresh Each Day
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!
Take my book for free. I want you to have it. I want you to share it. I want it do more good in the world. It’s called When Enlightening Strikes – Creating a Mindset for Uncommon Success and if I did my job correctly you will laugh and feel … Continue reading I’m giving it away…
I had an encounter with a rude customer service agent the other day. When I asked her for help, she literally leaned in towards me, pointed her finger at me and said in the most condescending voice, “I’ll deal with you later.” Gulp. I am a sensitive person and it … Continue reading Time to be Rude?
I heard a discussion on the radio about Sofia Loren and her ‘secrets’ for positive aging. Now many of us have a different type of beauty than she exudes and I confess to thinking that it was highly unlikely that any thing she said would apply to me. But, as … Continue reading Stifle the Ughs
Stop counting on willpower. Have you been envious of people who seem to have so much willpower it never seems to wane? Well if it makes you feel any better, nobody, no – no – nobody has infinite willpower to behave exactly as they wished from now until eternity. And, … Continue reading Stop Counting on Willpower