I may be a few years behind the times but I just watched the movie based on the life of Florence Foster Jenkins who was once reviewed as the ‘worst singer in the world’. I can’t remember the last time I laughed out loud so much at a movie. If … Continue reading What’s your song?
I visited a friend. It wasn’t a normal visit and in fact it wasn’t even a normal friendship. We played on the same sports team, we had mutual friends, we had been in the same business. All was good. And then we went and did a business deal together and … Continue reading Do Today
I just recently got a kitchen/dining room table. This might not seem like a big deal but when you consider we have lived for almost a year without a table, it’s kind of a big deal. Wait that’s not quite the truth, we did have a table, it just wasn’t … Continue reading What’s Your Rush?
This eager beaver is Shari, HR Director at a hospital in Louisiana that I was working with and she has something to say – can you tell? She was present for a 2 day workshop I recently did where we discussed empowering leadership and dealing with difficult people and she … Continue reading Raise Your Hand!
Getting out of your own way The best advice I’ve ever received – and I’ve received a lot, has got to be this piece… Get out of your own way. Said to me by my first mentor, the person that encouraged me to be trained as a personal coach when … Continue reading Getting out of your own way
Her name was Megan and as soon as she said it my heart sank a little. She was present during the 90 minute keynote for leaders that I did recently in Vancouver, BC. At the reception afterward Megan shared with me how much my song Nice for a Living had … Continue reading Do You Turn Off Your Heart?
TRAVELING SOLO In a world where we are constantly surrounded by people, pets, noise, clutter, distractions, and excess, today I would like to talk about being alone. I have just come home from being on the road for ten days and although I was speaking to many – I … Continue reading Do you like your own company?
If you followed my recent luggage losing saga in Peru, you may remember I mentioned that we had to literally repurchase/replace every little thing for our hiking expedition. Even if you love shopping (which I don’t) this was not a fun experience. … Continue reading Tu Vide, Ilimitada!
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
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