This year I am using Scrabble letters to create a word to focus on for a space of time. I place the word out on my counter so we can see it frequently, then I move it to my Scrabble board. I thought it would be cool to look at … Continue reading Embracing Imperfect Success
Happy New Year! I hope you had a memorable holiday season and are ready to start 2018 with a renewed gusto for betting living! I’m excited because just today, after stewing about it for some time, I planned my theme for the year and it’s different than it’s ever been. … Continue reading Scrabble My Life!
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
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
I have just returned from a 4 day/3 night trek on the Inca Trail to Machu Pecchu in Peru. Some may think this would be a dream vacation, adventurers may have had this on their bucket list for ages, beach holidayers would think we were crazy to take a … Continue reading Walk with Me
I love projects, big or small, long term or short – projects give me clarity, focus and help me to stay diligent and on task. No matter what project I start – even if it falls short of my goal, I always learn, grow and get insight I would have … Continue reading Do You Take the Higher Road?
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
Is there a question that you often are asked that you dread answering? For me the question is “What do you do?” It’s a simple and common question and I know that the correct answer isn’t, “I don’t know.” Yet after 10 plus years in the speaking business, after … Continue reading Vitality
I was having lunch after doing the morning keynote at a conference in Alabama this week, when a woman came over and crouched down beside my chair. “I just wanted to tell you how much your talk meant to me…” she began as tears fell from her eyes. One thing … Continue reading When Strangers Become Friends
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!