So I’ve been a Lolli** for 18 months now and this is the first time I’ve shared (with permission from Mom) a picture of my incredible little Noah. I’d like a point for restraint, please! When I saw this adorable picture, I thought about how many times in my life I’ve … Continue reading Drop the Rock
I don’t know what you do for a living, sometimes I don’t even know what I do! 😉 Most people would understand if I said I was a ‘motivational speaker’ but that comes with all sorts of connotations. Still, I use the title anyway even though my association assure me that … Continue reading Why do it?
I thought I was a pretty positive person, one that didn’t complain too much, but then reality struck! I’m just one week in to my 30 Day Complaint-Free Challenge and I’d tell you how hard it is, but I don’t want to complain! So far I have a lot more … Continue reading The Complaint-Free Challenge
I love words! Numbers give me a headache, but words, ahhhh. Beautiful words, awesome alliterations, powerful prose, singular or strung together, with beautiful meanings that grow relationships, oh how they can make my heart smile! With over 150,000 words in the English language, we can cover a plethora of … Continue reading A New Word
It’s none of my business really, but sometimes I just can’t shut up. I met her at a dental convention, she was a ‘scout’ – yes they have scouts for speakers – who knew?! Anyway she liked what she heard and saw and wants to hire me for her convention. … Continue reading Dropping Inspiration
I was in between flights in the airport when I got a call from Donna, the meeting professional of an event I was keynoting at in just a few weeks. I was happy to hear her voice, we had built a nice rapport, and was ready to jot down … Continue reading The Personal Connection
What were you doing Sunday nights? if you were listening to her, I won’t tell. 😉 It just so happened it was her 91st birthday when I saw her documentary this month at the Victoria Film Festival. It left my friend and I so inspired, so impressed and so … Continue reading Amp it up!
When was the last time you did something for the first time? I first heard that phrase from my speaker buddy, Linda Edgecombe. It really makes you think doesn’t it? Well for me it jazzes me up to try new things (grab your copy of The Try Angle – A … Continue reading Been Embarrassed Lately?
To talk to strangers or not to talk to strangers, that is the question? For the most part, unless my gut is telling me to slowly back away, my answer is a resounding yes! The results of these interactions can impact you for a moment, for a lifetime or somewhere … Continue reading To talk to strangers or not to talk to strangers, that is the question.