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!
Do something fun. Recently I asked my audience to make tent cards with their name (or whatever name they wanted to be called that day). I didn’t notice Francesca’s last name on her name card until lunchtime. It said “Franseca Bananahammer!” “Hmmm, what’s up with this?” I asked, picking up … Continue reading There I am, being human again.
Make your passwords something that are positive. My smile of the day – my friend told me that I’m one of her passwords. That is, she uses my name as part of her login security. Hey, any friend can send you a card but I thought this was the sweetest … Continue reading More Than Enough
Loved my time with power couple Sophia Asghar and Tim Gard. We talked health, humour and writing words on the roof of your mouth! lol Yep, that’s a visual you won’t soon forget and a tool you can use in your next boring meeting. 😉 Enjoy the show! *** Stephanie … Continue reading Mental Magic
Many years ago, I showed my neighbour our newest family photo, complete with three kids and two dogs. She commented how nice everyone looked, just like a good neighbour should. I pronounced that I liked how everyone looked except myself. Then she said words I have never forgotten. “Steph, I … Continue reading You ARE Beautiful! And so am I…
Spread the Joy According to the Academy of Sciences (Frederickson eval, 2013) happiness from having a purpose in life is linked with gene activity. What the study tells us is that doing good and feeling good have very different effects on the human genome, even though they generate similar … Continue reading Spread the Joy
Acknowledge those that are easy to forget. Have you ever thought to notice who’s invisible in your life? Perhaps it’s your bus driver, mailman, service provider? The clerk behind the counter, the guy that fixes your car? Recently we had a fellow come it to refit our bath tub. Numerous … Continue reading Easy to Forget
I stumbled upon this site called Brief but Spectacular and there I met this 94 year old powerhouse – and today I’d like to quote her thoughts on aging… “And there is always the possibility that romance comes your way. Just liking someone is a treat because part of being … Continue reading Comparison is the Thief of Joy
Consider what you may learn, if you are open to being wrong. My wonderful friend and amazing comedian, Big Daddy Tazz, posted this conversation he overheard the other day between a grandfather and his grandson. Grandfather: “Rory you’re putting jam on the wrong side of the toast.” Rory: “No I’m … Continue reading Consider being Wrong
The Family Huddle – what’s up with that? If you find you are getting seept away in the current of busy-ness with your family. If you are tired of reacting to situations that get your goat? If you would like to take a more proactive stance. Think about implementing the … Continue reading Huddle-Up!