I’m wandering around in the crowded boarding lounge looking for a seat when I spy this young woman, smiling, laughing and chatting with her partner. I sat down close by and said, “Well this looks like a fun area to sit in.” “Oh it is! The world needs more joy and … Continue reading To Plug or Unplug, That is the Question?
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
Sometimes it’s hard to stop doing thing, even if you know it’s in your best interest to stop. You know you ‘should’ stop, but it’s hard. Taking things away, can feel like a punishment. Instead, you might want to try adding something good, instead of subtracting something bad. For example, … Continue reading Add It!
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
They call him the squeaky cheese guy. You know when you are around someone who is so passionate about life and connecting and their vocation and people – it actually fills your heart to overflowing. David Beaudin, The Canadian Cheese Ambassador, is such a man. This Quebecer who transplanted … Continue reading Before you go on holidays, Read This!
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!