Dropping Inspiration

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

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The Personal Connection

  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

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Amp it up!

  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!

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Embrace the Sloth

  We had a fun family conversation about ‘Spirit Animals’; which animal you feel like you are most like and why. It was a fun, interesting and enlightening conversation. It was interesting to see which animal people connected themselves with and which animal other people selected for you. You may … Continue reading Embrace the Sloth

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Take it and Take it!

  I will never forget the first time I went to a new friend’s house. I was looking at the photos she had displayed of her and her honey and I said to her, “You have a nice looking husband.” And she said, “Oh you don’t have to say that.” 😱 … Continue reading Take it and Take it!

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Create an Experience

While I was walking to an appointment in downtown Toronto, I saw some girls get out of a car and something immediately caught my eye. The sign on the dashboard let me know it was a ride share and from the outside it looked like an ordinary car but that’s … Continue reading Create an Experience

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Real Life, Captured.

This is Max, he is a 9 year old Golden Retriever from Salt Spring Island, BC. He was adopted, via Kijiji, just a few weeks ago by this nice couple because his original owner had medical problems and couldn’t look after Max anymore. He looks pretty at home, doesn’t he? … Continue reading Real Life, Captured.

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The Art of Conversation

I have decided to own something that I’m good at. I’m good at making conversation. Probably because I actually like people and I really enjoy a good conversation – in fact I crave it. The Hub would joke with me that I could go into a public restroom and come … Continue reading The Art of Conversation

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It’s a Love Story

Whatever you think of V-Day, in the spirit of the month of Love, I bring to you this three minute masterpiece of nature. I’ve never seen anything like it before. Take a peek-I’ll wait… What did you think? This video made me ponder about the time, care and effort I … Continue reading It’s a Love Story

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Ay Caramba

It’s always a beautiful end to my year, the annual conference for my professional speaking association (CAPS). This year I was not on stage and I did not have a big volunteer role, mostly I was there to learn, share, grow and belong – the four words that encapsulate our … Continue reading Ay Caramba

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