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 at 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!
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 want … Continue reading Embrace the Sloth
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!
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 rideshare and from the outside, it looked like an ordinary car but that’s where the … Continue reading Create an Experience
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? I don’t … Continue reading Real Life, Captured.
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
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
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