I noticed her in the background standing alone. Other people took turns speaking with me after the program and she was patiently waiting her turn – not in line – in the background behind the line. When I was alone, she approached. “I really enjoyed your talk; I wondered if … Continue reading Impact and Influence
On the first of the month I sent an email to Jeanne, letting her know I would be speaking in her town on the 23rd if she wanted to connect. On the 24th I had not received a response, the event came and went and I did not see Jeanne. … Continue reading Do you give people the Benefit of the Doubt?
I visited a friend. It wasn’t a normal visit and in fact it wasn’t even a normal friendship. We played on the same sports team, we had mutual friends, we had been in the same business. All was good. And then we went and did a business deal together and … Continue reading Do Today
Is it just me or is it really easy to have superficial relationships with people? You know, you like each other or you work together or you have been friends for a long time. Maybe at one point you had a deeper relationship, maybe not. Maybe you care to, … Continue reading What Company Do you Keep?
On the same day I ran across two very different people. One told me she knows it’s been a great day if she loses track of how many times she has said thank you (either in her head or out loud). If it was too many to count at the … Continue reading A Place called Gratitude
It’s a rarity, but poof we hunkered down in the studio and now there are two new Your Life, Unlimited radio show’s from CJOB, and you can listen and download the shows on iTunes now. Hey maybe subscribe while you are there! Listen in as I talked to Ian McCausland, a talented and inspiring … Continue reading Good Vibes
Tracey Code, Commercial Banker at RBC shared a cool after work idea that accomplished at least four things 1) helping people declutter. 2) Saving money 3) Helping those in need 4) socializing with colleagues! Adopting the guidelines from Oprah’s Clothing Swap, she organizes clothing swaps at her work which … Continue reading Pathway to an Amicability
It had been decades since I’d last seen him. I was an impressionable 17 year old – aren’t we all at that age – and it seemed to me that he had it all. Even though he didn’t come from a life of privilege, quite the opposite in fact, this … Continue reading A Time to Tell
Curiosity may have killed the cat but for the most part it can help you grow your world. Here are ten reasons to encourage curiosity in yourself and others… It makes life more interesting … Continue reading Encourage Curiosity
This is going to sound odd and I’m just telling the essence of the story but … I told a woman I was working with that I thought she was beautiful. Immediately tears welled up in her eyes and she began to cry. “I’m not.” she replied. It was so … Continue reading What Motivates You?