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!
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.
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
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
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
Enter Michelle Cederburg, the woman who puts the charge in recharge! Not only is this chick fun and fit – she’s the author of (among other titles) If Your Life Sucks it’s Your Fault! She’s frank! We had a great (and yes, frank) chat on Your Life, Unlimited radio, you can … Continue reading If Your Life Sucks it’s Your Fault
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
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!