The camera guy had the film rolling. The newscaster place the microphone underneath my nose and waited for my reply. The adrenaline rush was intoxicating. It was my moment on the big screen. Well, the local TV station anyway. “I will quit fighting with my brother!” There. I said it. “And back to you in… Continue reading Resolve to make this resolution
48 Days to the Work You Love NEW! Understand and organize your skills and abilities, personality traits, values, dreams, and passions. This course explores a step-by-step process for creating a Life Plan and translating it into meaningful, satisfying daily work. During this course, students will develop a personal mission statement and a life plan with… Continue reading Upcoming 48 Days Workshop
A friend of mine asked me awhile back – “When is it time to pitch stuff?” I’ve thought a lot about this question. It’s a highly personal and emotional question so I don’t take this lightly – especially since my friend is in his 8th decade. And it’s not a question I’m going to presume… Continue reading When is it time to pitch?
On this day devoted to gratitude, I hope you find your heart is overflowing with thanksgiving. I am grateful for my family, friends and for you, dear reader. We will spend the day enjoying family, eating too much food and later a hike. Somewhere in there will be the obligatory nap in front of a… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
From a very early age we are taught to judge feelings. Anger is bad. Happy is good! Emotions are neither good nor bad. They just are. How we USE them though is where the power lies. We are emotional beings. It is part of our existence as a human. Fear, anger, love, joy, shame –… Continue reading Taskmaster or teacher?
If people could see the thought bubbles floating above your head while you are supposedly listening to them, I suspect that, like me, you’d be embarrassed. Maybe even horrified. Don’t ask me why, but there is one childhood memory that sticks in my mind. Maybe it’s where my neat nick habit began. Three of my… Continue reading The clutter in our heads
When one crinkles their nose at the cost of an organizer, I know they are likely not ready to get serious about their clutter. What I find curious though is how they overlook the price the clutter is already costing them on a daily basis. Storage unit rent, time, valuable items that are buried under… Continue reading The cost of disorganization