One of the most powerful skills a speaking or training professional can develop is the ability to select and share stories that empower and motivate their audiences -- and our industry has a rich hist...
Well, the time has come and gone. Came and went. The window of opportunity closed…In retrospect, we were presented with the perfect occasion, but we did not seize the moment. Conditions were ripe that...
When it's time to try something new do you run right out and jump into it, confident that you are going to succeed with no doubts? Isn't that a wonderful picture? But unfortunately much of the pop...
This month, I want to share with you some wisdom from a classic crooner - Frank Sinatra. Singing to our hearts and unearthing precious memories, these lyrics always stick with me:I've got the world on...
A question frequently asked as someone is in the process of actively overcoming an eating challenge is "Why." What a great starting question. It certainly makes some sense to uncover the reasons behi...
The Blarney Stone is a historical stone, or actually part of the Blarney Castle in Ireland where it was believed that kissing the stone can grant you the gift of the gab. Yeah, it seems strange in...
How do you focus on your dream when life experiences show that you're far from it? Here are five simple ways to develop the focus that will get you moving...1. SUSPEND YOUR DISBELIEF. Put it on a sh...
We've all been told that one should never stop learning, but so many times this concept is placed in the framework of fear. "Keep acquiring skills so you'll remain marketable" is a frequent refrai...
There are various types of transitions:Self initiated - These are usually easier to cope with especially if you can gradually phase them in to your life, eg. moving house, changing job, getting marrie...
The English dictionary defines the word 'power' as the capacity to do something and the ability to take action. When you are empowered you assume your power to take action and be in control. A very im...