These 12 Words are All You Need to Understand How to be Successful

In the last couple of months I have been paring down to the essentials. I have cleaned out my inbox, and my files. This has helped declutter my mind in remarkable ways and I can now say that those things that I have written in my catchall mental inventory are all meaningful and valuable to … Continue reading These 12 Words are All You Need to Understand How to be Successful

Bird Box and What it Tells me About Us Humans

Bird Box came up as a suggestion on Netflix. I watched the trailer and later watched the movie, probably two nights later. I enjoyed it. Go ahead...bite me! I thought it was just me who looked at it but then I realized I was joined by other folks, many of whom started to populate Facebook … Continue reading Bird Box and What it Tells me About Us Humans

Do You Trust Yourself?

In his book, The Art of Significance, Dan Clark says that we should trust predictability instead of hope and faith. Hope and faith propel us to try something, he says but too many people drop to their knees to pray versus standing on their feet and doing their part in facilitating an answer to their … Continue reading Do You Trust Yourself?

Road Deaths and Personal Responsibility

Just reading about another cyclist killed on the highway. I'm intrigued by the comments - Every time these clowns go onto the highway it's like a circus come to town. And they never learn At the end of the day it comes down to the risk associated with cycling. Just because it's legal to cycle … Continue reading Road Deaths and Personal Responsibility

Are You Still On That Sh*t?

I'm following 50 Cent's Strength Coach Jay Cardiello on Instagram. He has some really interesting quotes that he shares...some funny....some thought-provoking. Today he posted: When you focus on you, you grow. When you focus on shit, shit grows. Read that again. I know I am guilty of sometimes not just focusing but obsessing about shit...you … Continue reading Are You Still On That Sh*t?

You Can ALWAYS Make a Fresh Start!

Encouraged by her sister to come to the school she was attending, Kelly started looking at what might interest her. She chose Advertising and in particular, Graphic Design. She applied, got accepted and spent the next two years in Canada. In London, Ontario, Kelly also got her "feet wet" in fashion merchandising. She had a … Continue reading You Can ALWAYS Make a Fresh Start!

Questions might be the Answer

Speaking with Olasope Oyelaran, a linguist from Nigeria, Mark Nepo author of the No. 1 New York Times Bestseller The Book of Awakening learned that there were 7,000 living languages that we know of on Earth. Following that discussion Mark contemplated that if there are at least seven thousand ways to speak, there are at … Continue reading Questions might be the Answer

You Must First SEE Value in Yourself to Add Value to Yourself

In the book The Answer, authors John Assaraf and Murray Smith talk about the negative messages we receive growing up: By the time you are 17 years old, you’ve heard “No you can’t” an average of 150,000 times. You’ve heard “Yes, you can,” about 5,000 times. That’s thirty no’s for every yes. That makes for … Continue reading You Must First SEE Value in Yourself to Add Value to Yourself

Are Some Problems Too Complicated to be Resolved?

I had just asked Franka Philip (fondly known as FP)..."How has failure set you up for later success?" Failure is like a Gordian knot. You must always take a closer look at why you failed, how you could re-do or do better. Failing is traumatic however if you don't beat up, refuse to blame, it … Continue reading Are Some Problems Too Complicated to be Resolved?

Your Resistance to Progress will Ruin You

If you’ve been waiting on a sign to determine whether you are ready to do the thing you’ve always wanted to do – today’s the day! I’m here to tell you: It’s time! You’ve been spending quite some time in rehearsal. Today is the day to emerge from the curtains that block your stage to … Continue reading Your Resistance to Progress will Ruin You