“In my mind and in my soul…”

Are you familiar with the story of Mary McLeod Bethune? I first learned about her from popular motivational speaker, Les Brown. But I only recently found out some other things about  her that I didn’t know in the book “The Ultimate Competitive Advantage – Why Your People Make All the Difference and the 6 PracticesContinue reading ““In my mind and in my soul…””

Talent and Promise Won’t Get You Results Without This…

What makes a great performance great? Have you ever been told that you hold so much promise? That you have a lot of potential? When you hear that, how do you feel? In my own life I was tired of hearing it because nothing seemed to change as the days and subsequent years sailed by.Continue reading “Talent and Promise Won’t Get You Results Without This…”

Are You Ready to Conquer the Behaviours that Sabotage your Success?

Just under a week ago, I came across a quote by Melody Beattie that got me thinking about what really happens in that space between what we say we want and what actually happens. But first, here’s that quote: Do not ask for love unless you’re ready to be healed enough to give and receiveContinue reading “Are You Ready to Conquer the Behaviours that Sabotage your Success?”

When You Feel As if There’s Nothing Left…There’s More

I’m beginning to understand what I have heard countless wise individuals share in articles and talks…that you should never wait on inspiration or motivation…that you should just begin. I wrote a couple days ago about the ten minute hack which you can read here but he was talking about at the start of the day, whenContinue reading “When You Feel As if There’s Nothing Left…There’s More”

Overnight Success REALLY Doesn’t Happen Overnight

With headlines like “From Zero to $1 Billion in Two Years” describing what happened to Instagram and “They did it! YouTube Bought by Google for $1.65 Billion in Less than Two Years” it’s no wonder that we’re seduced and romanced into thinking about what it would be like in our own lives to go fromContinue reading “Overnight Success REALLY Doesn’t Happen Overnight”

Wayne John inspiration…

I don’t mind we practice the cultures that come from a foreign land But we have our own thing right here That needs even more attention…oh yeah, oh yeah, oh yeah! That’s exactly how I felt after I saw Wayne John’s “His Story” and “Kill with Kindness” at Movie Towne, Tobago last Saturday morning. My friendContinue reading “Wayne John inspiration…”

The missing ingredient in the success sauce

As published in my column – Business Newsday Thursday, March 3 2011 In this fast paced world, boredom is prevalent. So much to do, so much to see – what’s next? We are never totally anywhere. We’re at the art gallery but in our heads we are already having dinner while another part of usContinue reading “The missing ingredient in the success sauce”