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?

You Can’t Afford to Swim in an Ocean of Sameness

If you haven’t already, you need to subscribe to Success Magazine. I get nothing for this promotion but I think that hands down it’s the best value for money. Not only do you get great content but you also get an audio CD featuring spectacular interviews with people who you may not necessarily come across … Continue reading You Can’t Afford to Swim in an Ocean of Sameness

Facing Our Fears

The need to step into what we fear and in so doing disperse its hold on us is powerfully brought to life by this moment in the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. After searching everywhere within reason and memory for the Holy Grail, Jones stands on an enormous precipice, a deep chasm before … Continue reading Facing Our Fears

Stop Telling Yourself “It’s because you don’t have the money…”

A lack of money seems to be the reason most people give for not having, not doing and not becoming better, smarter or further ahead in life. “If I just had more money I would…” We all have a response that we could plug in there. But is it really about money? I had the … Continue reading Stop Telling Yourself “It’s because you don’t have the money…”

How to Rebuild Trust in our Nation, in our Businesses and in Ourselves

As published on page 12 of the Business Newsday April 19th 2012 Our survival is linked to trust. Trust is inherent in our biology. As a species we are most dependent for the longest time, entrusting ourselves to the care and protection of our parents. Our life experiences shape us as we grow and bit … Continue reading How to Rebuild Trust in our Nation, in our Businesses and in Ourselves

The World According to Garp et al

Not because it works for you makes it right! I'm struggling with this right now - my world - the world according to Giselle. Isn't that how it is for most of us? Our frame of reference, beliefs, conditionings over long stretches of time create what we call our truth and we lock into and … Continue reading The World According to Garp et al

The importance of keeping your word

There is a sort of internal crumbling that takes place when you don't keep your word. We've all experienced what happens when someone else doesn't keep theirs: The minutes aren't done They didn't bake the cookies as promised for the bazaar They promised to watch grandma while you went shopping but never showed up Promised … Continue reading The importance of keeping your word