Is there enough TIME?

Do you ever have the feeling that there is never enough time to do and see and experience and explore and share everything you want to do and see and experience and explore and share? Tonight watching a panel discussion on mathematics from the World Science Festival, it really hit …

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Imagination + Memory = Reality

Hmmm… (play deep thinking contemplation music) Imagination + Memory = Reality. Think about it… Two people can be in the same time and place together yet remember the event completely differently – they use their imagination upon their memory to create a scenario that fits with their view of their …

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Twilight Zone

LOL! This morning I awoke and my phone said it was 4:18am – although the clock in the room said it was 7:35am… I checked my emails on my phone and the last email that had arrived did so at 4:17am… So, I thought I would consult with my iPad …

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What brings YOU immense joy?

I’m not talking about those once-in-a-lifetime moments…  I’m talking about everyday moments… What brings you immense joy? Think about it – right here and now, look around you – what brings you immense joy?  What makes you smile? Joseph Campbell said you should “follow your bliss” but in order to …

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Taking your writing from ordinary to extraordinary…

“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” ― Anton Chekhov Writers are a unique breed – good, bad or otherwise – writers have a compulsion to translate what their senses and imagination convey and turn that into a piece of written art. …

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How old is too old – and are YOU too old?

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Are you too old?  That’s actually a loaded question… On the weekend I watched a documentary on PBS about John Glenn. While many know of – and even remember – his inspiring flight in 1962 as the first American into orbit, what I didn’t know was that while he was a …

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Who Inspires You?

I don’t know about you, but when I’m feeling less than my bright-eyed, bushy-tailed self, rather than talk about it – which only usually makes me feel worse and puts a downer on the day of the poor soul with whom I decided to share my misery – I tend …

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Luxury is a Choice, not a Dollar Sign!

Look at an image like this and you think of a quality day spa where all you hear are sounds of birds chirping, waves rolling… and many also immediately then jump to “but I couldn’t afford that type of luxury”… Luxury is a Choice not a Dollar Sign… On Sunday, …

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We’ve been nominated for an Emmy!

There are certain moments in your life when you do more than a double-take and pinch yourself…  Hearing that a project with which I am involved has been nominated for an Emmy® was one of those moments. “Trafficked No More” is an initiative of The Las Vegas Mayor’s Faith Initiative Human Trafficking Workgroup, led …

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Hashtag 101 – Hashtag Basics for Non-Geeks

Who is this book for? I wrote this book is written for the countless people who feel like they are somehow out of the loop because they are not sure what hashtags are, nor what all the fuss is about!I had one client approach me the other day and say …

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Leave the wake in the past…

As many of you know, one of my most beloved teachers and the person, next to my great-grandmother, from whom I have gained perhaps my most important and profound perspectives is Dr Wayne Dyer.  One of Dr Dyer’s stories that he uses to illustrate the power (or lack thereof) of …

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Video: Overview of Evernote

I love Evernote and use it daily.  When a colleague asked me what it was all about, I thought I would record this quick video overview… You can learn more at www.evernote.com ONE WORKSPACE WRITE From short lists to lengthy research, no matter what form your writing takes, Evernote keeps …

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Social Media tips from Guy Kawasaki

  I just finished reading this latest book co-written by one of my go-to guys when it comes to the virtual world, Guy Kawasaki. It’s full of both useful info for experts in the online world, as well as explanations for people who are relatively new to the world of …

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Hashtag 101 for Writers and Authors

When did a hashtag become a hashtag? There really was a first moment when someone essentially said, ‘hey, let’s use a hashtag as a way of organizing things!’ That someone was Chris Messina and on August 23, 2007 he posted the following:   What is a # hashtag? A hashtag …

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There’s a reason your rear view mirror is small…

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  Think about it…  How much time do you spend looking backward at what has past?  Be #inspired2achieve and focus forward!  The view is much bigger and brighter when you look through the windscreen instead of the rear view mirror…

Achieving “Mastery” with George Leonard

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I have read and re-read this book several times since I picked it up, and each time I learn something different, or see something in another light. Here’s the info from Amazon: “Drawing on Zen philosophy and his expertise in the martial art of aikido, bestselling author Gorge Leonard shows …

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Inspiring ~ My Life Movie

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Inspiring and motivational… This is my daily reminder of what my ideal life looks and feels like… Some of the elements in the movie I have already achieved, some are simply metaphors, others are actual goals…  A loving Husband and Family…  Financial Freedom…  Fit and Healthy…  these are just some …

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Life is like an improv session

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It’s funny…  Countless people are scared at the thought of doing improv, but when you think about it LIFE is just like an improv session…  No one knows what the other will do or say…  The only real difference is that in improv you can’t say ‘no’… How would your life …

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Invest in Your Dream!

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Invest in your dream, do what it takes, believe in yourself… Even if you are knocked down, remember it’s not over until your Dream is your Reality! Another video to inspire us all to be the best we can be…