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Writing Contests 2014 – FREE to enter!

Writers are often looking for contests to enter and I’ve recently found an excellent collection of such competitions. Writersviews.com has compiled not only a great list – those listed are also FREE to enter! http://writersviews.com/writing-contests.php …and I concur with Emily Bailey, Writers’ Views Community Co-Founder in wishing you all the very best for your submission! Let …

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Who are you?

Beyond the titles others have given you, who are you? It’s easy to use the normal labels of wife, father, best friend, accountant… but they describe what you do or who you are in relation to others. Who are you in relation to YOU? What do you enjoy? What do you think about? What do …

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Trafficked No More documentary screening Jan 22nd, 2014!

I’m honored to be the ‘Geek Support’ for this project, developing the website etc.   If you are someone you know needs help, please reach out…  The documentary will air throughout NV on Jan 22nd and will also be screened online.  Just go to the website for more info:  http://traffickednomore.org Polaris Project (Human Trafficking Hotline): …

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NOLA Event – Jan 23rd

If you’re in New Orleans on Thursday of this week, I’m speaking at this event and would LOVE to see you there! It’s a wonderful group of mostly entrepreneurs. Social. Eat. Speak. (Guest Speaker: Leigh St John, Success Testimony) Thursday, January 23, 2014 – 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM The Little Gem Saloon 445 South Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA (map) …

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What are you meant to teach?

Thanks to http://imgfave.com/view/812487 for this image… Think about it…  If you were put here to teach, what would you teach? Here are three ideas to help you start to answer that question: 1.  What do you love?  Dancing, painting, talking, inspiring, running..?  For now, don’t think about whether you feel you could teach it, just think about what you …

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Trafficked No More Documentary

I am honored to have been asked to produce the website and online promotional materials for the Nevada Sex Trafficking Awareness Campaign and the documentary, “Trafficked No More”.  (http://traffickednomore.org) https://vimeo.com/user8244884/review/77935992/99345f0e8e AB 67, signed into law by the Nevada Legislature on June 6, 2013, is a key component in the fight against sex trafficking in Nevada. …

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What Do I Want To Be?

…a guided journal to discover your passion…   Imagine how empowering it would have been when you were in high school or college to have had the benefit of a resource that helped you work out what you wanted to do with your life! What Do I Want To Be? Is a careers guide structured in journal …

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A year from now…

A year from now you’ll wish you had started TODAY! I don’t know about you, but a year ago I wish I had started doing a LOT of things differently… Let’s start TODAY to ramp up the volume on what we expect of ourselves FOR ourselves…

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Millionaire Fastlane

Every now and again I read something that SO resonates… and this book is one of them. Not only that, but MJ DeMarco presents a blue-print for a successful business that EVERYONE should apply.  It is the single most basic yet brilliant piece of business advice I’ve every heard (and I used to teach at …

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Memorial Day Thanks…

September 2001, I was scheduled to leave my then home in Australia for a speaking & book signing tour across America later that month. I can still remember watching the news and not believing what I saw… “Maybe if I check the Internet, I’ll find it’s all some horrible hoax”, I thought to myself… What …

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Time Travel

  Have you ever given any real thought to ‘time’ and our travel through it? Lately I was thinking about my great-grandmother, my ‘Nan’ the woman who largely raised me and taught me all the important values and morals I trust to this day. Nan was born just after the end of the 1800s and …

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Time For Innovation…

“Innovation comes from people meeting up in the hallways or calling each other at 10:30 at night with a new idea, or because they realized something that shoots holes in how we’ve been thinking about a problem.”  Steve Jobs At present I’m redesigning my entire online ‘life’ to make it more streamlined, while also implementing …

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Hello from the Mark Anastasi Conference in LA

I’m sitting in the restaurant of the hotel here in LA having spent (or that should be ‘invested’) today in Mark’s informative conference. As you know, I love my online work and am thrilled with the calibre of information and attendees… I read Mark’s book, “Laptop Millionaire” a few months ago and bit by bit …

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Pride & Prejudice 200th Anniversary

Being very much an Elizabeth Bennett at heart (and still looking for my Mr Darcy! ~ or more specifically, hoping he will find me…) I’m enjoying the readathon to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of its publication… http://www.janeausten.co.uk/janeaustenreadathon/ “The Jane Austen Centre in Bath is to host an event that will be broadcast around the world …

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Failure and Victory

“Take failures and victory coolly. To do the latter is a very difficult mental exercise. In a running race, the losers, when running neck to neck, prompt the winners to run faster. They inspire the grit, to put in that extra pace which brings victory to the winners. Hence, winners must actually be thankful to …

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If we don’t change, we don’t grow…

“If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” —-Gail Sheehy [From Wikipedia]  “Gail Sheehy (born November 15, 1937, Mamaroneck, New York) is an American writer and lecturer, most notable for her books on life and the life cycle. She is also a contributor to Vanity Fair magazine. Her …

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