My Values

After deep contemplation and narrowing down the scope of my values, I came up with the following five ranked values: Optimism Appreciation Creativity Accountability Wisdom My values continually changed over the years, however, my top three values have been around since as long as I could remember and give me peace of mind and happiness.... Continue Reading →

Human-kind

"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money." - John Rushkin We are humankind and not humanmean. Being kind is free and good for both the receiver and giver. Kindness stirs a warmth within the depths of your soul and is released to universe. Kindness given without... Continue Reading →

Positive Results

We have the ability to make a positive lasting change in the world. Standing by and doing nothing, we give up our power of choice to make a difference in our lives and the world. Let us change the world together, create a culture of appreciation, and make a positive difference in our life, those around us, and... Continue Reading →

Mind = Prime Real Estate

There is nothing as powerful as a made up mind.  Your actions are dependent on your thoughts and beliefs.  Often times, we accumulate social, cultural, and economic influences that takes up residence in our mind.  Although some influences may be helpful, every now and then we must reevaluate what we are willing to keep, let... Continue Reading →

So What, Now What?

My mom was a great influence in my life and a great example of an awesome leader and coach. Since I was in elementary school, she would not accept any of my excuses and would continually say, “So what, now what?”  At first, I thought she did not care and I ignored her. Then I realized... Continue Reading →

Be Present.

The past is the past and the future is not guaranteed.  Why must we dwell on the negative things that has happened or be anxious about the negative thing that may happen?  Time is a constant.  Time favors no one.  Time stops for no one. Time is a precious resource and should be spent on... Continue Reading →

Normal is Average…

"You have to be ODD to be number one." - Dr. Seuss Being normal is overrated. Normal is average and average is mediocre. Now...who said as a child that they wanted to grow up and be mediocre? Be you. Be your wonderful and fabulous self. Express your thoughts, pursue your dreams and enjoy. Reflection: Where did we learn to... Continue Reading →

Sink or Swim

During my first few years in the business world, I was introduced to the following statement,"sink or swim." In other words, you either get with the program or you fail.  However, my thought is why limit oneself to either sinking or swimming. What about a third option of "solution finding" such as building a raft or sitting... Continue Reading →

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