Three Questions to Help You Get Unstuck and Move Forward

I was jetting around the waters of Key West, Florida in a two-seat mini race-boat on my way to check out a marine sanctuary, when the boat came upon a sandbar and the boat’s propeller got stuck.

The guide, whom I’d been following, called over to the man driving my boat and told him to turn off the motor and walk to the front of the boat. That way, the propeller wouldRead More

Buckets Blakes on the Harlem Globetrotters, The ABC’s of Bullying, and Staying Humble

Anthony “Buckets” Blakes, of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, plays both the game of life and the game of basketball at an extraordinarily high level.

He’s been on the Harlem Globetrotters for 14 years, playing in 79 countries! He wowed our viewers with his incredible basketball skills during my interview with him on Daytime Durham. (Watch him do his tricks during the interview here.)

It’s not only on the court that Buckets brings smiles and… Read More

OshaWOW . . . Prepare to Be Amazed!

On September 26, 2015, be part of a movement designed to transform city culture and benefit our city’s homeless and hungry youth.

Participate in a 3km walk, or a 5km run, along the Oshawa Creek, in support of The Refuge Youth Outreach Centre and Hope Centre for Learning in the Oshawa Community Health Centre.

The OshaWOW event has been designed to: bring unity to our great community, take participants back to the… Read More

It’s Your Time to Shine!

Are you a member of Toastmasters International and want to know more about earning the elite Accredited Speakers designation for professional caliber presenting?

Or want to become a professional speaker, trainer, coach or consultant… create products and platforms, become a published author, share your passionate cause, travel the world (or stay home), and make a difference?!

Learn how to do these… and more!

SPECIAL ONE-DAY EVENT – TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2015

Discover insights, tips, and… Read More

How to Use Your Thoughts to Bring You Joy

I was walking to a restaurant with four other people whom I had just met at a conference that day. On our short walk to have dinner together my negative assumptions were on a downward spiral!

Here’s what happened: At one point during the journey, two of the people were huddled in discussion as they walked together in front of the group. The other two were together in the middle of the group also engaged in… Read More

Take a Walk on the Wild Side

I took a walk on the “wild” side in Los Cabos, Mexico a couple of weeks ago. I had the opportunity to explore Cabo’s Wild Canyon and, as I scanned the property, I saw the longest hanging bridge I’d ever seen. The distance it spanned was greater than any bridge I’d even imagined.

Turns out this hanging bridge, which stretches over the Los Cabos Canyon, is 1,082 feet long and made of wood. It was an… Read More

Forgot Why You Came?

Have you ever walked into a room—specifically to do something—and then forgot why you entered the room in the first place? Most of us have had it happen at one time or another.

Why does it happen?

In this next video, you’ll discover the answer . . . and, chances are, it’s not the reason you think!

I’d love to hear from you!

Think back to a time when you forgot why you entered a… Read More

Keep Moving Forward

When you plant a seed, it takes a while to see growth. The same is true in your life. Even when you can’t see any visible changes, where you continue to fertilize and water, an immense root system is developing. That magnificent root system will support your monumental growth. However, where you don’t see results as quickly as you’d like, you may feel like giving up.

This Asian Bamboo species couldRead More

9 Habits of Worry-Free Leaders

Today’s world is extremely chaotic. There are new challenges to face every day. Globalization has significantly widened the playing field. Technology is changing rapidly. In addition, the apparent global expectation of responding immediately to everyone—while staying on top of everything and simultaneously giving better service—is raising the pressure to a frenzied level. Is the velocity of change going to slow? On the contrary, it’s going to accelerate.

What I’m seeing as a Worry Management Expert is… Read More

The Top Five Regrets of the Dying

An Australian palliative-care nurse named Bronnie Ware spent several years counseling individuals during the last 12 weeks of their lives. During the time she spent with them, she compiled their thoughts into a book called The Top Five Regrets of the Dying. These top five regrets were:

#5. I wish that I’d let myself be happier.

#4. I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends.

#3. I wish I’d had the courage to express… Read More