The Luxury to Do What You Want To Do

“The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the time to do what you want to do.”  Leontyne Price   Isn’t it true that oftentimes when we find something that works really well, we stop doing it?  When I begin my morning in silent meditation,...

Why You Need a Sense of Humor?

“A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It’s jolted by every pebble on the road.” Henry Ward Beecher While conducting a public speaking training class for high school students, I asked them to share examples of things that can go...

Whether You Can or Can’t is Up To You

“Whether You Think You Can or Can’t, You’re Right,” Henry Ford When my husband and I were first married, I was living in a house that I had been renting for eleven years and he was living with his parents.  He moved into my place, but the fact...

Strength Comes from Indomitable Will

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from indomitable will.” Mahatma Gandhi  I recently watched a video on YouTube about a gentleman who was a disabled veteran.  Unable to walk without crutches, he could not care for himself without his wife’s...

We are Born to Live – Not to Prepare to Live

“(We are) born to live and not to prepare to live.”  Boris Pasternak In one of my mastermind groups, there are members who bring the same marketing pieces back month after month to get feedback and input from the group.  Although I can appreciate that they want to...