Five Simple Steps for Better Conversations

“Everybody’s Talkin‘” is a song written and recorded by singer-songwriter Fred Neil in 1966. One of my favorite renditions is by Harry Nilsson. The first line goes like this: “Everybody’s is talkin’ at me, I can’t hear a word they are saying. Only the echoes of my mind…” Reminds me so much of what I… Read More

What do you do when the score is 12 – 3 for the other team?

What do you do when the score is 12 – 3 for the other team and there is still a period to play? Just got back from watching a G-kid play in his Pee-wee hockey game. To say it was a little lopsided is a bit of an understatement. They were outskated, outplayed and that… Read More

It’s OK to not be OK!

October 10 is “World Mental Health Day” 10/10 We need to constantly talk about it and not lie to ourselves when we are not well. It is amazing what telling the truth about how you feel, “will help” set you free. I want to encourage you to talk about mental health, share your struggles and… Read More

How Changing One Word Increased my Gratitude 10 Fold!

Maybe a 100 fold! How do you actually measure it, when you feel a shift of energy and thought by changing one simple word to another. I’m talking about HAVE and GET. Words are so powerful! They can build someone up or they can be used to destroy! It’s a huge responsibility to use the… Read More

Track Talk #4 -Being at ‘awe’

I love the feeling of ‘awe’. The dictionary defines awe as – a feeling of reverential respect mixed with fear or wonder. When I am on a trip to some place new and seeing places and things for the first time, I am at awe constantly. I know that is why I love trips and look… Read More

Are you brand loyal or is price everything or is there a happy in-between?

At this time of year businesses are scrabbling to get as much of the market share as possible. For many it is the make or break time of the year. In the face of global economies and competition spreading just as far, local businesses are having a tougher time staying relevant and competitive. This thought… Read More