Posts Tagged: Life lessons

The Wind Finds Voice

Obstacles ought to set us singing. The wind finds voice, not when rushing across the open sea, but when hindered by the outstretched arms of the pine trees, or broken by the fine strings of a harp, then it has songs of power and beauty. Set your freed soul sweeping across the obstacles of life,… Read more »

What will do you Next… continued

In my earlier blog I wrote about a pattern I see happening a lot these days – people who start well but somehow fall off of the track and don’t seem to know how to get their mojo back. Their failure is due to a miscommunication about one of the hardest questions they do not… Read more »

What Will You Do Next?

Have you thought about it? In this economy and in these times have you thought about, What Will You Do Next? I doubt you have and that’s okay as long as you take a few minutes NOW to reflect on that phrase and answer it… not for me, but for you. As a presentations coach,… Read more »

Put it down and rest awhile

A lecturer when explaining stress management to an audience, raised a glass of water and asked, “How heavy is this glass of water?” the answers called out ranged from .25 lb. – 1lb. The lecturer replied, “the absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long you try to hold it. If I hold it… Read more »

As We Sow, So Shall We Reap*

With all that is in the news these days calling for a return to civility let me add my 2¢. The lack of ability to disagree without resorting to name calling or calling down violence on those with whom you disagree, is tearing at the fabric of our society. Talk Radio and 24/7 Talk TV… Read more »

The Laws of the Lighthouse

Amazing as it is the greatest day of lists is still New Year’s Day. And there here is a list by Christian author/speaker/good guy Max Lucado and it’s call the Laws of the Lighthouse. The Laws of the Lighthouse contain more than good ideas, personal preferences, and honest opinions. They are God-given, time-tested truths that… Read more »

Dealing With Life

Here are some great ways of dealing with the burdens of life: Accept that some days you’re the pigeon – and some days you’re the statue. Always keep your words soft and sweet – just in case you have to eat them. Drive carefully. It’s not only cars that can be – “Recalled” by their… Read more »