There is a well-known motivational speaking myth that the Chinese character for stress or crisis involves the words ‘danger’ and ‘opportunity.’ When I first heard this I thought, “Deep. The Chinese keep getting it right.” Danger and opportunity to symbolize stress is THE perfect combination. Go ahead. Think about it. In times of stress, our … Continue reading Danger and Opportunity at the Chinese Restaurant
Today is the day. After working tirelessly, you finally have an opportunity to bring your vision to fruition- the manifestation you longed for. You have a meeting to pitch your idea to the leadership group. Sweat is in your palms, heart is racing. You question if you’re smart enough? Creative enough? If you’ll lose your … Continue reading FLASH HACK: Power Up Your Presence
I didn’t stutter. You’re a narcissist. You’re so much of a narcissist that you can’t get over me calling you a narcissist. You’re thinking, “But how can I be a narcissist?” Get over yourself. Simple fact is…WE’RE ALL NARCISSISTS. The definitive feature is whether we’re healthy or unhealthy. Webster’s’ definition of the N word (narcissism, … Continue reading Darn Right, You’re a Narcissist!
On a bright day at the tail end of August, a young mother took her three-month old son for a walk. He was a cute, bubbly baby boy with bright brown eyes and a hypnotic smile. She would give her life for his in a heartbeat. With unfailing love and the fiery new-mother diligence, and … Continue reading The Baby and The Snake
How much praise does a multi-tasker get? A lot. Does everybody want more time in their day? Yes. Is “multi-tasking” praised more than ever? You bet. It’s an exceptional trait if you can answer the phone, make a calculation, add oranges to the grocery list, all while thinking about a business meeting on 5th avenue. … Continue reading Multi-tasking: A Masked Malevolence
Teens can be tough and relationships with them can be turbulent. Freud said adolescents are children with adult drives. Spot on. Ultimately, they want to know that they are loved and cared for; that if they lose everything in this world they can come home to a safe blanket of a hug while they cry … Continue reading Stop Blaming Your Teenager – 5 Quick Tips to Communicate and Reconnect
To feel valued is invaluable; it is a a priceless confidence booster and exudes from your physical self. Most people move through this world with their head down on the hamster wheel. They may see their life as boring or mundane. There is no such thing. It may be ordinary, it may be boring, but … Continue reading 10 Things People Who Feel Worthwhile Do