BEGIN!

Here we are – well into the new year. Actually, it’s mid-February already, but who’s counting? How’s it going so far? How are you doing on your intentions/resolutions/goals/plans/dreams for 2019? Maybe you are simply going with the flow and everything is as good, or even better, than you could imagine. You have energy, focus and…

Start Where You Are

You want to follow your dream, build your business, say YES! to life more often, but you hold back. “I’m not ready yet.” “Maybe later, when things/circumstances change.” “I’m too busy right now.” Excuses, all of them. “He who hesitates is lost.” ~ Joseph Addison What gets in the way of your dream, I wonder?…

Sailing into September

“I am not at my new horizon, but I can longer see the old shore line. So I am resetting the sail and looking forward to a breezy September.” ~ Barbara Newton, PCC Do you believe it’s September already! The perfect time to get our second wind. Summer is over, and it feels like a…

Thank you, John Lennon!

“Imagine…”  ~ John Lennon Imagine. What a fascinating word! One filled with everything from possibilities and promise to fear and dread. We can imagine the best, imagine the worst or anything in between. Our imaginations may not be working, or may run away with us. We all have the ability to imagine. But how often…

Finding Inspiration in Old Books

“A book is a garden carried in the pocket.” ~ Chinese Proverb “Read any good books lately?” is more than just a conversational ice-breaker to pull out when you can’t come up with something more delightful or witty to say. Books can be a great connector between people, and so is sharing the experience of…

September is About New Beginnings…

“September, the harvest month…summer is over and autumn has begun.” ~ Cynthia Wickham Can you feel it? That subtle but significant shift? There is a quickening in the air, and suddenly it is a time of new beginnings. Think back to when you were a kid — when September meant the start of the new…

Birthday Celebrations…

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” ~ Oprah Winfrey Once a year at this time, I take stock of where I am, and set my personal course for the next year. Why now? My birthday falls on August 8, and so feels right for me…

A First Time for Everything…

“Pull up your big girl panties and just do it!” ~ J.R.Ward It’s a fact – there’s a first time for everything. There has to be. Some of our firsts are not particularly memorable, while others are. Building a business is chock full of “firsts.” I can remember my very first paying client  from eleven…

Sing (just like the gang on Sesame Street)

Here’s what I’ve been thinking about today. Words to take to heart. Sing, Sing a Song Words and Music by Joe Raposo. Made famous by the Carpenters and Sesame Street  😉 Sing, sing a song Sing out loud Sing out strong Sing of good things, not bad Sing of happy, not sad. Sing, sing a…

Journey’s End – On Reaching a Major Goal

“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.”                                 ~ Sir Edmund Hillary Today I am on the eve of accomplishing an important personal goal. A goal I have worked on for 9 long years. A goal I once…