Gratitude Rocks. Really.

Or, How To Be Grateful For the Tough Stuff Gratitude has become a big subject in recent years.  I’m reading the book ‘The Magic’ by Rhonda Byrne, and she is such a brilliant being, she really is.  So generous with the truth about how to…

My Cheap Keyboard

Okay, am I cheap, or am I thrifty and creative? Or maybe sentimental? Sometimes buying something new just because you can afford to isn’t a good enough reason. This keyboard has been with me through thick and thin.  And I do mean thin.  And thick….

Don’t Curb Your Enthusiasm!

Have you ever been told to curb your enthusiasm?  You’re all excited about something and then someone decides to appoint themselves as the happiness police and tells you to ‘tone it down a bit.’  Their reasoning is simply that you are coming across as too…

Overcoming Limiting Beliefs

Is there a way to monetize your mindset?  Well, let me answer that by asking another question: Have you ever noticed that this planet seems to be run on limiting beliefs? Like “Being a millionaire at the age of 16 is impossible,” or “An old…

Definition of a ‘Special Offer’

A special offer, by definition, is special. And something that is special is, by definition, something that is out of the ordinary.  Off the beaten track.  Something that you normally would not offer. So a special offer without a specific deadline is not a special…

Express your passion!

I realized today that when business owners and entrepreneurs share what they do with new prospects, they often stumble and struggle over what they are saying. They get a bit nervous – it’s natural. But I have observed both sides of this coin, and I…

Admiring People’s Dreams

“When you take the time to admire other people’s dream, you get more respect for your own.” Mandy Wildman, May 2011 I have been applying this for some years now. It is so easy to get all caught up in your own life and your…

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