A Christmas Letter

  I started to write this post on the eve of the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and now we are just a day before the celebration of Christmas. A time of reflection and a time of renewal as we look forward to the beginning of a New Year. I have been contemplating writing… Read More

The Layers of My Life…

We are all made up of layers… Layers of cells create our skin.  Layers of education creates our knowledge.  Layers of experiences create our emotions… As I was developing my first Toastmasters speech a few weeks ago,  I began to reflect on the layers of my life… the layers that have created who I am today… The… Read More

Scared Speechless

Picture:  Toastmaster’s Introductory meeting for “Return To Words” club charter, February 2014 This week I did my first Toastmaster’s speech… and I was scared speechless…  For someone who has gotten up in front of groups for years to educate, share, and be a leader,  you would think that I would not get nervous – right? Some people… Read More

No Parking Zone: Creating Intensive Intentions…

“Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it.  Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.  Begin it now.”                                                        ~ William Hutchinson Murray I was… Read More

Humor with Heart: The Comedic Coach

Today was a great day.  I went to a Workers Compensation seminar for the whole day…I mean really… how great of day is that? I know, I know… you are all a wee bit jealous that you could not spend the day totally focused on speakers talking about litigation management… mediating a work comp claim… or making… Read More