Stop Watering Dead Plants

In October, my new book, Turn The Page: A Guide to Moving On & Letting Go, will be released. Prior to the formal release, I will offer you foretastes of the book while sharing my heart so that those of you currently going through a rough patch understand that times can get better if you work at making them better. As I was writing the chapter in the book entitled Stop Watering Dead Plants, an old friend of mine came

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Truly Motivational Speech

Four Key components of a Truly Motivational Speech Delivered with the right passion, the following four components in a motivational speech leave a lasting impact on the audience.

Easy Ways to Inject Life & Happiness into a Workplace

We can all do with a little more enthusiasm and happiness. However, both are hard to find in traditional workplaces across the world. But the science is in! There are considerable benefits of living a more animated life at work, and away. It leads to more confidence, higher productivity and better self-worth, making it a win-win situation for the employees and their employers. Here are a few ways of ensuring happiness at the workplace. Run with these ideas and inject

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The Greatest Form of Wealth

Last night, I took Uber from the Houston Hobby airport to my hotel in Cypress, Texas. It was not my first transportation choice. However, the client requested that I save them some money by not hiring a car service at an exorbitant price. I could have rented a car and risked getting lost or stuck in traffic, or taken the 27-mile ride to the hotel in the comfort of a car I wasn’t driving. The Uber came along fairly soon,

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Imperfectly Perfect

In my book Hide Your Goat, one of the many points I make is: “People tend to criticize most loudly in the area in which they have the deepest emotional need.” What do I mean by that? In explaining this, I am reminded of an old neighbor growing up on Chestnut Drive who was obsessed with her lawn. By using the word “obsessed,” I am being understated in my description. She was the kind of person who, I am sure,

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