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Make Fun and Laughter a daily practice

“Don’t take the world too seriously, after all you’ll never get out of it alive!” -Unknown Laughter and having fun on a regular basis helps us to keep a Healthy Perspective about life.  Have you ever noticed that when you can’t see the fun or laughter in everyday...

How are you doing today?

Every day, we have many opportunities to elevate our levels of personal energy simply by being conscious of the fact that we get energy by giving it away to others. One opportunity we typically have every day is when people ask us the question, "How are you doing...

We teach what we are, not what we teach

One day a mother was driving her little girl to school.  On the way, the little girl turned to her mother and said, "Mommy, where are all the stupid jerks today?" and the mom turned back to her little girl and said, "They're only out when your father's driving.” You...

Energy for Life

Your level of Personal Energy has a HUGE impact on every area of your life. ENERGY FOR LIFE We all know how GREAT life is when we have an ABUNDANCE of ENERGY.  Life just seems to work a whole lot better than when we have little or no ENERGY. One of my favourite...

Be a full-time, life-long Validator!

I was away on a business trip doing several staff training sessions for an organization and my sessions started early in the morning so I travelled to the city the night before and stayed in a nearby hotel. In the morning I got up and went down to the hotel...

Life is tough. You are tougher!

Life is DIFFICULT and NOT FAIR—DEAL with it! The “STUFF” in your life and its VALUE Stuff comes with the territory of LIVING. Life’s STUFF comes in the form of problems, difficulties, challenges, setbacks, adversities and frustrations. The only time in our life we...

Are you a Victim or an Owner?

VICTIM or OWNER? When difficult situations arise in your life, do you Practice being a VICTIM or an OWNER? Several years ago I received a session evaluation at the end of one of my presentations which read: “I walked into this session today after complaining all day...

Your personal energy is elevated or drained by your Perspective!

In my work I get invited to work with the staff in all kinds of organizations. In the past 10 years I have had the opportunity to work with staff who work in Long Term Care Homes. I always say, “God bless those people who work in long term care in this country.”  The...

Raving Fans!

I have a client whose Mission Statement is simply to be so great at how they do what they do, that the people they serve, become “RAVING FANS”. I will mention I am not a big fan of Mission Statements only because many of them are created primarily because “everybody...

We always feel better about ourselves when we leave

Several years ago I was invited to Winnipeg to make some presentations to the staff of three levels of government.  I was there for two days and met some very “Amazing” people. After one of my sessions a woman approached me and said, "I really liked your comment...

Teach your children to be Extraordinary!

TEACH YOUR CHILDREN TO VIEW EVERY JOB THEY EVER HAVE AS BEING THE BEST JOB THEY EVER HAD Don’t ever allow your kids to view any job as “JUST” a job because it’s just to make some  extra money while they are going to school. Make sure they understand that the...

Take your job…and Love it!

One of my half-day workshops that I present for the staff of organizations is titled: Take this Job and…LOVE IT! Some people find the idea of loving their job hard to swallow.  I don’t. First of all, it goes without saying that, earning a living takes up a huge amount...