Sharpen your axe

I was going through my notes from a seminar with Steve Schiffman called "Always be closing." One thing Steve mentioned was "You must sharpen your axe!" which lead me to search for the story that goes with that phrase. I found two different ones. John, a woodcutter, worked for a Company for five years but... Continue Reading →

Zen Brush

I have bought Zen Brush and I really enjoy it. Enjoy performing zen art on your iPad or iPhone. Zen Brush is an app that allows you to easily enjoy the feeling of using an ink brush to write or to paint. It allows anyone to easily perform fluent strokes while not compromising on the... Continue Reading →

How To Get What You Want – part 1

I am evaluating 2010 and preparing for 2011. As part of the process I have picked My 3 Words for 2011 and I'm Reinventing My Business. This blog post is about how I work on creating a foundation for the year(s) to come. The Law of Attraction In A Scary Admission Chris Brogan admits that... Continue Reading →

My 3 Words for 2011

About two years ago I posted Goals, guidelines and keywords with my three words for 2009: Trust, Connect and Grow. About a year ago I posted Ready for 2010 where I listed my three words: Trust, Connect and Grow. I kept the words I had selected for 2009, they were still important to me. In... Continue Reading →

Brené Brown on Connection

Sarah Robinson has a post about More On Living a Connected Life at Escaping Mediocrity. It's a terrific video with Brene Brown from TEDx Houston. I had problems viewing the video at Sarah's site so I located the video on You Tube, TEDxHouston - Brené Brown. The video is 20 minutes long (or short rather,... Continue Reading →

Abraham Maslow Quotes

I was reminded about the hammer-nail quote yesterday, found that one plus some more. If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself. What a man can be, he must be. This need we call... Continue Reading →

The Shadow Effect

During the weekend I have read The Shadow Effect - Illuminating the Hidden Power of Your True Self by Deepak Chopra, Debbie Ford and Marianne Williamson. It's a very interesting book and I recommend it. The shadow exists within all of us. It is a part of us and yet we spend most of our... Continue Reading →

The only thing you can change

mnmlist has a post about the only thing you can change, a great reminder that even a long journey begins with a small step. Here is what resonates most with me right now: You can’t change your entire life. You can only change your next action. You can’t declutter your entire life. You can only... Continue Reading →

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