Giftedness is not what you do or how hard you work. It is who you are. You think differently. You experience life intensely. You care about injustice. You seek meaning. You appreciate and strive for the exquisite. You are painfully sensitive. You are extremely complex. You cherish integrity. Your truth-telling has gotten you in trouble.... Continue Reading →
Lots of images cross our ways online. Facebook is full of images, with or without inspirational texts. So are Pinterest, Instagram, Flickr, Tumblr and many more sites. When it comes to what an image awakes in us someone elses text often limit us, just like our text might limit others. Here's an image I really... Continue Reading →
I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a... Continue Reading →
I was browsing addnature and Naturkompaniet looking for products from Snugpak (I have their Kit Monster 65 bag in red) when I noticed a bag from Life is good. The smiling face and the text "Life is good" hooked me, I later went into Naturkompaniet in Malmö and bought the bag.
This is a really interesting video, six minutes well spent. Michael Wolff talks about his three "muscles": Curiosity, Appreciation and Imagination. He says about cooking that "You never cook the same meal twice." That goes for other things too, a beginner's mind makes things fresh. Video: Intel Visual Life - Michael Wolff Source: Intel Visual... Continue Reading →
This video is great, 90 seconds and you realize that there are times when you shall disconnect from the virtual world. Commercial From Thailand- Disconnect to connect Source: Beautiful Commercial From Thailand - Disconnect to connect.
Today I attended a sales seminar called "Always Be Closing" with Steve Schiffman. Stephan Schiffman has been a leader in motivational and sales training since 1979. He is a Certified Management Consultant, and has trained and consulted to a wide range of corporations including IBM, AT&T, Motorola, Sprint, CIGNA, and a host of other organizations... Continue Reading →
My previous post, Brené Brown on Connection, made me look around for more videos at You Tube and I found Brené Brown - The Price of Invulnerability. That's another great presentation by Brené Brown. TEDxKC talk synopsis: In our anxious world, we often protect ourselves by closing off parts of our lives that leave us... Continue Reading →
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 →
I stumbled across Al Pacino's Inspirational Speech at YouTube today. I have seen it before, once used as part of a presentation, and find it really inspiring.