From the moment I donned my karate gi (white uniform), I was a total beginner. No preconceived notions of how to punch or kick, no understanding of the history of the practice, no real comfort level practicing with black belts. In other words, I was a total newbie and it was wildly liberating! Little did I know I would learn an important lesson about life.
You don’t have to be a superstar of the screen, a maven of the internet or the richest person in your neighborhood to shine all 1000 Watts of your brilliance. It’s not about that. It’s time for me to show you people who are lit up about life, shining in everyday situations. I hope you enjoy my first episode with Robert. After watching him in action, I just had know the secret to his success. Now you will too!
My first podcast is an interview with my Grandma Carol! She’s 95 years old and as smart as the day is long. After so many interesting conversations I decided it was high time I shared her insights about aging, communication and even social media… Needless to say, she is one special lady.
Has anyone ever given you the advice to "just be yourself"? Sounds simple, right? But what does that really mean and how do you actually DO IT?! Let's face it, we all feel self-conscious from time to time. It's totally normal. Whether it's that nagging voice in your...
My family and I just returned from an incredible camping trip up and down the coast of California in our new Shasta Airflyte 1961 Reissue travel trailer. You see, many years ago I had this dream of spending my summers touring our beautiful country with my two boys in tow. While I love camping in tents (for very short periods of time!), I really wanted to create a way to both enjoy summer while keeping my business thriving. Yep, I’m becoming a part-time digital nomad!
Here is the US, it’s Father’s Day on Sunday. As luck would have it, I stumbled upon a video that offered the perfect opportunity to connect a wee bit deeper with the fellas in your life. I know it can be a challenge to overcome your self-consciousness when you’re speaking your truth, but it’s worth it.
You have goals. I know you do. Big dreams, deep longings and an awareness that it’s up to you to make them happen. I know because I’m just like you. Good news! I have a great tool that I would love to share with you today. Visualization. When done correctly, this simple exercise can take your goals from being vague and seemingly impossible to achieve to being SO REAL you can literally see and feel them come to life.
Last week I had the pleasure of attending The Milken Global Conference. Thought leaders, government officials, inventors, industry executives and even Will.i.am were in attendance. It was an incredible experience and also the perfect opportunity to connect with amazing people. And every hello began with one simple gesture… Connecting with their eyes.
For me, winning over your audience has nothing to do with seeing everyone in their birthday suits. It has everything to do with making a genuine connection, in the exact same way you would when you meet a new friend in a cafe. In today’s video, I share my surefire strategies for keeping my audience engaged.
Today I’m sharing an incredible story from a trip I took to Italy many years ago. I set my heart on experiencing one magical destination and when it looked like my hopes had been dashed, I decided to GO FOR IT. It was awesome…