I see many ads on Facebook or on the browser from self-proclaimed gurus who insist that you need them or your podcast will fail. Only HE knows how to make it a success, only SHE can teach you how to avoid failure when you have a message you wish to get out to the masses. … More Positive Blatherings: You Can Do a Podcast (or Anything) Yourself
My headline may be a bit hyperbolic, but it is not too far off. In my pursuit of all things positive, I shared something negative on Facebook the other day – and I think the Universe responded in kind. It was a story about a baseball. I won’t go into the story as to not … More Positive Blatherings: One Share Ruined My Morning
R-E-S-P-E-C-T find out what it means to ME! What does it mean to you? How would you like to be treated by your family, friends, colleagues, passers-by on the streets? I am sure you would much rather be treated with respect than not, amiright? (Sorry for the text shorthand) Short answer: of course you do. So, … More Positive Blatherings: Respect Everyone, Always.
In my employment history, I’ve worked with many different personality types. We all have, right? Many of them stereotypes of the kind of people we see in psychological case studies and barroom brawls. There’s the complainer, the smack-talker, the quiet workers and the leader. The leader is who I want to focus on – because … More Positive Blatherings: Being Positive Can Make the Flawed Employee Considerably Less Flawed
In one of my favorite films about the cold war, Captain Ramius (Sean Connery) motivated his men by telling them he had dispatched a letter to the Admiral, notifying him of his intention to defect to the USA. His officers were quite disturbed by hearing this news, but Ramius simply told them a tale from … More Positive Blatherings: Burn Your Ships; Eliminate Retreat!
Accountability is a really popular word these days. Maybe because so many people in the public eye are suddenly having to become accountable for their actions. But that is not the kind of accountability I wanted to discuss with you today. This is the better kind of accountability – the daily kind, the kind that … More Positive Blatherings: Do You Have An Accountability Coach? (Get one ASAP)
For almost 10 years I have been struggling with life. What was making it so difficult for me to walk around with love in my heart? No, I didn’t find Jesus or Krishna – and there would be nothing wrong with me if I had. I am not going to subscribe to any one dogma, … More Positive Blatherings: Today Was Created Just For You
I first learned about vision boards from John Assaraf in the movie The Secret. He talks about how he used to have a bulletin board and he would pin pictures of the things he wanted on it. From watches to houses and everything in between – he pinned it on that board. Fast forward a few … More The Blathering Blog: Vision Boards
Ironically, today I launched the podcast version of this blog, so I am adding to the noise – but maybe not! The noise is all around us. Social media, cable news, even print exists! Radio shows, PODCASTS, webcasts – apps OH MY! Where do I begin and where does it all stop? Hello? Hogwash? Yes, … More The Blathering Blog: Rise Above the Noise (3 Things to Consider)
Make no mistake when you are contemplating powerlessness. This is not a state of weakness by any means. It simply means you lack the power to control whatever it is you are dealing with. I am POWERLESS over the weather. Should I worry about if it is going to rain on our day at Sea … More The Blathering Blog: Being Powerless is OK