What’s Your Story?

"...what I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have." Oprah Winfrey Golden Globes Speech for Lift Time Achievement Everybody has a story to tell.  Telling our story authentically; simply and truly is the most powerful tool we all have. So says Oprah; so say survivors of [...]

Aspirational Storytelling: Before a Life Event, there’s an Aspiration

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson's feat of free climbing the Dawn Wall was a vision which Tommy had dreamed ... Life events are threshold moments in every life where the story changes in place, situation or state of being. Sometimes these are planned. Sometimes they occur as a choice put in motion by other [...]

Building Blocks of Creation

You stare at the blank page. You look at the pile of paperwork. Visions like beautiful soap bubbles form in your mind if only or someday…and you sigh… So how does the work get done the building get built or the vison become reality…. or something come into being out of thin AIR? There are [...]

The Fear Factor!!

As actors, we were always told to turn pre-performance nerves into butterflies of excitement. Moving on from this –I’ve gone one better and always dive straight in and start swimming away before the fear catches up with me. Beating Fear by running like a manic or distracting doesn’t do much to build confidence –really because [...]

Is Your Craft Showing?

But while everyone is concentrating on technique getting 'booked'  I think some of the reason behind the need to speak are getting lost.  I am seeing people exhibiting their hard learned technique to raise their personal or business profile and forgetting the real importance is the message. Coaches and clubs do some great things like:  [...]

Spinning Straw Into Gold

Spinning Straw into Gold isn't as hard as it could be you see for straw is at least the right color, but it takes practice.  What you must do is to sit very still at the spinning wheel and think of all the golden things in the forest: of lichens that blossom a golden green [...]