I’m working on my next book SOMEDAY is Not a Day of the Week and writing the chapter about WHY people stay in unhappy jobs and relationships. This is the lead quote. “CHANGE can be scary. You know what’s scarier? REGRET.” What do you think? While on my Year by the Water, I interviewed people across the United States and… Read more →
Leo Tolstoy said, “Everyone thinks of changing the world. No one thinks of changing himself.” We can choose to disrupt this. All we have to do is GO FIRST. Every time we want someone or something to change, we set the precedent by altering the way we treat that person or approach that situation. Change begins at home.
What a joy visiting Hawaii’s famous Talk Story Bookstore, meeting owners Ed and Cynthia Justus and hearing their surprising secrets to building a successful life and business in an out-of-the-way location. Here are a few take-aways from my interview with them. The #1 Prerequisite for a Profitable Retail Business is NOT Location, Location, Location – It’s Clarity, Clarity, Clarity Their… Read more →
When I present SerenDestiny programs, people often ask, “Isn’t it selfish to do what you really want?” I tell them, “it is if you exclude everyone else’s needs and priorities. But many of us are doing the opposite of that. We’re honoring everyone else’s needs and priorities and ignoring our own.” As Rumi said, “Don’t you know yet? Is is… Read more →
When I announced my plans to embark upon my Year by the Water adventure, most people were happy for me and said something along the lines of, “Take me with you!” A few, however, expressed “concerns. A meeting planner cautioned me with, “Sam, I hope you know you’re taking a risk by taking yourself off the grid. You need to… Read more →