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 →
This quote from Esther Hicks is one of THE most important lessons of my #life. When I told my adult sons I was embarking on My Year by the Water, they were thrilled. They told me, “We’ve got this. The best thing you can do for us is to be HAPPY.” In other words, “We can take care of ourselves…. Read more →
For the past twenty years, I have started almost every presentation with Arthur Rubenstein’s quote, “I have found if you love life, life will love you back.” I do that for several reasons. First, I’ve found it to be true. We go first. If we’re aware and appreciative of life’s marvels – if we SEE the world as a blessed… Read more →
A friend just shared on Facebook that her plane was cancelled and the next one is overbooked so she’ll be in the airport for hours. Instead of getting upset or stressed, she relaxed into it and welcomed the opportunity to read and get some work done. She settled into the fact that she’ll get there when she gets there. Smart… Read more →
George Eliot said, “Its never too late to be what you might have been” 150 years ago … and it’s as true today as when she first said it. When you were young, who did you want to be? What did you want to do? Where did you want to go? It’s only too late if you don’t start now.