Focus – on Going Forward

Selected Life Lesson Learning to ride a bike, I fell several time, scraped up my rear, and got back on until I figured out how to ride. -Cathy H’s Life Lesson from Kansas City, Missouri Richard’s Thoughts… Life is full of stumbles and falls, real and imagined. Even in my life as a speaker and […]

Focus: On Love

Selected Life Lesson Never go to bed angry. Always end with love you or good night. -Kendra C’s Life Lesson from Des Moines, Iowa Richard’s Thoughts… After the past ten days, there aren’t many lessons that are worth sharing, so I wanted to keep it simple this week. Kendra’s lesson, and mine is simple: love […]

FOCUS – Be Present

Selected Life Lesson Always be available; if only to listen. -Lola S’ Life Lesson from Des Moines, Iowa Richard’s Thoughts… I hate being at dinner or coffee with a friend and they can’t seem to put there phone down. There are times when I am moments away from either screaming or just walking out completely. […]

Focus – Your Unique Self

Selected Life Lesson Love others despite their differences; don’t judge them. -Richard Z’s Life Lesson from Olathe, Kansas Richard’s Thoughts… If this New York City adventure has taught me anything, it is to respect our amazing human differences. I will likely never live anywhere else in the world where people are so vastly different. Each […]

FOCUS: To Do Lists

Selected Life Lesson Hard work yields results. -Daniel F’s Life Lesson from Independence, Kansas Richard’s Thoughts… Last week I checked off a new item on my Life To Do List. Before I tell you what it was, I must ask, “How is progress on your list going?” In our busy lives, it can be easy […]

Focus – Your Chance

Selected Life Lesson If you never try — you never know. -Grant M’s Life Lesson from Basehor, Kansas Richard’s Thoughts… Two years ago yesterday, I did what I thought was impossible: run a half-marathon. (Of course I have since done the full distance, but it was doing this race that proved to myself that I […]

FOCUS: Your Beauty!

Selected Life Lesson People may say bad things about you, but you should never say bad things about yourself. -Victoria H’s Life Lesson from Olathe, Kansas Richard’s Thoughts… You are beautiful. You are special. You are unique. So what if you’re the shortest in your family? It is your unique perspective. So what if you […]