Newsletter – Don’t Ask

This is part of my monthly newsletter (which is free, by the way)! Sign up here to get it delivered to your mailbox each month There is an old saying that we would rather ask for forgiveness than be told no. That concept can be virtually applied to anything in life. I’m currently working on […]

Newsletter: Diving In

This is part of my monthly newsletter (which is free, by the way)! Sign up here to get it delivered to your mailbox each month Recently, I have been mulling over some pretty heavy life decisions. They are rarely fun, but provide an opportunity to examine the next steps in my life; where I want […]

Time Flies Like an Arrow

How is it May already? It seems just like yesterday I was sledding down the hill in the snow in my hometown on Christmas afternoon! “Time flies like an arrow, fruit like like a banana.” -G. Marx I have always loved that quote, because not only is it funny, but it is true. Time just […]

Focus – on Believing

Selected Life Lesson Believe and have faith. -Leanne K’s Life Lesson from Conrad, Iowa Richard’s Thoughts… Last week was an anniversary of sorts for me. You see, last year on May 2, I was fired from a job. If you have ever been let go in a quick blaze of fire, a sudden meeting, and […]

Feeling at Home

I am not much of an interior decorator. In fact, I don’t think once in my life did I ever want to grow up and do that for a career. That is likely the reason I never really felt at home in any place that I have lived since college. But Steve Adams Interior Design […]

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 […]

A Week of Heroism

It didn’t strike me until late Friday afternoon how emotionally drained I was from last week. No matter how many times our country and our world goes through a terrible act — terrorism or natural disaster — it always takes time for the pain to set in. And at each of those events, the days […]