Category Archives: Inspiration

Lessons from a World Record Holder – Part 1 of 2

“To be the best, learn from the best” ~ Darren LaCroix I met Doug Danger a year ago at a speakers’ conference. It was clear right away that this man beamed with positive energy. After a few minutes of talking with him, what was also obvious was how humble he was, despite his extraordinary achievements.… Read More »

December 2011: Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish

“Stay hungry. Stay foolish.” ~ Steve Jobs (quoting the Whole Earth Catalog) I recently read the biography of Steve Jobs (by Walter Isaacson). It’s one of the most well-written, insightful and entertaining non-fiction books I’ve read in a long time. The book reminds us of one of Jobs’ favorite quotes (from his famous Stanford University… Read More »

Speaking of results…

If you had to rate yourself, on a scale of 1 to 10, of how effective of a speaker you are, what number would you choose? If you want to improve, it doesn’t matter what your “score” is, so long as you are moving towards the desired end of the scale. Mary Cheyne 2009 World… Read More »