I drove halfway to my first Toastmaster’s meeting, turned around, and drove back home. I was too afraid. It didn’t matter how far I had to drive, the distance between fear and courage was the distance between my ears.
I met 2 mom’s at a fashion industry mixer this evening in Sacramento. Mom #1 has a 13-year-old daughter who really wants to be a fashion model. Mom #1 made the following statement: “I don’t want her to leave the nest. She’s my baby. I’m very nervous about it. She’s 13. She’s too young. I … Read more
I’ve heard more people in my lifetime be terrified of telling anybody about their big plans/dreams because they’re afraid they’ll jinx their chances of succeeding. Being afraid of jinxing something is bullshit! Not telling trusted colleagues and supportive friends is what causes you to shrivel. Your fear of the jinx IS the jinx! The above … Read more
“Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear.” Yep, this is exactly how I view my motivational speaking journey!
Life Coaching: Do we live in a closet of fear or out in the open – fearless? Do we want a mate so badly that we live without good friends and pass up golden opportunities? How do we decide if a relationship is working or not? Our relationships either keep us in the closet of … Read more