Category: Inspiration

The Past, Present, and Future

From the Journal of the S.O.B.: I am attending the 39th convention of the National Speakers Association. As you can imagine, there are over 1000 people here who are mostly professional plus those just starting out. We also have 100

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How Do You Deal With Change?

From the Journal of the S.O.B. We certainly know there is nothing so constant as change. Yet it is the one thing that drives us nuts! The older we get, the harder it is to make changes and that’s what

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What Makes A Champion?

From the Journal of the S.O.B.: I had quite a day today watching the coverage on the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary and the Wimbledon championship. Although very different events, they each brought out the best in the people involved. All

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Why You Need Persistence

From the Journal of the S.O.B. Persistence is one of my favorite words. It really expresses who I am. It has been both a curse and a blessing. It keeps me pursuing things I want to do and sometimes keeps

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Happy 4th of July

The long weekend will be upon us shortly and once again I must take the opportunity of championing what the 4th really means.  Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the

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A Belated Happy Daddy’s Day

From the Journal of the S.O.B.: I hope all of you who are Dads had a happy day yesterday and those of you who celebrated Father’s Day with your Dad or hubby made it great as well. I have to

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Memorial Data and All It Means

From the Journal of the S.O.B.: This is such an important day. We honor all the men and women who served and died in the U.S. Military. Too often we forget why we have the day off from work, or

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Are You Doing the Work?

From the Journal of the SOB: It’s interesting as to how many people wish for things that are achievable however they seem to want them through a magic pill. You’ve heard that most things worth getting are worth working for

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How to Reinvent Yourself

From the S.O.B. Journal: Age is not a number–it’s a state of mind. Who and what do you put into your life to make you come alive? What makes you smile and quiver with excitement? What boosts your energy? Participate

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Happy Easter and Passover

From the Journal of the S.O.B.: Isn’t it interesting how so many religions have celebrations around the same calendar time. Which really means we are more alike than different. And there should be more peace and harmony in the world.

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