Tag: independence

Two weeks in Greece

From the Journal of the S.O.B. I hope you missed me these past two weeks. I was in Greece, courtesy of my son who gifted me with this wonderful trip for my birthday. Yes, I went by myself and had

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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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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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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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Be Your Powerful You

As we wrap up Spunky Old Broad month, I wanted to leave you with a powerful message on being a powerful you. People often get the two words assertive and aggressive mixed up, especially when it comes to women. When

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Spunky Old Broad Month

From the journal of the S.O.B.: Yes, it’s that time again. February is Spunky Old Broad month and it already has been making the publicity rounds. I haven’t even announced the new S.O.B. of the Year (which will happen next

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Finding the new you!

As we move into December and realizing there are only 4 weeks left until the new year, I wonder how many of you are thinking about all the things you haven’t done, but intended to. Although I don’t do New

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Live In Possibility

That’s my new theme. I had the honor of being the subject of a “rebranding” at the Florida Speakers Association, and that’s what the expert came up with. After going through just a brief Q & A, he said that’s

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