This year I was asked to mentor the speakers of TEDxYouth@Seabury Hall for the 2nd year in a row. The eleven youth were chosen through auditions and came from schools all over Maui. They spoke on topics ranging from social discrimination, feminism, asexuality and taking risks to finding one’s passion through art and self-expression. Speaking Read more about So you want to be a TED speaker[…]
In the trend of rounding up the ‘best of’ for the year gone by, I thought I’d do the same here with my TEN most popular articles. I hope it makes it easy to navigate the articles that were found most useful by readers and to also discover ones you might find useful for your Read more about The Best of 2014[…]
After a number of conversations with both clients and then my own mentor, I just had to write about this – the power of asking questions. If you want to be a leader of a business, a community or a team, then it’s important to be able to communicate effectively and sometimes that means not doing all the talking!
I had the privilege and joy of speaking to a group of kids that came from families with health behavior issues. Through my networking group I learned about Maui Health and Family Services and when I heard about a special event they were having I eagerly offered my services to speak to the group. I Read more about If You Could Change ONE Life?[…]
One of my favorite tools that I use and share with others is Mind-Mapping. I use it for preparing messages, articles and even taking notes from other books. I also use it to plan my projects and even goals. Popularized by Tony Buzan, a mind map is basically a diagram showing how points or ideas Read more about Mapping Your Success[…]
Do you worry that things might go wrong when you to go out and do a public speaking engagement? Does that worry or fear stop you from even saying yes to speaking? Guess What? Things DO go wrong and this is GOOD NEWS because by knowing and accepting that, you can now prepare how to Read more about Good News – Things Will Go Wrong![…]
Everyone is a leader in some way, so are you being the best leader you can be, and are your peeps paying attention? “I’m not a leader,” you might think… but my bet, is that in some area of life you are. Whether it is as a parent, as a role model to somebody or Read more about Step Into The Leader You Are[…]
To inspire others with your message you need to step into your own brilliance, so let’s take a step back and talk about YOU. You see you’ve got to have you in a ‘good place’ before you can go out and be the inspiration to others. You need to be the change within, before you can make a difference and create change in the world.