Who’s the smartest person in the room?

There's this scene from the movie "Now You See Me," in which one of the characters, J. Daniel Atlas, (on the left) thinks he is the smartest person in the room and has outwitted the bumbling FBI agent, Dylan Rhodes (on the right). He gloats, "First rule of magic: always be the smartest person in …

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Two Playful Pranksters

Today's story is about Vicky and Serena. It's a simple story, but one to make you think. Vicky loved to play pranks on everyone. She couldn't wait to get out of bed and see who she could play a prank on next. One day, her mom could step out of bed and into a pan …

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We Came. We Saw. We Conquered.

When you're a life coach, it seems like every experience can turn into a teaching moment. Lately, it seems that each day, I learn something new to apply and this story is no different and happens to be totally true! The moments I like best are the ones where I can laugh at myself, but …

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On The Road…Again

13 hours and 37 minutes. Those numbers made sense and my guess is that the real reason we are headed to Amarillo, Texas is to meet some more amazing people. Everywhere we've been has been like that: kind-hearted, generous people making a difference in people's lives by just being themselves. It makes me feel that …

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4 Days and Counting…

Counting down 5, 4, 3, no, it's not Mel Robbins' 5 Second rule, nor a countdown for a rocket launch. For the past 24 years I have lived in St. Augustine, Florida. I've seen my share of triumphs and heart break, of having beautiful experiences and asking myself questions like: "What the heck was I …

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The I In The Eye Of The Storm

It has been a whirlwind these past couple of weeks. Between heading back home from California to selling our home with a close date that is less than three weeks away, I kind of feel like there is not enough time to do it all. It's sort of like preparing for a mandatory evacuation when …

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Relationship Rules

"What the heck are you talking about?" I started laughing, again, and I looked at him with a twinkle in my eye. One of my favorite, favorite things to do is to connnect with someone's excitement, and here was one of my besties coming out of his chair, barely able to get the words out …

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At the conference…

It never ceases to surprise me that you don't know what you don't know until you learn you didn't know what you didn't know. I hope all that word play wasn't lost on you. Keeping an open mind -- a beginner's mind -- is essential to rapid learning and to rapid growth, and made me …

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