The moment you achieve a goal is so deeply sweet. Maybe you need a bucket list and maybe you don’t. But there is nothing like the pure, bitter-sweet, exciting, monotonous, twisting, rising and falling of the little everyday moments of life. I am alive. You are alive. Sometimes that miracle is enough. The freedom of choice for how we live our lives is dizzying and delicious.
I was pleased to join John Golden from SalesPop to discuss the past, present and future of social media for businesses. Check out the interview below and see the SalesPop interview page for more details.
This morning while buying groceries at Walmart for my housewarming party, I felt happy. I also felt trepidatious. There have been some major changes in my life over the past couple of months, and I’ve been doubting myself.
I was recently asked by Inc. Magazine about the future of brand marketing and how companies can prepare. Below is my response and the link where you can see the answers from 16 other prominent influencers as well.
If you have read my writing before, you already know that I am a huge fan of compliments. I believe in giving them honestly and freely. I believe in receiving them with trust and graciousness. Just recently, I received the best compliment I have ever received.
There are moments in life when everything is perfect. Everyone you love is healthy, happy and loves you back. You have money in the bank, a roof over your head and food in your belly. You have joy, hope and purpose. Your heart is full.
When I saw this picture, I was horrified. It was the least attractive I have ever seen myself look. And then, I started laughing. I sent it to random friends and they laughed. I posted it on social media and everyone laughed because this photo is damn hilarious, and I realized my unattractive image was able to cause mountains of joy.
On sunny days before the body image insecurities of puberty inhabited the crevices of my mind, I would rule the whole damn world! I’d wake up in the morning with the unmistakable knowledge that the world was in trouble, and only I could save it.
Perhaps that is why I dated over 40 men in the short time after my divorce and before I married again. I wanted an education in men. You can learn more about that from my TEDx talk but today I'm exploring the subject of men more deeply.