Half Awake…

Summer mornings bring those hazy awakenings: soft light, heavy lids, sometimes even a wispy breeze through an open window or the lure of coffee and bacon seeping into your consciousness. What wakes you up? And then, what “wakes you up” in the sense of awareness to Life? Is it a little voice in your head, a window of time, an illness, …

It’s All in the Wording!

“So, what do you want to do now?” That question opens doors and closes people down faster than anything I know. It amazes me how brilliant minds get stuck and all of us at one time or another just blurt out “I don’t know”. And we mean it; we really don’t know the answer. What if we tweaked the phrase to …

Bargain with Jargon

Have you ever joined a conversation only to recognize that half of the vocabulary isn’t in your everyday language? Every field seems to have jargon – the acronyms or words that are specific to that industry or environment. It can be humourous – in fact, most good comedy plays in this realm – and it can be detrimental if we …

Work vs Play

There is something enviable about being able to order a coffee, snap up a corner window seat and settle into “work”. It feels more like PLAY!  🙂 I realize I am moving into a new era of entrepreneurship. This new industry I have joined has a different set of rules; in fact, there are no rules! What used to seem …