Monday Morning Coffee – Whenever it starts is the right time

Good morning! Easter is this Sunday and our world here in Middle Tennessee is in FULL Spring. As I was driving to the office this morning, I marveled at the amount of POLLEN in the air, on the roads, and even coloring the rain drops . . . EVERYTHING has a green hue. Other than […]

Win with Authenticity

Evangelists who “Walk their Talk” attract more followers than others. Educators who have passion for and use their teachings are more believable . . . and have FULL classrooms every semester. Dietitians who are active and healthy tend to have very little need for large marketing budgets. Speakers who speak with passion about their OWN […]

Monday Morning Coffee – Lunatics Taking over the Asylum

Does the word BLOVIATE bring anyone you know top of mind? bloviate PRONUNCIATION: (BLO-vee-ayt)  MEANING: verb intr.: To speak pompously. ETYMOLOGY: Pseudo-Latin alteration of blow (to boast). Earliest documented use: 1845. From There are other words for folks like this – One of my favorites: pon·tif·i·cate verb pänˈtifiˌkāt/ e xpress one’s opinions in a way […]

One Less thing to do . . .

My Father Harrison Owen hit THIS nail on the head! I pilfered the following gems from a post he wrote yesterday on the Open Space Technology Listserve: “With increasing age and experience it has become clearer and clearer that the less I do the better things work.” “It is not that I have no agency or […]

Inviting Success Vs Avoiding Success

Of course, you would be APPALLED if I were to accuse you of having a tendency to AVOID SUCCESS! Well . . . Here it is . . . If you were to “audit” your Hourly, Daily, Weekly, Monthly actions – Your use of the available Time, Energy, and Money and measure what you are […]