It's been a good day, despite Day 3 in Ronaville starting with me having to make a complaint. Room service missed me in the breakfast delivery. 10.30 and no menu via text message. Definitely not up to the usual attentive standard. I'd not noticed earlier as I was totally engrossed in my book. The growling … Continue reading A Magic Little Gift
It's been over 2 years since our world was turned upside down by COVID-19. Much has happened in the ensuing time, yet a constant has been our careful vigil to keep it at bay. I lined up to get the jabs as soon as I was eligible, started wearing masks again the moment it became … Continue reading RONA IS VISITING ME AT LAST…UNWELCOME!
Your why is what gives you the momentum to keep moving forward. Understanding your why is not always easy. It can be elusive. There may be layers to work through till your "ah-ha" moment arrives. When it comes to your why your personal and professional lives need to be aligned. No matter whether you are … Continue reading Understanding Your “Why”
Have you noticed that good manners seem to be going (or have already gone) out the window? Call me old fashioned but manners cost nothing. Simple little courtesies like saying thank you, asking pemission, standing up to offer your seat to someone who is more in need. These are all little things that take hardly … Continue reading Manners
It's 3 months since I last wrote here on my personal blog although the Dragon Sisters blog has more consistent publications. Guess that shows where my focus has been. On business. Afer all, when you work for yourself, you have to make hay while the sun shines. On the personal front, our dear and old … Continue reading Marching on….into April
Do you make video clips? It's all the rage, especially with the arrival of Facebook Live. If you're in business there is an increasing trend to use it. In my business it's essential I am on top of all these tools. I've been dedicating time to learning! My first effort had a few glitches with … Continue reading How to make great video clips yourself
It’s National Volunteer Week and this year is the first time in over 18 years that I have not been involved with volunteering or organising something for volunteers. Last year doesn’t count because I was in Spain. You know me, I can't just sit on my hands, so when I saw the appeal go out … Continue reading Volunteering Makes Me Happy
Over the course of my career, I have met a great many people and listened to a zillion public speakers ranging from royalty and heads of state to PTA Chairs and multibillionaires. Tonight, I heard the best speaker ever! This evening I was very privileged to meet Li Cunxin. Many of you reading this post … Continue reading The best speaker I have EVER heard!
A/N - I' m delighted to have Bob McInnis as my very first guest blogger. Right – wrong: is it a matter of perspective? While I believe there are some absolutes, I am less certain about a lot of things. I read voraciously, listen attentively, think deeply, reflect and synthesize. The condensed product bears a … Continue reading Being True to Yourself Series – Part 3. Right – wrong: is it a matter of perspective?
I've always espoused the value of Me Time and today I had a lovely midday break in amongst my busy schedule. I took time out to head to the cinema, unfortunately I couldn't stretch to enough time for lunch too. I went to see the movie 6 Ways to Santiago. It’s about 6 different people … Continue reading A Little Me Time – The Camino