Bucket Contributors

Bucket Contributors

What would our lives look like if once a week we shared a simple moment of gratitude with one another? Would we be more thankful—perhaps more appreciative—maybe change a moment or a day of another? Might we change our own happiness or our own ability to...
6 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Success

6 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Success

Albert Schweitzer said, “Success is not the key to happiness.  Happiness is the key to success.  If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” Gone are the times where success is defined by wealth, power and notoriety.  In today’s modern economy...
Are You Not Motivated . . . or Not Inspired?

Are You Not Motivated . . . or Not Inspired?

Several years ago I was sitting in a seminar on motivation and the speaker asked how many of us, at any point in time, felt like we lacked motivation.  There were about 50 people in the room and each of our hands shot up at the same time.  As he continued to talk and...
Are You Listening??

Are You Listening??

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.  ~  Epictetus Humans are social creatures and as such, we often seek the companionship of close relationships and intimacy – that experience of being in the presence of another and feeling...
Operation Outside a XMAS box!

Operation Outside a XMAS box!

Giving is rewarding.  Giving gifts is rewarding too.  No doubt about either of those statements.  For some however, gifting may be very uncomfortable.  What happens when we feel times of low creativity or when we just cannot figure out something to offer when giving...