January 2, 2019

2019 A Personal Note and a Gift From Me to You

Thank you for being in my world. I’m sitting in front of a fire writing this on a snow laden mountain about to night ski for the first time. I don’t really ski, so skiing at night brings a myriad of interesting feelings. Normally I’d be on a beach this time of […]
November 25, 2018

Everyone Needs a Vacation

In today’s world, there is so much stress. With constant wild fires, shootings, and tornadoes, bad things happen so constantly that it can be hard to focus on the good things. That’s why everyone needs some time away from their work or school. Every day we spend energy on some type of […]
December 10, 2017

What’s your biggest dream?

What’s your biggest dream? This is a question worth contemplating. We have all had dreams since childhood, some crazy, and some realistic. When I was 9, I wanted to be a lion tamer. Looking back, I suspect it wasn’t about the lions at all, but about courage and validation. Many dreams are […]
September 15, 2017

Words Change Lives

A couple of days ago, I sat with one of the attendees of The Conversation Event. He is a father, executive and a true world changer. The talk reminded me of how words can change lives. He explained a conversation he had with his mother just before she died. She could not […]
September 4, 2017

Your Wealth

How many summers do you have left? Nobody knows. Let’s make it count! Most people see financial advisors to protect their wealth for the next generation. But most do not think about how to preserve true wealth: The words and experiences you have inside of you. Invest in building your wealth. The […]
September 1, 2017

A personal letter to our friends about Hurricane Harvey:

A personal letter to our friends about Hurricane Harvey: no donation request, no action required Dear Friends, What can you do today to impact the world? Let’s have a conversation about giving. It costs nothing to give a smile, a helping hand or a kind word to a stranger. As you know […]
August 19, 2017

What’s your legacy?

OnFire Leadership Company CEO, Tammy Kling, was featured in the Huffington Post yesterday and we didn’t even see it coming. Someone interviewed her and then lo and behold we saw it on Huffington Post. Click here to check out the article! Tammy didn’t know she was going to be the leader of […]
August 7, 2017

3 Book Marketing Secrets (That no one thinks of!)

3 solid tips from the word expert to influence and engage audiences. Words are Currency. But if you’ve written a book and can’t understand why it’s not a bestseller, ask yourself if it’s time for a revision. When we write books or coach people through speeches I always say that selling – […]
August 7, 2017

Dream Big

Who will you meet this year that could change your life? Each year at The Conversation Mastermind, strangers connect to impact each other’s lives. One world changer is Josey Parks, who was featured on the show Blue Collar Millionaire. Millennial Josey Parks never did dream small, even as a kid. After his […]
June 8, 2017

What’s your legacy

When we write a book, we always begin with the end in mind. We ask a client specific questions over six weeks on telephone coaching calls. This is an intentional process for creating speeches and writing books. One of the questions I ask is: What was the best day of your life? […]