I was in a retail environment when I heard the softly spoken, yet magical words: Can I ask your opinion? Oh, sweet nirvana . . . a slice of ruminative heaven captured within a grammatically challenged five-worded query, posed to someone whose inventory of opinions could populate the same spreadsheet used to calculate a rocket’s … Continue reading Can I Ask Your Opinion?
“Tall Tim, how do you do it? How do you stand up in front of complete strangers, and make it seem like you've known them forever?” It’s a frequently asked question. My one syllable response: Trust. Trust is the wedge that props open the door to perspective, allowing us to recognize veiled similarities despite overt … Continue reading Three Voices That Inspired Me To Be A Speaking Leader
Remember back when you were a child . . . You would spend all day playing, doing things that you loved to do. Imagination took you to places your dreams said you should go. Creativity was limitless, as you saw yourself being who you wanted to be, not what someone told you to become. You … Continue reading 3 Steps To Simplify Your Personal Growth And Development
I was searching for solutions among the challenges one morning, and my music choice – “Music of the Grand Canyon” – reflected the mood. Nine year-old Nikolas came into the room, careful not to disturb the sanctity of a home office (“you can see me, but I’m not here”), but inexplicably drawn to the music … Continue reading Culturally Speaking, The Grand Canyon Is Still Being Made