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Welcome to Weekend Mindfulness . . . to my clients, colleagues and friends. Join me every other Monday in getting motivated and inspired to act/think/feel differently.


July 27, 2012 (issue #366)

Dealing With the Skeptic Tank, How To Make a Power Presentation, There's No 13th Floor on Most Hotels

June 22, 2012 (issue #365)

On the Spirit of the Fourth, What Are Your True Stories, A Mindful Nation

May 25, 2012 (issue #364)

On Act of Kindness, The E-Myths Revisited - Top 10 Points, Can You Tell A Good Story

April 20, 2012 (issue #363)

Finding Beauty in Imperfection, A Speaking Spring, On a Price-Tag Society

April 6, 2012 (issue #362)

Give To Let Go, Are You Authentic, GNP In Costa Rica

February 24, 2012 (issue #361)

On Slowing Down, Making an Impression - Speak Up!, AAA-Choo!

February 10, 2012 (issue #360)

On Goodness, A Dozen Ways to be a Confident Speaker, What Can a Leader Learn From a Football Coach

January 27, 2012 (issue #359)

On Getting Attention, On Feeling Some Anxiety, On Disorganized Minds

January 14, 2012 (issue #358)

On Breathing Into Mindfulness, On Visual Storytelling, On THE Power of the Group


December 31, 2011 (issue #357)

On Letting Go, On Stories, On Resolution, On Power of Laughter

December 17, 2011 (issue #356)

On Happy Choices, On Being an Expert Speaker, On Lack of Communication, On Four Little Words

December 3, 2011 (issue #355)

On Practicing Compassion, On Speaking Points, On Being Different, On Recalling my Old Typewriter

November 14, 2011 (issue #354)

On An Open Heart, On The Start-Up, On The Extraordinary Speaker, On This Thanksgiving

October 31, 2011 (issue #353)

On Living in Your Heart, On the Bold Speaker, On Seven Habits, On Life-Lessons from Noah’s Ark

October 17, 2011 (issue #352)

On Life and Death, On 21 Life Lessons from Steve Jobs, On Drive, On the Point of the Story

September 26, 2011 (issue #351)

On A simple Act, On New Thinking, On Closing a Speech, On the Tee-Hee Twitter

September 12, 2011 (issue #350)

On Non-Violence, On Listening-Centered Speakers, On A (Apple) To Z (Zappos), On Fun With "Functuation"

August 29, 2011 (issue #349)

On No Way to Escape, On What They Want? Or Need?, On Being a Good Talker, On Belly Rolls

August 15, 2011 (issue #348)

On Perfectly Imperfect, On Otaku, On Zero Waste, On 11 Great things About America

August 1, 2011 (issue #347)

On Worrying Less, On Improvisational Comedy, On All Head and No Heart?, On Rumpled Beds and Minds

July 18, 2011 (issue #346)

On Possessions, On Great Speakers, On Being a Marketing Maven, On Our Dream

July 4, 2011 (issue #345)

On Stopping, On Speaking Jitters, On Peace, On Laughter Power

June 24, 2011 (issue #344)

On Being a Thillionaire, On Lessons from Costa Rica, On Questions, On Puns for Educated Minds

May 30, 2011 (issue #343)

On One Big World, On Irreverence, On Telling Stories, On Hypothetical Questions

May 16, 2011 (issue #342)

On Being You, On Imitating the Best, On Lessons from Charlie Brown, On the Maniac Pledge

May 2, 2011 (issue #341)

On Healing Us, On Strong Speakers, On Selecting Your Niche, On Being Silly

April 18, 2011 (issue #340)

On Negative Emotional States, On Taking the Challenge, On Them . . . Not You, On Nomen et Omen

April 4, 2011 (issue #339)

On Possessions, On Speaking Like a Pro, On Perceiving Values, On Simplicity

March 14, 2011 (issue #338)

On Exploring Spirituality, On the Wild Ride, On the Bold Speaker, On Daylight Savings Time

February 28, 2011 (issue #337)

On Right Action, On Your ($$) Worth, On Impact, On Humor-Wise

February 14, 2011 (issue #336)

On Goodness Within Us All, On Great Speakers, On Enthusiasm, On the Chocolate Quiz

January 24, 2011 (issue #335)

On the Shocks of Life, On Speakers Who Influence, On the Path of Mastery, On Hugging

January 10, 2011 (issue #334)

On Imagine, On the Point of the Story, On the Speaker Introduction, On New Self, New World



December 27, 2010 (issue #333)

On Letting Go, On Speaking Performance, On Being Attractive, On the Power of Laughter

December 13, 2010 (issue #332)

On Perfectly Imperfect, On Keeping It Real, On Fewer Objections, On Finding the "F"

November 29, 2010 (issue #331)

On "Imitating the Masters", On The Point of the Story, On "Actual" Community, On Four Little Words

November 15, 2010 (issue #330)

On Giving To Get, On Playing Ball, On Embracing Your Inner Pessimist, On This Thanksgiving

October 25, 2010 (issue #329)

On Doing Nothing, On the Many Faces of Fear, On the Multiplier Mindset, On Assumptions

October 11, 2010 (issue #328)

On Giving, On Conquering Your Fear, On the Columbus Effect, On De:

September 27, 2010 (issue #327)

On Doing, On Stories, On My Ideal Client, On Legume Facts

September 6, 2010 (issue #326)

On Ending Suffering, On Connection, On the Wizard of Westwood, On Pill Popping

August 23, 2010 (issue #325)

On the Practice of Generosity, On Coaching, On Blogging, On the Maniac Pledge

August 9, 2010 (issue #324)

On Suchness, On Marketing Gimmicks, On Taking Risks, On Reverse Living

July 19, 2010 (issue #323)

On Clear Mind, On Speaking in Public, On Multimedia Marketing, On Lightening Up

July 5, 2010 (issue #322)

On the Value of Money, On the Bold Speaker, On Brainstorming, On the Power of Laughter

June 21, 2010 (issue #321)

On Single Tasking, On Stories, On the 4-Way Test, On Maya Angelou

June 7, 2010 (issue #320)

On Being With Breath, On Speaker Legends, On the 96/4 Rule, On Making Time

May 24, 2010 (issue #319)

On Loving Kindness, On Successful Speakers, On Acts of Kindness, On Cutting for Stone

May 10, 2010 (issue #318)

On Happiness, On Impact, On Pricing, On Multiple Media

April 26, 2010 (issue #317)

On Tu Bi' Shevat, On Going With Your Gut, On Getting the Audience to Love U, On the Matzoh Ball Cure

April 12, 2010 (issue #316)

On the Spiritual Organization, On Connection, On Imagination, On Smells and Smiles

March 8, 2010 (issue #315)

On The "Sweet Spot", On Persuasion - Art or Science?, On Speaking with Significance, On High Coooo

February 22, 2010 (issue #314)

On The Secret to Happiness, On The Olympic Moment, On Marketing Tools, On Recommended Readings

February 8, 2010 (issue #313)

On Fabrengen, On 5 Little Snippets, On an “A’ Speaker, On the Tickle Monster

January 18, 2010 (issue #312)

On Getting Attention, On Following Up, On Good Aging, On Laughing with Your Grandchildren

January 4, 2010 (issue #311)

On Staying Awake, On Spontaneous Applause, On the Speaker Introduction, On Hypothetical Questions


December 21, 2009 (issue #310)

On Letting Go, On Business Fundamentals, On the Point of the Story, On Online Video

December 7, 2009 (issue #309)

On the First Noble Kvetch, On the Ideal Personal Character, On Interacting with Employees, On Lessons Learned

November 23, 2009 (issue #308)

On Fame or Integrity, On Three Secrets, On the Tiny Bell that guides Others, On Pinging

November 9, 2009 (issue #307)

On Giving, On Being a Mentor, On the Art of Follow-Up, On a Champion Speaker

October 26, 2009 (issue #306)

On Knowing Oneself, On the Mom & Pop Store, On Conquering Your Fear, On De:

October 12, 2009 (issue #305)

On Being Happy, On On the Extraordinary Speaker, On the Columbus Effect, On Recommended Reading

September 28, 2009 (issue #304)

On the Power of Forgiveness, On Great Speaking, On Success, On Shedding Tears

September 14, 2009 (issue #303)

On A Positive Attitude, On the Bee, On Being Paid to be Yourself, On the Skinniest House

August 17, 2009 (issue #302)

On Right Livelihood, On Great Presentations, On Significant Seniors, On the Power of Laughter

August 3, 2009 (issue #301)

On The Whole Person, On Unconditional Love, On the Humor Injection, On Doing Less and Listening More

July 20, 2009 (issue #300)

On Improving Your Health, On Selecting Your Niche, On Enthusiasm, On Watermelon

July 6, 2009 (issue #299)

On A Good Soul, On the Fear of Meeting Others, On Pinging, On Time

June 22, 2009 (issue #298)

On Beyond Fear and Hope, On a Memorable Speech, On Relationship Marketing, On Recommended Reading

June 8, 2009 (issue #297)

On Genuine Happiness, On Marketing or Selling?, On Internet Presence, On the Telephone

May 25, 2009 (issue #296)

On Goodness, On Lessons from Google, On Six Ways to Create Raving Fans, On Good Aging

May 11, 2009 (issue #295)

On the Courage of Compassion, On The Anatomy of a Decision, On A Great Speech, On Recommended Reading

April 13, 2009 (issue #293)

On Love's Garden, On the Marketing Revolution, On Your Body Language, On Habits of Highly Successful People

March 30, 2009 (issue #292)

On Lessons from Costa Rica, On Questions, On the Art of Selling, On Belly Rolls

March 2, 2009 (issue #291)

On the Secret to Happiness, On Old-Fashioned Interaction, On “The Nordstrom Way”, On Smells and Smiles

February 16, 2009 (issue #290)

On Lessons from Nature, On the Bucks Start Here, On the Faith Factor, On Reverse Living

February 2, 2009 (issue #289)

On Uncertainty, On Great Speakers, On the Chocolate Quiz, On Real Leaders

January 12, 2009 (issue #288)

On Hugs, On Real Connection, On Feeling Comfortable, On What’s in a Name?


December 29, 2008 (issue #287)

On Genuine Happiness, On Stories, On Defining a Problem, On Beds

December 15, 2008 (issue #286)

On Head and Heart, On Listening, On Winning in 2009, On Emily Post Etiquette

December 1, 2008 (issue #285)

On The Energy of Silence, On Doing It, On Being Irrestible, On the Crazy Ones

November 17, 2008 (issue #284)

On Scarcity Mentality, On Work/Life Balance, On The Bold Speaker, On Swinging

November 3, 2008 (issue #283)

On Possibilities, On Enthusiasm, On Transforming Business Culture, On Strong Speakers

October 20, 2008 (issue #282)

On Dismal Failures, On Voice Power, On Garrison Keillor, On The Sock

September 29, 2008 (issue #281)

On Patience, On Speaking Competently, On The Marketplace, On “Cell Yell”

September 15, 2008 (issue #280)

On Nonviolent Communication, On Listening to Callas, On Selecting Your Niche, On Being a Key Person

September 1, 2008 (issue #279)

On Bold Commitment, On Human Becomings, On Great Speakers, On Smells and Smiles

August 18, 2008 (issue #278)

On Olympic Movement, On Speaking Points, On Successful People, On Life-Lessons from Noah's Ark

August 4, 2008 (issue #277)

On Silence, On the Hazards of Multitasking, On the Bard, On Belly Rolls

July 21, 2008 (issue #276)

On Unconditional Love, On the Humor Injection, On Doing Less and Listening More, On Speaking Jitters

June 30, 2008 (issue #275)

On Hugging, On the Bully boss, On Garrison Keillor, On Speaking Jitters

June 16, 2008 (issue #274)

On Mindlessness, On Being a Great Speaker, On Garrison Keillor, On Speaking Jitters

June 2, 2008 (issue #273)

On Creating Happiness, On Millenials, On Your next Speech, On Fathers

May 19, 2008 (issue #272)

On Goodness, On Speaking Like a Pro, On Being Attractive, On Good Aging

April 28, 2008 (issue #271)

On Non Violence, On Living Fully, On Speaker's Nuggets, On Weird Trivia

April 14, 2008 (issue #270)

On Externalization, On Knowing Yourself, On First Impressions, On Student Lowlights

March 31, 2008 (issue #269)

On Gross National Happiness, On Questions, On The Art of Selling, On Unique Lunacy

March 17, 2008 (issue #268)

On Self-Righteousness, On Speaking Performance, On Your Way Up, On Daylight Saving Time

March 3, 2008 (issue #267)

On Anger, On a Need, On GEMMELSMERCH, On Wise Words

February 18, 2008 (issue #266)

On Feeling Fear, On Filler Words, On The Persistence Effect, On the Power of Laughter

February 4, 2008 (issue #265)

On A Guide to Happiness, On Stories, On Playing With Your Food, On Recommended Reading

January 21, 2008 (issue #264)

On the New Forgiveness, On Trying It, On A Healthy Voice, On Email Warnings

January 7, 2008 (issue #263)

On Staying Awake, On Having a Dream, On The Bagel, On Hypothetical Questions