We got that outstanding news (about one of my company‘s projects)! And then this wonderful review (below) from someone with decades of experience in appreciating what makes a good story. I read What Now, Lieutenant? early one afternoon and became so engrossed I turned the last page only a few hours later. Knowing of the […]
“Life was as delicate as the paper held in her hand.” Lessons learned… from what was found in the old trunk.
On Monday August 30, 1993, I got the call I do remember. Shock is too thin a word. The hardest hit to the most sensitive part of a man doesn’t come close to conveying how I felt when my brother told me my mother had shot herself. She was only 61.
I answered the phone, and after the “Hi, how’re you doing,” he had started the conversation: “I believe many of these students have already formed the way they view life. If they don’t have basic honesty as part of who they are…” It was Tom Faught, one of my clients on the phone; he’d emailed […]
How do you start to tell your story? It all begins with a single step…
In these times, when an American president won’t state we’ll stand by our Allies… lest we forget… 73 years ago we did stand together to fight and defeat a great evil. On July 25, 1998 I sat in a theater and never have I had a more gut-wrenching moment brought about by a movie opening. […]
These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.
True Stories From Real Business Women – Stories That Inspire We often read about famous and inspiring entrepreneurs like Oprah Winfrey and Steve Jobs, but we rarely hear about the thousands of successful business owners all around us. They’re male, female, young, old, college educated or lacking a degree. No matter the type, it’s […]
I would not choose to erase the past. Seven years ago, it was the future concerned me. At the time, the present pressed hard and I felt my future, the vision I had for it, fading. Finally, I was so dissatisfied, so terribly mad at letting life live me instead of me living it, I made a decision to change from what I thought I had to do… to doing what I wanted to do.
“You should write a book,” people tell you. Or perhaps you’ve had that thought yourself. And maybe the interest in writing your story or memoir has grown because with it you can leave something permanent as a legacy that provides details never shared before. With it you can educate, inform or entertain others; even create intellectual […]