Positive Thinking Vs. Assholes

Positive thinking is no match for real life assholes.Sure, it can make you feel better.But, eventually, if it’s your only tool, you will become the asshole too.   An attitude of gratitude is no match for a climate of shit storms.And, focusing on the bread doesn’t make the crap sandwich taste any better. Preparing for theContinue reading “Positive Thinking Vs. Assholes”

I don’t know anything about Poetry I only know that truth is the goal

The poems, as with any creative endeavor, are starting to get a life of their own. Originally, I figured this was just about getting the poems out in the world. What seems to be happening now, is that I am realizing this is about me practicing what I preach and being an example for thoseContinue reading “I don’t know anything about Poetry I only know that truth is the goal”

Gut Punch Poetry #2

How do you believe in yourself when the path forward is unclear? Where does the faith that you will be able to do what you set out to do come from? My second #poem from the #gutcheckpoetry book I’m sharing out loud, is about what it feels like to not have a clear plan, and build the momentum youContinue reading “Gut Punch Poetry #2”

I Quit

For the last ten years, I’ve sought out every stage I could speak on and every opportunity to run a workshop (especially if it was brain based). Today, I’m changing my focus.  If I could count the number of times I’ve ended a workshop, had a powerful experience with the participants, only to have someoneContinue reading “I Quit”

I’m Not Your Coach

I’m not your coachI’m just an instrument You don’t succeed because of meYou simply use me to succeed It’s not the questions or the strategies that work for youIt’s working the questions that makes your strategies sound I’m not your coachI’m just a mirror The reflection your seeking won’t help you do your hairThe imageContinue reading “I’m Not Your Coach”