When I started my business in 1998 people were still running to Blockbuster to rent VHS videos (I know, right!) and Britney Spears had just released her debut single “Baby One More Time.” I’m wrapping up a month of celebrating 20 years with 20 business lessons learned from the last 2 decades of … [Read more...] about 20,000 people. 20 years. 20 business lessons. What I’ve learned over the last 2 decades of running RPS
The party continues with 20 things you need to know about Goal Setting, learned from my 20 years in business. I started my business in 1998, the same year the International Space Station began to be assembled while we were cuddling our fav furry Furby pets. And after 20 years I’ve learned a thing or … [Read more...] about 20 things you need to know about Goal Setting from 20 years in business
The same year I started my business Apple came out with its iconic “Think Different” campaign and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets came out. While I’ve got my eye on the past, I am pulling it into the future. Here’s continuing the celebration of my 20 years in business with 20 perspectives on … [Read more...] about 20 things you need to know about Life Lenses™
Can you believe Q4 is upon us? Time for planning. (And the chance to win a free gift at the end of this post.) Whether your planning is jump started by the back to school regime &/or fourth quarter it’s a great time to hit the pause button. Think of September like the new New Year. Hitting … [Read more...] about How to get around the glitch of planning from (only) your perspective
Feel like the year's getting away from you faster than an ice cream cone melting on a hot summer day? Like seriously, you can feel the melted ice cream sliding down your arm, escaping you & feeling icky & sticky. Do you feel slightly faint & dizzy when you realize it’s already AUGUST … [Read more...] about Holy cow, it’s August already & I have no idea what I’ve been doing!
A blast of pungent, loamy, putrid smell wafted by my nose. Next came an odd, indescribable sounds of protest - a whine, guttural groan & deep, back of the throat rumbling wrapped into one. Turning around I saw our beasts of burden for the first time - 3 camels that would accompany us on a … [Read more...] about 5 lessons from trekking with camels
Kenya is my new home. I've moved here after living my entire life in Canada. I find myself asking people, on a regular basis, where's home? If you've lived overseas for any length of time you'll understand the pregnant pause that happens when you ask someone where's home? A few ums are thrown … [Read more...] about Home is a pregnant pause & expat 'um'
I was looking forward to this past weekend. Really looking forward to it. Both my husband and oldest kid were out of town, leaving some precious 1:1 time with my youngest. After dropping off my oldest at the ferry terminal to visit his grandparents my youngest and I headed back to the van, hand … [Read more...] about When should I get a girlfriend says my 9 year old; identifying & escaping boxed in thinking