What would you do? Operation Jericho

August 15th, 2017

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Who is Jonathan Ball? “He skipped the senior prom for boot camp and took his first plane ride to report in San Diego. The environment was challenging and purposely disorienting, but he loved it. He volunteered for all tasks and immersed himself in the training to gain experience and expertise over eight years of service, … Continued

From C-Student to the C-Suite  is a modern day guide to business and relationships! It’s so much fun, it sizzles!  This book is your perfect companion — from the beach to the boardroom! Building real and meaningful connections has been a key component of Tami Holzman’s path to becoming an empowered boardroom broad.  From her … Continued

Ani Pema Chödrön was invited to give the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class of Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. Her speech was inspired by this quote from Samuel Beckett: “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” As Chödrön writes: “No one ever knows what is going to happen … Continued

I was deeply touched by Glennon Doyle Melton’s book, Carry On Warrior. Melton’s book helped me remember that people are messy. Her new book, Love Warrior, is full of wisdom about the fact that life is hard. She shares about her deep despair when her marriage was devastated by infidelity. I appreciate her honesty about … Continued

As Thanksgiving approaches this week, I was thinking about gratitude and what has changed in my life since last year at this time. During 2015, I focused on improving my eyesight. Being able to see better and have my eyes work together has been changing my life. It was a challenging process to create new … Continued

I struggle with what I tell myself about myself. When I chose to leave Thailand in 2014 and eventually my marriage, I was challenged at first to believe I even made a choice. I felt like events were happening to me and I felt out of control. I felt like a victim. I was angry … Continued

When Luvvie Ajayi moves to America in the 5th grade from Nigeria, she is misunderstood. Many Americans think of Africa as one place and not 54 separate countries with different cultures and issues. I loved when she answered a question from another elementary school student and essentially said: “Yes, you are right I used to … Continued

On Mondays, I write about motivation as inspiration for myself and to share about myself and my website. I am honored and inspired that many writers and travelers continue to share their personal stories in my ten Travel Writing Awards on We Said Go Travel. For the past month, I have written more about my … Continued