Be the change you want to see in the workplace!


In my part of the world, today is the first day back at work after the Christmas Holiday break. I’m always excited about getting back into the swing of things, although as a solo-preneur, I’m never really 100% “on holidays” – my mind is always noticing things, collecting ideas, putting thoughts together in new and interesting ways. This is why

Ban Resolutions!


Are you as sick as I am of all the noise at this time of year about New Year’s Resolutions? We all know that most New Year’s Resolutions don’t last much beyond the hangover.  This New Year, I’m taking a New Approach and have decided to avoid goal-setting. This year, I’m looking for New Opportunities and I’m going goal-getting! The problem is

About TIME for Optimism!


When a topic hits the cover of TIME magazine, you know it’s definitely in the mindspace of the population.  I’ve been passionately pursuing this area of expertise for several decades, starting with “The Happiness Habit” and moving my way through a number of iterations to this current one – the “Optimism Zone”. I’m so excited at the validation of

Optimists are Brave!


Be like this little guy and be brave! Step up to the challenges that are thrown your way. Making a realistic assessment of the situation, then taking an optimistic approach will increase your odds of getting a great outcome Bravery is not about doing silly things (like planking on the edge of a balcony – that’s just stupid!). It’s about