Words with Rhythm

It was time to overcome my terror of communicating in front of a large audience, and I decided to participate in a series of public speaking competitions in junior and senior high school. I was unable to explain even to myself exactly why I was placing myself into a situation where in all probability I…

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MoMondays Calgary June 10

Buy Advance Tickets → June is known for the large number of marriages that occur over the course of the month. Juno was the goddess of marriage so some consider it good luck to be married in this month. In Iceland, folklore says that if you bathe naked in the morning dew on the morning…

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MoMondays Calgary May 13, 2013

Everybody knows that Alberta is rich with natural resources, but did you know that Calgary is rich with natural human resources? Since MoMondays launched in Calgary last February, we’ve heard some of the most incredible personal stories and we’ve met some of the most wonderful people!

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We all start somewhere

So this coming Monday, I have the opportunity to be one of the speakers at MoMondays in Calgary, Alberta. I am excited and a little nervous… okay a lot nervous. This will be the first time speaking on this topic ever to a live audience. Yes I’ve done blog talk radio shows about this subject,…

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Nobody knows how great you are. (Not even you!)

I used to think that self-confidence was a key ingredient to success. I used to think that successful people were all self-assured and secure in their own worth and abilities. Now I know too many people who lack self-confidence, self-assuredness and self-worth — yet are successful anyway. Clearly, there’s something else at play here. It…

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MoMondays Calgary, April 8 2013

MMM! Looking for some Mid-Monthly Motivational Momentum (along with some munchies)? You can get all that, and then some, at Calgary’s Motivational Mondays.

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I Won’t Bring my Bike, But I Will Talk About Cycling

On March 11 MoMonday Calgary, I will be presenting “Wind and Hills”, where I chronicle my humorous journey as an amateur cyclist and the growth in my passion for road cycling. I will tell of how, at the age of 10, I obsessed over teaching myself to ride a 2 wheeled “hand-me-down” bike – which…

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Why I spoke at momondays and YOU should too!

The seven brave souls who appeared at Calgary’s first momondays were certainly taking a chance! (There were lots of speakers and potential speakers in the audience checking it out for next time!) As one of those speakers, I discovered that momondays has something to offer speakers at all experience levels! New speakers are always faced…

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MoMondays Calgary, Feb 4 2013

Calgarians have spoken – and we listened! The well received first MoMonday crowd said they want to do it again – so we will. (What can we say, they twisted our collective arms.)

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