I Joined the John Maxwell Team

I spent an amazing four days at the John Maxwell Team Advanced Certification event in Orlando, Florida, this past weekend. After a rather early start and a 5:40 a.m. flight from Sacramento, I arrived in Orlando on Friday evening. Although I missed the “early” event Friday afternoon, I was fully present at every scheduled event afterward, and there were many! … Read More

Please Consider Supporting My Relay For Life Fundraiser

I am participating in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life because I want to make a meaningful difference in the fight against cancer. Almost everyone has been touched by cancer, either through their own personal battle or through someone they love. I was diagnosed with colon cancer in July of 2010. I have been clear for four years now, … Read More

Back Into the Breach

Reposted from Semicolonthebook.com Just got off the phone with GI. I scheduled my next colonoscopy. May 22nd. I would have thought a lot of the anxiety would have gone away. I was wrong. LOL Still, I’m looking forward to going in and getting it done, and getting the “all clear.” Somehow I thought this cancer chapter of my life would … Read More

It’s Not the Goal That Drives You

Have you ever considered why you are doing something and thought, “Well, that’s a silly question. I want to do it for X” (X being the seemingly obvious goal)? I suggest to you that the “obvious” answer isn’t the real answer at all. Here’s what I mean. The goals we set for ourselves are real, but they’re not the real reasons … Read More