Wisdom Wednesday #17 – Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

I studied Human Communication in school which studies how we as beings communicate beyond words.  Since then, I have always been fascinated with Human Communication, specifically non-verbal communication because it is how we communicate the majority of the time. Non-verbal communication covers tone of voice, rate of speech, touch, body language, appearance and environment.  When…

Wisdom Wednesday #10 – Great Leaders Inspire Action

When I was a teenager I had opportunities to go to several leadership programs.  What I loved the most about those programs were the motivational speakers because they inspired me a lot as a teen and as a young leader.  One specific speaker said: “People don’t care how much you know, until they know how…

Wisdom Wednesday #8 – Finding Meaning

“Forge meaning.  Build identity.” That is Andrew Solomon’s mantra and one of the many points he made in his recent TEDTalk “How the Worst Moments in Our Lives Make Us Who We Are.”  I saw this video this spring when it hit the inter-webs and I was drawn to it at the time because I…

Wisdom Wednesday # 7 – How to Overcome Fear

After watching a few videos on fear this video is really great because the speaker had to over come various obstacles to make her childhood dreams a reality.  Each step of the way she choose to Face Everything And Rise and offers advice on how to “Reprogram Your Brain to Overcome Fear.”  The steps she…

Wisdom Wednesday #5 – How to Achieve Your Childhood Dreams

I have always admired people who were dealt a hard hand in life, but manage to keep smiling and/or over come their struggle.  In the hero’s journey of storytelling the story of the underdog is a story the audience wants to see and never gets tired of seeing.  We want to see the underdog rise…

Wisdom Wednesday #1 – The Power of Vulnerability

Introducing Wisdom Wednesday.  We all have wisdom of our own and things that we have come to understand at this point in our lives.  As we grow what we have come to understand and how we see the world changes, evolves, is longer needed or is sometimes forgotten.  Wisdom Wednesday will be a monthly post…