From Mindless to Mindful – The Power of Paying Attention

English author, poet, and dramatist Eden Phillpotts wrote, “The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” (The quote is often attributed to William Butler Yeats, but scholars say it actually comes from Phillpotts.) When I read that quote, I thought about my friend and Transformational Presence colleague Rebecca…

Choosing Where To Put Your Focus – Photography As a Metaphor For Life

Spending time in nature with my camera feeds my soul. Something happens just by putting a camera in my hand. Immediately, I start looking for beauty, for interesting plays of light, for textures and patterns. I notice things I hadn’t noticed before. I notice the big-picture views and “landscape” shots as well as details, textures,…

Finding Your Core Message

If you could share one, simple, clear, fundamental message with the world, what would it be? What one, simple sentence would say it all? Better still, just one word. Simplifying, stripping down, and clarifying the essence of who I am and why I’m here has been a recurring theme in my life. Every couple of…

Finding Your Core Message

If you could share one, simple, clear, fundamental message with the world, what would it be? What one, simple sentence would say it all? Better still, just one word. Simplifying, stripping down, and clarifying the essence of who I am and why I’m here has been a recurring theme in my life. Every couple of…

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