Monday, December 20, 2010

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Tis the time of the Year to Wish Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. It has been an amazing year and I am so happy to have You in my life. Lots has happened this year and I know that there are many posts to come in 2011, new adventures new experiences. I hope that everyone has a very very Merry Christmas and a Safe and Happy New Year.

I will continue to post in Jan.

Best wishes, and sending lots of love to my dearest over seas!!!!!!


Thursday, December 16, 2010

Mr. Robin Sharma is one of the influencial writers, I have read many of his books and find that the way he delivers his message really hits home for me. I wanted to share this list with you all. Given I am not there yet in doing them all myself but it is a great reminder that simpilicty in life is really powerful in life. Please enjoy! Rebecca I want to shift gears from leadership to a pure focus on crafting an exceptional life for this blog post. Ultimately, life goes by in a blink. And too many people live the same year 80 times. To avoid getting to the end and feeling flooded regret over a live half-lived, read (and then apply) these tips:

1. Exercise daily.
2. Get serious about gratitude.
3. See your work as a craft.
4. Expect the best and prepare for the worst.
5. Keep a journal.
6. Read “The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin”.
7. Plan a schedule for your week.
8. Know the 5 highest priorities of your life.
9. Say no to distractions.
10. Drink a lot of water.
11. Improve your work every single day.
12. Get a mentor.
13. Hire a coach.
14. Get up at 5 am each day.
15. Eat less food.
16. Find more heroes.
17. Be a hero to someone.
18. Smile at strangers.
19. Be the most ethical person you know.
20. Don’t settle for anything less than excellence.
21. Savor life’s simplest pleasures.
22. Save 10% of your income each month.
23. Spend time at art galleries.
24. Walk in the woods.
25. Write thank you letters to those who’ve helped you.
26. Forgive those who’ve wronged you.
27. Remember that leadership is about influence and impact, not title and accolades.
28. Create unforgettable moments with those you love.
29. Have 5 great friends.
30. Become stunningly polite.
31. Unplug your TV.
32. Sell your TV.
33. Read daily.
34. Avoid the news.
35. Be content with what you have.
36. Pursue your dreams.
37. Be authentic.
38. Be passionate.
39. Say sorry when you know you should.
40. Never miss a moment to celebrate another.
41. Have a vision for your life.
42. Know your strengths.
43. Focus your mind on the good versus the lack.
44. Be patient.
45. Don’t give up.
46. Clean up your messes.
47. Use impeccable words.
48. Travel more.
49. Read “As You Think”.
50. Honor your parents.
51. Tip taxi drivers well.
52. Be a great teammate.
53. Give no energy to critics.
54. Spent time in the mountains.
55. Know your top 5 values.
56. Shift from being busy to achieving results.
57. Innovate and iterate.
58. Speak less. Listen more.
59. Be the best person you know.
60. Make your life matter.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

180 Degrees

Yes, My entire life has done a 180!

I am at my new job, its amazing! I really do love sales.

ummm yeah so I am seeing someone too, actually its not just dating either.. I am in,, all in... head over heels fallin in Love! yup I said it!!! He is an amazing compliment to my life. His name is Phil, and its only a matter of time till he is living here with me.. yah 180 Right! I knew in the first two weeks too, like ahhhhh helll,, this is for real, and I am loving it. I will have to get a pic of the two of us and post it here ;)