Whew…We’re half way through 2020 and what a turbulent year it’s been so far in the event industry around the world…
As a so-called ‘motivational speaker’, I must confess there have been times when I haven’t felt especially motivated. And needed to remind myself of one of my key messages to not waste energy on what we can’t change.
So was focused on writing a new book but after a rejection by a publisher, a friend suggested I read one of my earlier books to get my mojo back!
‘Hot Lemon and Honey-Reflections for Success in Times of Change’ was launched as the first self-help book of the new millennium on January 1, 2000. It became a best-seller and 20 years later, is still in print. As I flipped through some chapter headings below, I realised that like the ocean, some principles of Mother Nature and human nature, although always changing, remain timeless:
The last one written by Somerset Maugham in the 1800’s could have been written yesterday. So after some therapeutic swims in the ocean near my home in Sydney where these photos were taken, I’m approaching other publishers with renewed enthusiasm; and hope that even one of the above chapter headings may resonate with you during these still uncertain times and help you navigate the next chapters in your own life.