Have You Ever Had a BAD Idea? I Did And This Is What Happened…

There are good ideas and then there are bad ideas. Have you ever had a bad idea? I most certainly did. Back in 2013, I had a really BAD idea and this is what happened…   It began with a simple idea: “What would be a fun project to work on with the people I […]

Quick Guide: 2017 Kick Starter

2017 is here and with that, here are THREE I’s to help you kick off your year! Looking for a Little Something, Something To Look Forward to Each Month? Twelve months of inspiration, encouragement, playbigplaynow challenges, and fill-in-the-_________ goodness, this calendar will help you soar to new heights in 2017! It’s Raw. Organic. 100% Junk […]

31 & 9: Mis(s) Understood-Your Purpose. My Purpose. Our Purpose. Exposed.

31 Weeks Down, 9 to Go!   It’s been 31.5 weeks and the wonder and awe of being pregnant has not gone away. I live in utter amazement, immense gratitude, deep reflection, and the occasional moments of “is this real?”. It became oh-so-real the first time I saw that little heart beating inside of me […]

How to Overcome the Stress of “I Have No Time!”

“I have no time!” How many times have you heard someone say this? How many times have you heard yourself say this? I know I have. More than once. The truth is, when something is important to us, we will make the time. The lie we tell ourselves is that it has to be a […]

Seven Books On Leadership, Lifestyle, and Legacy

As many of you know, I love books. I love reading books, giving away books, you know the deal. I often get asked “what are you reading or do you have any book recommendations?” As such, I created The Library of Love on Big Picture Fine Focus dedicated to book reviews and recommendations. This week […]

Two Truths and a Li(f)e: The Surprising Thing to Do With Our Flaws…

As a child, I loved to play “make believe” or “let’s pretend.” Perhaps this knack for playing different parts was the reason I landed roles in several musicals as a child.   I liked to act. I liked to pretend to be older than I was. As a child I loved to mimick the “grown-ups” […]

What is YOUR Signature Trademark? Part III: 5 Things to Consider

For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been exploring the question: What is YOUR Signature Trademark? (You can read Part I here and/or Part II: from Pitiful to Powerful here) In Part III today, we’ll borrow a couple of pages from our Fill-In-The-Blanks book that give us FIVE things to consider re: Y(our) Signature Trademark. […]

What is Your Signature Trademark? Part II: …from Pitiful to Powerful

Wait and see. I’m not sure about you but those words don’t exactly produce the ooey gooey feelings within me. If anything, it generates the curious (insert often times impatient) nature in me that says “what and why are we waiting and what are we going to see?” Can you relate? If you’ve ever had […]