Being intentional and driven is the ticket to thriving

Midlife Celebration Keynote Speaking
Yesterday while signing a few books.


Like anyone who is striving, we do things that most others think is too much.

Our attitude doesn’t mind though. In fact, our attitude thrives on it.

Important to note that doing too much includes the hard work required to simplify, downsize, focus, and serve.

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Are you strong enough? Driven enough?

Motivational Speakers


(photo: Walmart parking lot.)

The Seagull is making a statement to the other birds wanting a piece of what’s in that box, “Back off”.

Are you strong enough?

Less than three weeks for a one-year experiment to conclude.




When you become famous, nobody looks at you as a human anymore. You become public property. – Beyonce

There are books in progress that will raise Mid Life Celebration’s public profile.

A goal so ridiculously big that fame is worth the risk. -jn

Remember, none of these words for a year: I, me, mine, my.


Because for a prolific writer to not use them is impossible.

PS. Not even in emails, social media updates and comments. Insanely difficult. Ludicrous.

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Dear Son

Dear Son, Do You Know Why…

Jack the bear (top, center) was always with you, even here, waiting for your (2nd) Gastroenterologist…

Dear Son, do you know why I write 5 different blogs every day before I head out the door? To teach you about life’s 5 big choices.

You inspired me to start a 100-day challenge to write everyday.

That was 639 days ago, and roughly 3,350 blog posts later…each post has a link to the next Blog so you can easily and quickly read all 5.

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Would Your Life Change?

Meet The Driven

Message On A Hotel Room Key, April 2010
Message On A Hotel Room Key, April 2010

Steve Jobs, MBA candidates, Olympic athletes, Soldiers, Missionaries, Internet Entrepreneurs, Grandparents.

Once you know what your purpose is, the only thing that can stop you is you.

Eight days…

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