Monthly Archives: February 2019

Montaigne Motivates

“When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.”   Michel de Montaigne Just to refresh your memory, Montaigne is the 16th … Continue reading

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Abundance Abounds

I love the word “abundance” – it feels full and rich, doesn’t it? My trusty Century Dictionary says it all, defining abundance as: “overflowing plenty, copious or ample sufficiency, profusion, affluence, also abounding or rich in something.” Its root, translated … Continue reading

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Golden Opportunities

A fable: In ancient times, a king had a boulder placed in the middle of a roadway. Then he hid himself to see if anyone would take the time and trouble to remove the huge rock which blocked the way … Continue reading

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Write ON!

My friend and mentor Dr. Rob Gilbert’s amazing Success Hotline (973.743.4690) is a constant source of motivation for me in writing this blog. In fact, his stories and daily hotline actually inspired me to launch KWD. I was thrilled when … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

“What do you like doing best in the world, Pooh?” “Well,” said Pooh, “what I like best –” and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a … Continue reading

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Washington’s Wisdom

In honor of George Washington’s birthday, also my wonderful husband David’s birthday, some words of wisdom from our Founding Father to ponder: “It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.” “It is better to be alone than … Continue reading

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Seventeen Words

A story and a gift: At his retirement dinner, a successful executive told his friends that when he was a young man, one day a mentor of his had handed him his business card, On the back, his mentor had … Continue reading

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