“Life Could Be a Dream” By Mickie Zada

So, it seems like songs are my inspiration recently.  This morning it’s “Sh-boom, Sh-boom, ya, da,da,da,da,da, sh- boom, sh-boom… life could be a dream, sweetheart!”  It was a 1954 hit by The Chords.  I’m not old enough to really remember this original song, but it’s...

“It’s Never Too Late” By Mickie Zada

You have got to believe; it’s never too late!  I hear people say, and I bet you do, too….”I’m too old to do that!”; “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”; “It is what it is…I’ll live this way the rest of my life”. Here is Southwest Florida there are a lot of older...

“Hey Horse….Here’s the Water!” By Mickie Zada

I LOVE that comment, “Hey Horse…Here’s the Water!”  I heard it last night while listening to a training video.  The point, of course, is “You can lead a horse to water….”  but a small percentage of those led actually drink! There are a gazillion classes, groups,...

Change is an In-side Job By Mickie Zada

If you’ve followed my podcasts, live videos or blogs you’ve heard the story about young circus elephants being tethered by heavy chains conditioned that they could only move a certain distance. Once they are “trained”, the chain is replaced with a rope.  A rope the...

“Becoming Yourself is a Team Sport” By Mickie Zada

Becoming yourself is a team sport, not a solo race. I once heard Dr. John Maxwell say he felt sorry for a person who described himself as a “self-made man”.  Dr. Maxwell’s response was “I’m so sorry.  That must have been difficult and lonely.”  Why was that his...

“A Sense of Security” By Mickie Zada

A sense of security is necessary for personal growth.  It’s a missing ingredient in any unhealthy relationship, including damaging and abusive situations.  When people are made to feel secure, and appreciated and valued, they thrive. When you feel secure, appreciated...