Personal Development


13 Things I Never Told My Children

From “Things I Never Told My Children” I’m sure I demonstrated my “real” values to my kids as they were growing up — good and bad. That’s easy.  We live, they watch and the truth comes out. What I didn’t do was actually tell them what I thought and believed […]


How I Choose Speakers for My Events

I’ve been selecting speakers for my events for over a decade and to be honest, it would be WONDERFUL to abdicate this important role. Why?  Because I often upset people — with my choices. After all, YOU probably wouldn’t pick the ALL of the speakers I’ve chosen and if you are […]


You Have A Choice

The List … I put together a long list of ways I’ve developed to help people create the impact that they want to have. You can see the list at:  http://kenmcarthur.com/help It’s a rather daunting list of options and sometimes when we are presented with a list of options we get even […]


Lasting Art

The creation of art is hard, but I’m one hundred percent sure I can accomplish it from time to time.   I’ve completely re-booted my career countless times creating art in various forms.   As a child I started singing. (because that’s what you did in my family.) At 16, […]


“Things I Never Told My Children” 3

I’m sure I demonstrated my “real” values to my kids as they were growing up — good and bad. That’s easy.  We live, they watch and the truth comes out. What I didn’t do was actually tell them what I thought and believed to be true. The truth was, I […]


Take the EVERGREEN 24 hour impact challenge.

It’s time to measure your impact! The reason most people don’t think that they make a difference is because they don’t measure it, so today I’m going to challenge you to do something for the next 24 hours. Get a simple piece of paper. Draw a vertical line down the […]


Expectations

Expectations can cause some of the biggest disappointments in your life. It doesn’t matter what you are expecting, actuality is unlikely to match expectations.


What Do You Do When the Reviews Are NOT What You Hoped For? 2

What do you do, when you work really hard on something, run it by the people you respect the most and the reviews are NOT want you hoped for? Getting feedback is an “interesting” exercise. While I don’t believe in the “the masses rule” over individual expression, it’s clear that […]


This is a bit harsh, but you know this is true …

If you are anything like me you can take years to do what you could do in a week.

You think, plan and try to figure out the “best” thing to do and then when you do something, you do it half-way and get half-way results — or worse.


Gordon Ramsay Clean-up Time!

He’s ugly, vulgar and abusive, but he does know how to run a business. Let me tell you a story, because …. It’s almost Independence Day It’s time to clean-up MY act I want to kickstart YOURS! Take a lesson from foul mouthed, abusive,”makeover” chef, Gordon Ramsay, the brute of “Kitchen […]