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Issue 032: A Thankgiving Wish From Mj

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” - William Arthur Ward During this month of thankfulness, we are extremely grateful for your support with Bounce-Up Chronicles. Thank you for your wonderful comments and topic...

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Issue 031: What It Takes To Make It Happen

“Emotions can get in the way or get you on the way” - Mavis Mazhura Have you read a social post that brought a smile because you knew somewhere along the way you had a part in making someone’s goal come true? Over the weekend, one of my former private clients, a young...

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Issues 030: Start over or jump start?

“The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine.” - Mike Murdock Have you ever thought about the difference between “start over,” “fresh start," and “jumpstart”? A few days ago, a talented colleague who had his best year in 2019 called. “I’m getting...

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Break free of status quo!

“The riskiest thing we can do is just maintain the status quo.” - Bob Iger Like many companies, Lisa Ryan’s Grategy™ speaking business came to a screeching halt by the end of March 2020. Without in-person conferences being held, there wasn’t a need for keynote...

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Got hope?

“Courage is like love: it must have hope for nourishment” - Napoleon Bonaparte During my seven-hour treatments, I focused on work, with the support of my "Magic Wand (treatment) team"We’re in the last week of what has been coined “Pinktober.” Four years ago, this...

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Good things happen when you prove the naysayers wrong

“Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out." - Coach John Wooden Do naysayers have an impact on your decisions or outcomes? Research shows adults are more prone to allow naysayers to influence their behaviors/actions than...

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A School Project Creates a Movement

“You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can't get them across, your ideas won't get you anywhere." - Lee Iacocca Photos courtesy of Love Your MelonHas a start-up ever grabbed your attention so much that you followed its path? In 2014, a campus tour led by college...

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Moving Forward Against the Odds

“Success in life depends on your desire to keep moving forward despite the odds." - Lailah Gifty Akita In the conclusion of the zipline excursion series, the Hummingbird Zip Line Course’s story exemplifies the meaning of “bounce-up™” and could resonate with you during...

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Determination overpowers fear

“Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right." - Henry Ford “Mj, your newsletter really resonated with me,” a colleague shared, talking about my ziplining excursion in last week’s edition. His response kicked off the second topic in this...

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Is fear real?

“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.” - Eleanor Roosevelt   Have you looked at a photo and instantly you’re taken back to that moment in time? This past week a photo memory from 2013...

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