055: How Leaders Set The Tone [Podcast} – Todd Stocker.com

As a Leader, you set a tone.  Is it a positive, life-giving one or does it make those who follow deflate?  How do leaders set a positive tone? ON THIS EPISODE: I answer a question from Tina regarding social media boundaries Setting the tone.  First let me tell you what that means, then share a … Continue reading 055: How Leaders Set The Tone [Podcast} – Todd Stocker.com

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019: Why Its Important To Laugh – Todd Stocker.com

Too many people take life too seriously. No matter what your situation, a good laugh can create a positive attitude which can change your life. Here’s how. Show Notes: We tend to grow out of our laughter.  When was the last time you laughter - either a chuckle or a gut-wrenching laugh? Benefits of laughter: … Continue reading 019: Why Its Important To Laugh – Todd Stocker.com

How You Talk Affects Everything! – Todd Stocker.com

"WHY DO I FEEL SO NEGATIVE?" [These questions come from readers.  If you have a question, ask it here.] In recent years, parts of the way I talk have bugged me.  Not my public speaking so much, but my everyday conversation.  There are times when I’m mid-sentence and I realize how negative my word choice … Continue reading How You Talk Affects Everything! – Todd Stocker.com

A Perspective On Life’s Storms – Laura Dekker – Todd Stocker.com

I recently watched a documentary called “Maidentrip” in which 14 year-old Laura Dekker spent 18 months sailing around the world.  Here’s the kicker.  She did it alone.   She comes from a family that basically lives on the water so her skills and abilities were heartily grounded.  Yet, to take on a trip like this … Continue reading A Perspective On Life’s Storms – Laura Dekker – Todd Stocker.com

Why Everyone Should See The New Cinderella Movie

I took my 18 year old daughter to see Disney’s latest rendition of the classic story, “Cinderella.” Expecting the theater to be filled with little children and moms, I was surprised to see that most of the audience were adults, men and women alike. There is a reason for that. The movie is epic, in my humble opinion, and would be wasted on little kids. Yes, go see it if you haven't!

The Minnesotan-Jamaican Attitude

There's a Superbowl commercial slated for this year’s commercial roster that is getting quite a buzz.  I’ll spare you the controversy, but basically it’s about a Minnesotan whose attitude has been completely changed because he bought and now drives a Volkswagen. His now positive attitude plays out in a casual Jamaican accent which for Americans … Continue reading The Minnesotan-Jamaican Attitude

HEY! CHECK YOUR ATTITUDE!

You've heard that phrase "Check your attitude."  A recent encounter with an unlike man reminded me of the truth of this encouragement. While on vacation, we drove up to the Rocky Mountain National Park outside of Estes Park, CO.  Mountain peaks, warm breezes and thick trees outlined our route as we pulled up to the … Continue reading HEY! CHECK YOUR ATTITUDE!