Kelvin Ringold

Leaders Are Intensely Positive

September 3, 2014

I’ve been studying leadership since… well… a long time :-) I joined the US Air Force at 17, and lots of leadership training ensued over the next 20 years. You develop your favorites. Ken Blanchard has always been one of my favorites. So when he teamed up with awesome Mark Miller, “and then there were […]

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Commence with a Winning Mindset

June 10, 2014

It’s college commencement season! When I was married, I photographed weddings nearly every weekend, so I got to hear the wedding vows every week and it kept them fresh in my mind. LOL. I think we should find a way to listen to commencement messages every week, too, so we can hear that positive commencement […]

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Positivity Plus!

May 7, 2014

JUST a little reminiscing of our first Intensely Positive Meet and TweetUp (http://bit.ly/1kMZn4f) and a reminder about our next one before your summer gets CRAZY busy and you’re running and biking and trailing on into August and September. Meet us at the Best Western Plus off Carrier Circle, on Tuesday May 13th and put some […]

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Recipe for a Tastier Life

April 28, 2014

Greetings, my friend.  Do you cook?  I cook! Not like a gourmet chef, for sure, but I do okay with my limited repertoire. A few days ago, this chunk of beef in my fridge was just dying to become a hamburger for my dinner. So I brought it out, then decided what seasonings I needed […]

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Winter Breakout – Positivity Prescription

February 9, 2014

Break out of your winter doldrums! Come laugh, talk, have fun and network with 150 of most Positive Upbeat Motivational and Uplifting people in Central New York; and YOU are one of them! BUT, I get ahead of myself. I started Intensely Positive back in 2010,  about the time I launched my Vitamin K – […]

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Intensely Positive Intentions

January 9, 2014

Every once in a while we have to stand for something other than “ourselves.” Truly, there is no shortage of things to stand for, but you can’t tackle them all. And I’ll be honest, I like contributing to things where I can see the results of my positive efforts sooner than later.  It’s okay to […]

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Happy New Year

January 1, 2014

Greetings most awesome friends! 2013 was a busy and challenging year for me, on a number of levels. We can do one of two things with challenges: rise to meet them, or crumble under them. I fancy myself the “rise to meet the challenge” type. But it takes a certain mindset to do that, so […]

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What Are You Grateful For

October 15, 2013

“With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift.  Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.”                             […]

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Thinking Positively: Affirmatively Speaking

September 11, 2013

I sent the affirmation below to my Vitamin K subscribers; and I received such overwhelming response — a lot of “thank you’s” and other positive feedback — so I thought I would share it more globally. Feel free to use it tomorrow, or the next day, or the next… or several times daily. No fat, […]

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How to Think Positively : Thank You — An Intensely Positive Phrase!

September 4, 2013

Thank you!  You might wonder why I’m thanking you — especially if this is your first visit to my blog.  There are several reasons, really.  I’m often asked how to think more positively and the following reasons are one way I use “Thank You” to think positively. 1.  I like saying “thank you.”  I enjoy […]

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