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If You Don’t Take a Break, a Break Will Take You

By |January 15th, 2019|

Us “Type – A’s” are doers.  We tend to be highly focused, passionate, and driven to achieve.  It’s a gift but it can also be a curse.

Over the years, I have learned that taking a day here or there is not enough to refresh the mind, body, and soul.  Creativity cannot exist in exhaustion.  Our ability […]

5 Ways to Capture More Joy in 2019

By |January 8th, 2019|

This is your year, and if you want more joy, it’s time to rally!
Follow these tips to get more joy out of your life.

First, Stop being afraid.  Fear, like joy, is something we create, but unlike joy, it tends to limit us.  Fear can suck the life out of you and is a […]

Turn on your 2019 Motivational Switch

By |January 1st, 2019|

A New Year can be overwhelming. It can be daunting to think of the challenges you face in your life, and how you want to grow, succeed, and prosper. Sometimes our goals can be so big that facing them can be intimidating. Here I share my 3 tricks for turning on the motivation and setting […]

Leading with Compassion

By |December 25th, 2018|

What I have learned (and for the record, seem to keep learning… darn it!) about compassion and leadership…

You can’t lead effectively without compassion.
You can only push people so much.  At some point, they will shut down and shut you out.
Be wary of judging others.  It minimizes their potential and clouds your perspective […]

What I Know About Change…

By |December 18th, 2018|

As the end of 2018 barrels towards us, it is important to begin thinking critically about the past year. Our accomplishments, our failures, what held us back from making progress, how can we move forward, etc… We may even begin to realize that what may have held us back was ourselves, our own actions, our own behavior. That […]

10 Easy Ways to Improve your Communication

By |December 11th, 2018|

We all know that communication can help or hurt relationships and yet frequently we don’t take the time to ensure our communication is landing as we intended.
Here are a few tips on ways to raise your communication bar:

Talk less, listen more
Stop sending emails and texts with bad or embarrassing news. A great self-leadership rule is: […]

Your Mind Predicts Your Success

By |December 4th, 2018|

Head Trash…we all get it. Some people choose to live in it. It is the leading killer of potential and more importantly of JOY. 
So, what do you do when you find yourself stuck in it?

Head trash is a mindset issue. The fact is: you feel the way you think and your thoughts determine how you […]

Are you a dreamer?

By |November 27th, 2018|

When is the last time you stopped, closed your eyes, and really thought about what is next in your life? Next in your career? What are your dreams?

“What you focus on comes true.”

Dreams help us visualize what we want in our future. They move us towards what we value for ourselves. When we have dreams, […]

What Are You Grateful For?

By |November 20th, 2018|

With Thanksgiving this week, it’s a good time for us to think about all of the things we are grateful for.
Here are 10 Things I’m Grateful For:

My health…it’s really the whole deal!
My daughter, Bella, who bring love, light and joy into my world every day. It’s incredible!
The people who love me even […]

We follow the leaders we love…

By |November 6th, 2018|

We follow the leaders we love…
“Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.”   ~Robert Frost
Remember, when your people feel deeply connected, they participate in their life (and work!) with a different level of commitment. Don’t forget: connection builds rapport; rapport builds trust; and the intimacy of trust allows us to be emotionally engaged.

This […]

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