Answer Gracefully . . . Live Calmly

Answer Gracefully . . . Live Calmly

I AM are two of the most powerful words available to us.  It doesn’t matter what environment, what job, what person or what conflict … I AM defines the situation because what we put behind them shapes our reality. It’s true.  And, it’s advantageous to keep in mind –...
Balancing Grief and Work

Balancing Grief and Work

My father passed away this May and I often find myself struggling between grief and productivity.  My attention to work has greatly diminished and even though owning your own business alleviates the “getting fired” aspect, a decrease in productivity means that your...
We Got ’em But Do They Work???

We Got ’em But Do They Work???

A goal without a plan is merely a wish! As we close out 2015 and welcome in another year, there is no shortage of information about the usefulness of goals (maybe under the auspice of business plans, personal development, physical health, etc.) and how having them can...
Leading Through Giving Back

Leading Through Giving Back

Have you ever participated in a “pay it forward” activity?  Maybe the car in front of you purchased your morning coffee and then you turned around and made a donation to the car behind you.  If so, then you can connect with the wonderful feelings of generosity when we...
From Mindless Productivity to Focused Growth

From Mindless Productivity to Focused Growth

We live in an era full of constant demands on our time.  Work schedules are full of meetings, deadlines, travel and appointments while non-work life is filled with being timely and dependable for family, children, pets and home while also trying to squeeze in some...