In a recent conversation, I was hearing about a business owner’s steady growth, addition of another baby and the realization that the plate had passed the “full” mark quite awhile ago. Something needed to change, but where to begin?

Before someone gives you a formula about what worked for them...

I just want to be me!

These are words I’ve said many, many times.

It’s tricky, the internal seesaw I ride between a desire to respectfully follow rules and a spirit highly motivated by freedom. For two decades I believed I had vast amounts of autonomy, but a few years ago some walls got kicked down and I’m gratefully overwhelmed by the expanse of freedom I’m now swimming in.

August is the month where I turn another year older and my good friend asked...

In my coaching practice, conversations around the fear of failure surface over and over. Failure is not a discriminator, it favors no one, even the best laid plans aren’t immune to unforeseen obstacles. It’s a basic fact of life, as well as business and those who fight or deny its existence are losing an uphill battle.

According to Google’s dictionary, failure is defined as “lack of success, the omission of expected or required action, the act or state of not functioning”. Yet, in our society…

When I talk with potential clients, I notice two distinct camps. The first regularly invests in personal growth. Books, podcasts, coaching, conferences or workshops, these people consistently set aside a portion of their time and income to grow their biggest asset, themselves! The second group doesn’t. Though they’re clearly stuck, I usually receive

In my life, Monday mornings begin with a routine that’s designed to set up the rest of my week. Last month we tackled the Power Hour, what it is, how to do it and the magnitude of its impact. The feedback I received was incredible! However, I may have delivered these in backwards order because the Power Hour is the second step. What comes first is the Brain Dump. So, read this first...

This one is straight forward, meat & potatoes for ya! And, I’m going boldly begin by saying, “you’re welcome!” This isn’t rocket science at all. But it’s also something most people don’t do regularly. And it makes a difference, a HUGE difference. Whether it’s done once a week or every day, it can and will change your productivity. Go ahead, try it 10 times, heck, do it three times and try to tell me it didn’t make an impact. I double dog dare you!

Now that we’ve entered February, let’s do a little check in. What progress are you making with your 2019 goals, intentions or whatever you’re labeling them?

If you’ve been to your gym in the last week, that early January sense that the gym might be reaching capacity, is now beginning to dwindle. Some of those well-meaning resolutioners have already exhausted their will power and fallen back into old routines of picking up a pizza over picking up a weight. Why is that?