How Playing Small Does Not Serve the World

It’s A Great Big World It all began with a field of flowers. I was hiking at our cabin recently, and I passed a field full of Queen Anne’s Lace, or Widows Lace, as my Mom called them. They grow wild at our cabin and flourish in the summer. I’ve always been a “visual” person … Read more

10 Tips to Get Clarity in The Chaos

What Is A Tribe? I recently had an animated conversation with four girls I consider part of my tribe. What exactly is a tribe, you might be wondering? I use that term often. It’s that group of friends who “get you.” That get your vibe. That know what makes you tick. That love you, warts … Read more

3 Benefits to Thinking Big

The Future Is Yours! There’s just nothing like having conversations with college kids that are on the cusp of stepping out into the “real world,” is there? You get to take a step back in time and recall what it was like to know that the future is “yours for the taking!” Recently, my twin … Read more

How To Ask For What You Want (Even if the Answer May Be No)

No’s Are a Part of the Journey In life, we will hear the word no. Plain and simple. In fact, we’re most likely going to hear a lot more “no’s” than we do yes. Regardless of the answer, asking for what you want is still very important. Here’s a simple truth: you and I will … Read more

Are You Using Bulldozer Words or Backhoe Words?

Construction Thoughts Let’s talk about words today. Have you ever thought about how our words can either build people up or bulldoze people out of the way and do serious damage? I’ve been thinking about this recently, mainly because I was driving by a construction site, and a couple things went through my mind. First, … Read more

8 Traits of Resilient People

Resiliency Is A Mindset Today I want to talk about 8 traits of resilient people. These are all habits you will find that resilient, gritty people have. I have the pleasure of working with 4 other women in my business, where we practice and talk about resiliency all the time. We have set goals, and … Read more

How to Time Block Your Weekly Calendar

Does Your Calendar Control You? Do you feel overwhelmed by your calendar as much as I do at times? Are you controlling your calendar, or does your calendar control you? I had to ask myself that question a couple years ago, because I felt very overwhelmed by the things to do on my calendar. I … Read more

How To Devote Time For Personal Growth

Get To Know Yourself I want to know…do you set time aside to focus on growing yourself? I was listening to the radio recently, and I heard a man talking about ways to improve your relationships. He said that it’s been proven that if couples take just 1% of their week, which is the equivalent … Read more

6 Ways We Undervalue Ourselves

Been There, Done That Today I want to talk to you about undervaluing yourself. I work with a lot of people on this topic in both my direct marketing business and my coaching business. I love to address this problem because I too had this problem in the past. The best coaches out there are … Read more

5 Common Reasons Why We Procrastinate

Procrastinators, Unite! Raise your hand if you’re a procrastinator! Today I’m referring specifically to those of you who own your own business. I want to talk to those of you who don’t have someone watching over you in your business and guiding you – my fellow entrepreneurs and business owners. I came up with some … Read more