How to Fail Forward

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” ~Winston Churchill Don’t Be Afraid of the F-Word Failure isn’t a dirty word! Failure doesn’t have to cause you embarrassment, cause you to take on the title of “has been”, or cause feelings of unworthiness! Failure is not catastrophic! Failure is a part … Read more

Learning to Enjoy the View from Your False Summit

What Is A False Summit? Have you ever been let down when trying to reach a goal? We all have at one point or another, right? Well today, I want to talk about learning to enjoy that view from your false summit. What is a false summit, you might be wondering? If you were a … Read more

How To Narrow Your Focus and Do Your One Thing

Today I want to talk about this idea of dialing in and doing your “one thing.” As you know, I’m a business coach, and I coach people all the time on narrowing their focus so they can achieve their goals. This idea comes from a book that I’m currently reading, called “The One Thing.” Dialing … Read more

7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Get Involved

Not My Circus Have you ever found yourself getting involved in a situation you shouldn’t? I was cleaning out the house recently, and I came across a little lion, which made me have a conversation with my kids about the time I took them to the circus. The phrase, “not my circus, not my monkeys” … Read more

5 Ways To Begin Believing In Yourself

Who Do You Believe You Are? Here’s my question today. Who do you believe you are? Life is so loud, isn’t it? It’s filled with so many different voices and information and solicitation. How many times do you get phone calls trying to sell you something? It’s filled with confrontation. With viral videos and polarizing … Read more

9 Ways to ADMIRE and Not ACQUIRE

Where Is This Dissatisfaction Coming From? Today I want to talk to you about how to admire what we have, rather than always wanting to acquire more. I want you to think about something before I go on…where is this never-ending dissatisfaction with our lives coming from? Recently, my siblings and I lost our father. … Read more

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