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

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

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

12 Truths to Remember When People Don’t Get You

Does Your Tribe Get You? I’ve been thinking a lot about my relationships lately. Do you have a tribe who just “gets” you? Or, on the contrary, are there people in your circle who just don’t? It’s painful, isn’t it, when people don’t understand us? I’ve come up with 12 truths to remember when people … Read more

4 Tips to Find the Unstoppable Inside of You

The Force Is In You Do you see yourself as unstoppable? Do you have the confidence to just conquer your day like it’s nobody’s business? Well, I truly believe you DO have an unstoppable force inside of you. Today I want to share with you 4 tips to help you become the unstoppable you. Recently … Read more

4 Reasons Why You Should Find Your Voice

Do You Fear Speaking Up? I want to talk to you today about speaking up and finding your voice. I’m going to start it off with a quote. “Speak up. Be heard. If you don’t say a word, then everything will stay the same way.” Isn’t that powerful? Think about it for a second. Are … Read more

4 Tips to Help You Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

Breaking Down Boxes Are you ready for a change? Are you feeling “stuck” inside your comfort zone? Today I want to talk to you about making that change and stepping out of that zone of comfort. But first, let me tell you where this idea is coming from. If you’re like me, your front porch … Read more