Maybe you are like me (or maybe not) but I grew up thinking that people were born with set skills, traits, and competencies. Either you have it or you don’t. Either you are an A student or a C student. Either you will be successful in your career or you will meander from one pointless job to another job. Either you are a charismatic people person or you are an awkward wallflower.Read More
I hate waiting. I hate waiting in traffic. I hate waiting in lines. I hate waiting behind someone taking forever to order.Read More
Escapes are fun but not lasting. Just like vacation, work is still waiting, emails pile up, and life can quickly return to its hectic pace. Escapes are a way to temporarily pretend that the issues in life don’t exist and they are pretty useful, for the moment.Read More
Here it is quick and simple: I want you to learn to practice parenting living in freedom rather than driven by fear.Read More
The secret to having more time...Read More
On Friday night, you were answering emails and posting to social media during your daughter’s dance recital. On Saturday morning, you were conversing with a client on chat about a new project during your son’s soccer game. Do you even remember what you ate at your anniversary dinner or was your mind on work?
How long has it been since you were truly present in your own life?
Here are five signs it’s time to start delegating.
At any given point in time, most students are stressed about something; it's just part of going to school. While having stress in your life is normal and often unavoidable, being stressed is something you can control. Follow these ten tips to learn how to keep your stress in check and how to relax when it gets to be too much. Here's how…..Read More
Heather Brian has faced her fears and created a compelling blog and created an online community to help others struggling with anxiety and fear. The content below helps us see how to address our fears head on. We love her perspective and believe you will too!Read More
A decade’s worth of research on gratitude has shown me that when life is going well, gratitude allows us to celebrate and magnify the goodness. But what about when life goes badly? In the midst of the economic maelstrom that has gripped our country, I have often been asked if people can—or even should—feel grateful under such dire circumstancesRead More
Grit. Maybe you've heard this term used in school or a business setting. But what does it mean? Graduate of University of Pennsylvania and recipient of the McArthur "genius" award, Angela Duckworth, wrote a book aptly entitled, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. She watched her math students and noticed that the most successful ones didn't necessarily have the highest aptitude, but they did rank high in their levels of perseverance and passion for long term goals, which is why for many outcomes grit has been shown to be a more accurate predictor of success than other talent measurements like IQ or SAT scores. Those who were most successful in decades worth of research were those who had the highest levels of grit.Read More
Would you like to make your brain work better? If so, stop what you're doing and read this. Class is in session!Read More
We confess our desire to light up our worlds with our own abilities, smarts, and accomplishments. May we have the courage to revisit our associations with the word small. May we be willing to change our minds about it, to decide to fold ourselves into it rather than run fast away.Read More
So often there are themes for my work day or week… much of the time that theme is social media. There are good and bad sides to it. Today there were frustrations between a parent and teenager trying to work out expectations and rules for managing their phone and social media.Read More
It's a concept celebrated especially on holidays such as July 4th. Many of us live in a free country but are imprisoned by patterns of shame and fear that we hide from others. This holiday, we encourage you to take a moment to consider areas of your life where you don't live so freely.
Each day, we have a choice. We can hide, cover up, and fake it and be consumed with image management. But in doing so, we lose. We lose the opportunity to see our need for grace, forgiveness, and healing.
How many times have you seen businesses fall short on delivering and sustaining results? Research shows us that the failure is not usually the result of poor strategy; failure is usually the result of poor strategy execution.Read More
Here is my thesis... Everything you do will take you closer to or further away from achieving your purpose. Success people focus on the things that matter and don't get distracted with the noise in their personal Journey to Success.Read More
"I've already heard horror stories about comments made at graduation parties this year! OH, how we must all learn to watch comments meant for good. Please, please read this few thoughts before you show up to the next grad party! Congrats Class of 2018! Enjoy this moment.Read More
As a culture, we’re often obsessed with the next best thing.Read More