It’s 3am, the room is dark and my eyes pop open.  Just like that I’m wide awake thinking. Are you kidding me, again!?  This is nuts!  Here I am in the quiet of the night thinking the worst and most negative thoughts of my day. Just like when we were kids and the boogeyman lived…

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YES, we are here!  We are in the first month of 2020!  It is a whole new decade, time to do this thing we’ve been thinking about!  But uh-oh …. As the time gets closer and things start to get real, our insecurities start playing tug-of-war with our dreams.   Maybe I should think about…

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A key factor in how we live, comes down to the way we think. Are you someone who thinks abundantly? Or are you someone who believes there is just enough…not too much…not too little, but….just enough. One of the biggest problems with achieving goals is the belief that we can. The biggest difference between successful and…

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While taking consistent action is what makes the change you can see and feel, without a doubt the most difficult part is making the committed decision in the first place. If you notice, I said committed decision.        Multiple times a day we can get shiny objects syndrome.  We think about all of the things…

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You may have noticed that you haven’t received a blog from me in quite some time.  Well, I’m back!  I’ve taken time off of blogging partly on purpose and if I’m being honest, out of frustration.  I truly wasn’t sure where my business was going and it was difficult to write with integrity.  I’m a…

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Respect is admiration with a reason – Dan Rockwell, The Leadership Freak. This is the best definition of respect I’ve ever seen.  Everyone wants respect but do we really know what it is and how to get earn it?  Learning what great leaders do to gain respect from others is one of the best steps…

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In the last quarter, I’ve trained hundreds of people on the basics of personal and professional leadership. When asked, an overwhelming 99% said they thought studying the type of material presented would help them and help their company achieve better results. They were right. According to Saratoga Institute, most organizations are operating with a 5%…

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When someone is hollering at you “You can DO this, I KNOW you’ve got this, do it for the TEAM.” It’s hard … very hard to let them down. Those are the words I heard 34 years ago at Redstone Arsenal, AL as my 1st Sgt rooted me on during our annual Physical Training Test. …

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We often hear that being a good leader takes great communication skills, ability to see the long term goal, make the hard decisions when needed and so much more.  But we rarely talk about the fact that in order to be a good leader you have to know how to follow. Why is it important…

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A diamond is just a piece of charcoal that handled stress exceptionally well. – Unknown Last summer I attended a Women’s Conference in Dallas, TX that focuses on helping women entrepreneurs to believe in themselves more, think bigger and up-level their businesses. While I was there, I had more creative ideas than I’ve had in…

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