Castles and Masquerade Parties

This morning I was reflecting on my personal growth journey. When I look back at who I was growing up, I am unrecognizable. My thoughts and dreams are so different from when I was a little girl. I grew up in a home where performance and perfectionism were required for love and acceptance. That lead…

Shift from Persistent to Resilient

Resilience is a word that is resonating with me lately. Resilience is what has gotten me to where I am today.  The mindset of never giving up has served me well. Until recently the word I would have used is persistence, but that doesn’t have the same ring to it. Resilient sounds luxurious.  It sounds…

5 Ways to Show Up for Yourself Daily

As a leader in your business, you need to show up every day.  Growing your business takes consistent effort and intentional actions.  Without those two ingredients, your business is nothing more than a time-consuming hobby.   You may not have had good leaders in your past to emulate but that is no excuse.  If you’re…

3 Tips for Silencing Self-Sabotaging Language

Let’s face it, we all have self-sabotaging voices we listen to.  You know, those voices that say we are unworthy, or unlovable or undeserving.  Voices that whisper lies to keep us playing small can only wield their power over us if we give them permission. Where do these self-limiting voices originate?  Originally, they were designed…

Become a Great Leader Through Great Story-Telling

Communicating and connecting are essential skills if you want to be a successful leader, yet the bulk of leaders in today’s workforce have under-developed presentation and communication skills.  An inadequate understanding of how to effectively communicate can reduce a leader’s impact on his team and organization. Science tells us that our brains are designed to…

Intentional Living Increases Productivity

Have you ever been overwhelmed by not knowing the next step to take on your journey? You’re not alone. I have felt the same way. Tasks that were just too big would intimidate me, and cause me to put my head in the sand and not take action. I have seen this behavior time and time again with…