Personal Development

Is YOUR Job Safe?

Your job is not safe.

I’ve coached many people who use “safety is important to me” as a reason not to look for a new job, find more fulfilling work, or start a business. They confuse familiar with safe.  

Consider this analogy: In your relationship with your company, you are the mistress. You are never the wife…

Your Library on Wheels!!

Do you want to read more? How about 100 books in a year?!?!?

Are you thinking there’s no way I could do that!!!

Yes you can! How? YOU have a Library on Wheels…

The Illusive More…

Are you on a constant quest for more?

The desire for more even spills into who we are!

What if we made decisions that truly brought more joy into our lives?…

I'm not Lucky... and Neither are YOU!!!

Careers are developed through hard work, perseverance, dedication, and good decisions.

Not Luck.

Here’s why it’s never a good idea to frame your career success as “lucky”, and what to say instead…

Moving from Networking to Connecting!

You drove to that awkward networking event… got out of the car… plastered a smile on your face and a name tag to your shirt… and walked in…

And you met someone amazing!!!! 

NOW WHAT?!?!?

Women Think Too Much! Think I'm Wrong?

Women think too much.

WAY too much!

 Ruminating is absolutely exhausting, and completely avoidable.

 Stop doing these 5 things to break free of overthinking…

Is Fear of Criticism Holding YOU Back?

Criticism Stings.

At some point in your life, it’s highly likely that the fear of someone being critical has stopped you.

And here’s the crazy part…

The 3-Step Process to Stop Over Explaining!

Do you find yourself explaining every twist and turn of how you decided on a specific course of action?

When you eliminate over explaining, your self-confidence will increase and others will have more confidence in your ideas and suggestions!

Learn the 3-Step process to stop over explaining in this blog…

The Best Defense is... Well... Not Being Defensive!

Defending yourself in a high stakes conversation is a sure fire way to achieve one thing....

You will be seen as defensive.

I’m wiling to bet that has never been on your list of “Things I Want to Accomplish” during a challenging discussion.

Learn how to manage conversations differently, and lay the ground work for more productive and collaborative discussion…

Is Your Brand Helping or Hurting Your Rise?

Your Brand is what you are known for, and how people expect you to show up.

We all have a brand. Even people who say, “I’m not interested in building a personal brand” are doing just that!

This blog post includes access to a free guide that will help you define your brand, and develop an action plan to deliberately create the brand of your choice!

Back to the Present!!! Gratitude is the Answer...

I want to be present more often.

Strike that.

I NEED to be present more often.

Why? Because the cost of not being present is high.

Too high to ignore…

A Book Mentor May be just what You're Looking for!

Have you ever had a Book Mentor?

I have!

Books can be the best way to receive the coaching and guidance we crave!

Here are a few of my favorites…

Avoiding the "Weekend Freak Out"!!!

The “Weekend Freak Out”…

That panicky feeling when we realize that we only have 48 hours to knock out everything on our “to do” list.

The result?

No rest. No fun. Constantly rushing from one activity to the next.

There’s a better way…