• You are so brave • You are the strongest person I know • That took courage Comments shared over the past few weeks and certainly stated from a place of love and kindness. Interestingly, I have thought long and hard about these comments and how they make me feel. Should I be happy? Flattered?… Continue reading The Risk (and Reward) of Living a Transparent Authentic Life
Changing my blog post up this morning given my happenings of the day: so I realized this morning (after I was in the office for about 30 minutes) that I had left my cell phone either in my car or at home. I typically would have picked this up quickly as I have usually tried… Continue reading It’s a Monday kind of thing!
I often write about what it means to be a leader and a mentor as a woman – a subject clearly near and dear to my heart. I was recently asked to share about a woman leader, a woman mentor, and the most memorable female leader I worked for. Interestingly enough as I reflected on… Continue reading A Boss, A Leader, A Mentor
Early on in my career, I heard so much about work/life balance and messaging that said “you can have it all.” As a working mom of two young children with a spouse who also had a demanding career – those messages made me do some truly crazy things and drive a very hectic life. We… Continue reading Balancing the World: Juggling Is Not My Sport!
As we enter 2017 and reflect on the future ahead, it’s also good to look at what we are leaving behind. Things, ideas, people, expectations, goals – you name it, we can leave it behind. This serves as a purging of sorts and can provide some exercise of the unnecessary! Over the course of 2016,… Continue reading Leaving Behind In 2016
For a few years, I have worked with an Executive and Life Coach. The best gift I ever gave myself was to begin the work with her. Over the years, I have been able to work through career challenges and career highlights, life challenges and life highlights. I have learned to become the best version… Continue reading The Reflection Challenge
Transformation is never easy and neither is change. As I think about the two for me, they are markedly different experiences. This is the fourth time in my career I am going through a change and driving a transformation simultaneously. Moving – finding a new location to live, packing, coordinating a move, unpacking. New dentists,… Continue reading Transformation and Change
Every year, I look back as I plan forward and I think about my successes over the past year. I spend a moment (or two) “setting in the pride of success”- embracing the work done, the projects completed, the goals achieved, the people met along the way. I do this as I plan for the… Continue reading The Year in Review – Successes and Challenges