Creating good habits...so much easier to say than to do, but it certainly depends on one’s definition of good habits. From last week’s blog I would share that for me a priority good habit is being kind to myself. Taking it easy and letting go of angst, anger, and drama. Balancing my time and being… Continue reading #3. Create Good Habits
Being kind is an important way of bringing meaning to our lives and the lives of others. Being kind allows us to communicate better, be more compassionate, and also be a positive force in people's lives. Kindness has its source of truth within each of us. Some people are innately kind and yet it's something… Continue reading #2. Let Kindness Rule
Sounds easy enough right? How many of us overcommit? Say yes to things when we want really want to say no? Feel pressure to join a board? Attend an event? Volunteer? Meet for lunch? Squeeze in one more meeting? One more conference call? Guard your time - what a concept. Time is so precious and… Continue reading #1. Guard Your Time
• 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