In what way do you need to speak up?

Point to Ponder: One of the most common traits of effective leaders is their ability to effectively communicate in any situation. While interning for a minor league sports team during graduate school, I heard rumblings one afternoon that civil rights icon Rosa Parks was in the building. Our offices were in the civic center, and […]

Is Your Busyness Based In Fear?

When you say yes to things that are not purposeful for you, you are essentially saying no to your real priorities. What is it about saying no that makes some of us so anxious? Many people overload their schedules simply because they are too concerned with what others think. Saying no is simple, really: “No, […]

Is it time to stop complaining and solve the problem?

Do everything without grumbling or arguing. Philippians 2:14 Point to Ponder: When problems arise, resilient people determine what is within their control to fix and go about the business of fixing it. Perhaps the change that’s nudging you isn’t about a new career, a new relationship, or a new home. It may not be a […]

Seven Key Decisions Every Successful Woman Makes

Over the last seven weeks, I’ve shared seven key decision every successful woman makes – women, like you, who don’t want to look back ten or twenty years from now with regret. They are simple, but profound choices about your thought process: Seven Key Decisions: 1.     I do not downsize my dreams. 2.     I focus […]

Don’t Downsize Your Dream

Most people downsize their dreams out of fear. Fear of criticism. Fear of failure. Fear of success and doubts about whether they can keep it up. It can feel risky to dream big. The truth is, the real risk is living small. It’s getting to the end of your life and realizing so much more […]

One Decision Every Successful Woman Makes

Fearless. It’s a word that gets used a lot. We are told to be fearless. We hold it up as an ideal to aim for. But fearlessness is a myth. If you want to succeed, if you want to live a more fulfilling life, you don’t need to be fearless. You need to be brave. […]

Shift your entire mood with this one question

What problem is most frustrating for you right now? Most of us encounter problems every single day. If we’re not intentional, it can be easy to slip into a habit of putting more energy into complaining about problems than solving them. If it’s at work, you might rehash it with coworkers, point fingers of blame […]

How to stop losing your cool with difficult people

Are there some people in your life that just push your buttons? They know exactly what to say to make you lose your cool, fly off the handle, and say things you didn’t mean to say. Most of us have people in our lives that do that, whether it’s a co-worker or a personal relationship. […]

Go Ahead, Cheat a Little

I was coaching someone recently who beat herself up for veering from her financial plan. She’d done a great job for a couple of years and paid off all of her credit cards, but recently slid back into some old habits that prevented her from reaching her next goal: Saving money. As she described her […]

The Key to Reaching Any Big Goal

What would you have to give up in order to have what you want? Most of us have dreams, but why is it that so few actually achieve them? Without realizing it, many of us underestimate the effort it takes to get to a big goal. As a result, it can be really easy to […]