[FAN FAVORITE!!!] How bright is your light?

Let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. – Matthew 5:16 Point to Ponder: Happiness is derived from helping others, making a difference, and serving the world in your own unique way. No matter what your purpose in life, this is an underlying mission: […]

[FAN FAVORITE!!!] What would financial freedom look like for you?

Point to Ponder: You need a vision for your finances just as you need a vision for your life. Get clear. Write it down. Then start walking toward it. In a culture that often equates wealth with materialism, it’s no wonder debt is out of control and savings are low. Answer these questions for yourself: […]

[FAN FAVORITE!!!] Could you turn your passion into profit?

Point to Ponder: Doing work you love has a significant impact on your well-being. “Do what you love, Val, and the rewards will come.” This was a piece of advice given to me by one of my mentors not long after I first began working. I was intrigued yet skeptical when he said it. If […]

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 […]

The Most Important Step to Bring Your Vision to Life

Before we enter the New Year and before you decide what you want in 2019, I encourage you to pause and clarify the most important piece of information you need in order to persevere to your goals. Take a look … I’ll never forget the feeling years ago when I was in public relations and […]

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 […]