Who Will I Have to Become?

You know that really big goal that you want to accomplish? The one you can’t stop thinking about – that dream you wholeheartedly want and sometimes even wonder how you can possibly achieve it? There is a powerful question that helped me lay the groundwork to accomplish some of my biggest goals – and I’ve […]

Are You Really Ready for a Career Change?

Learn to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want. Jim Rohn   Point to Ponder: It’s worth aiming for a job with a quick and simple commute.  Having one will boost your happiness.   One of the most common reasons clients come to a coach is to figure out […]

When to Persevere and When to Let Go

Several years ago, as I was mulling over a decision that had been weighing heavily on me, I stumbled across a scripture I’d seen many times. But for some reason, on this occasion, the words took on new meaning that day: “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give […]

Are you over-responsible? 6 Signs You Have an Unhealthy Sense of Responsibility

Taking responsibility is the hallmark of a successful leader. Whether managing people, managing a workload, or managing a household, not much gets done if you don’t take ownership of the tasks that need to get done day to day.  But what happens when you don’t just take responsibility for your tasks, but for other people’s […]

5 Questions to Ask a Mentor

One of the most common questions I get from those looking to advance their career or business is, “How do I find a mentor?”  We’re all looking for someone who’s been there, done that to walk with us along our path, steady us when we stumble, and offer a wise voice of experience in times […]

Carve Out Time for the People That Matter Most

“No man on his death bed ever said, ‘I wish I had spent more time at the office.’” – The late Sen. Paul Tsongas of Massachusetts When I moved to Maryland in 2003, my father serendipitously received a promotion to move from Colorado to nearby northern Virginia. We had not lived in the same city […]

5 Ways to be Happier at Work

So maybe you’re not one of those people who jump out of bed excited about getting to work. And based on your current job, perhaps you never will be. But you can be happier while you’re there. And wouldn’t that be worth the effort? As the saying goes, “If you can’t be in the job […]