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, […]

Will You Let Go of the Old to Make Room for the New?

When I bought my first place back in the 90s, I decided to replace the handles on every cabinet and drawer in the kitchen and the bathrooms. I went to a hardware store and picked out new handles, unscrewed all the old ones, and replaced them with the shiny, new modern ones. Then I did […]

How would it feel to work less?

Work to live. Don’t live to work. Valorie Burton Point to Ponder: Happier people are more productive, thereby getting more work done in less time than others. Imagine for a moment what it would feel like to work less—if you could focus more on your family and other things that matter in your life. Work […]

What’s Your PR Strategy?

Celebrities and huge companies aren’t the only ones who benefit from a good public relations campaign. Smart workers and business owners employ a public relations strategy of their own. Do you have one? Good PR will help you develop and grow relationships, gain more influence on the job, and land on your feet quickly should […]

What Is the Most Important Question you Need to Answer In Your Life Today?

One of the reasons so many people can’t find the answers they need for the challenges they face is that they ask themselves the wrong questions—or never bother to ask questions at all. As a professional life coach, my primary job is to ask the right questions. I ask the kinds of questions that shift […]

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 […]