What if all the secrets to success were locked inside a vault – and all you needed to open it was to use the right combination?  What if accessing the insights, tools, and specific steps really were that easy?  Too many times in my life, I made things harder than they needed to be by looking outside of…

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I arose just before 6 a.m. this morning in excruciating pain, the kind that passes the scale of 10 without a speed bump.  A headache had been hounding me for almost 12 hours when I awoke in the middle of a dream where I was conversing with my mom’s best friend, Lila, who passed almost…

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My business turns 15 in 2020. 15 years. During that time, I’ve been fortunate to break bread with some of the smartest, wisest, most influential leaders on the planet. Earlier this month, I masterminded with someone I’m honored to call my friend who is considered one of the pioneers in the transformational leadership industry. Together…

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After many surprises over the past month, I’m even more aware than ever how precious life is. There are many opportunities to breathe, focus on the here and now, and what you have to be grateful for in this moment. What are you focusing on? Right now, many people are struggling to find peace in…

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Have you ever felt the kind of anxiety that had you feel as if you were spinning out of control? Perhaps you wanted to stop it, and just couldn’t figure out how to do it. Well, I certainly have. Sometimes the pull of social media, cash flow concerns, scheduling appointments, and other people’s needs can create anxiety.…

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Four+ years ago, my business was growing and I prayed for the right person to be sent to me in order to complement my work, coaching clients in a way that would give them added depth as a leader. God (through Barb Wade) sent me success coach and emotional resilience expert, Suzanne Dudley-Schon. And, it’s…

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Emails. To-do lists. Meetings. Endless tasks that can overwhelm you as you engage in the cycle of busy. Yet, when it comes to deep connection, most people don’t create the time in their calendar to build relationships. You can’t build a network when you need one. Let me repeat that – you can’t build a…

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Before we were married my husband and I signed up for and attended a marriage preparation experience with Catholic Engaged Encounter. Their motto is “a wedding is a day, marriage is a lifetime.” On this weekend retreat away with other engaged couples, you’re given the opportunity to talk openly and honestly. There are countless opportunities…

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In my conversations about what it takes to be a courageous leader, I’ve been exploring topics of fear vs. love, forgiveness, vulnerability, and peace.  Most leadership conversations are about leaders being bold and taking a stand which unfortunately still often means the old paradigm of command and control leadership.  Peace is an unusual topic to…

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