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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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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When I first opened my business, I was excited about the possibilities. I felt strong and mighty like a superhero, ready to save the world. It didn’t take too long before I felt as if I felt my business had swallowed me whole and I couldn’t recognize who I was or what was most important…

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When I made the commitment to write Turn Possibilities into Realities, I was clear about the name of my chapter “From Fear to Faith” as that is what it has taken to turn a possibility into a reality in business and life. Leadership isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s easy to let the disappointments,…

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Your best life. What does that mean? I remember one of my first leadership coaches asking me this question and how I wondered if I would get the question “right” – as if it were a pass/fail question. And, it brought up a series of other questions in my mind. What if I got to…

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Woo-hoo! Saturday I wrapped up the heart-centered, content rich 12th Annual Design Your Destiny Live event!  I am so humbled by all the attendees who showed up, connected with each other and put in the work to begin the process of designing their destiny. ************************************************************************ One of the most humbling aspects of the work I do…

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Storybooks often start with “Once upon a time…” and when they do, you can be transported back to when you were 6 years old. Remember being 6? You were sure there was something Big and Important for you to do in the world. You were 100% certain which is why you would wake up excited…

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Albert Einstein said, “We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.” Science backs this up as research demonstrates you work to create what you believe is true – what you believe is possible even if you don’t realize you’re doing it. The more formal term is “confirmation bias” which…

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Courageous leadership involves diving into topics that aren’t always warm and fuzzy. After attending the PathNorth Civility Series, I’ve had a series of conversations around intolerance. Intolerance grows out of differences of opinion and the three biggest areas are that of racial, religious, or economic beliefs. For most of my life, I’ve thought I was…

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