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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Four+ years ago, my business was growing and I said a prayer specifically asking to be sent someone who would complement my work and be able to coach my 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…

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Have you ever uttered the sentence, “I don’t have enough time.” Or, do you have a list of what you would do if you only have “enough” time? I grew up as a list maker. I’d even add things to my list after I did them as I was obsessed with being efficient and getting…

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Forgiveness evokes a wide range of emotions from people…  including anger.   How can you possibly forgive that? is a common reaction. After going into countless organizations where it seemed as if there were just “people-problems” I learned that often frustrations from unmet expectations led to deep resentment and anger. The remedy: forgiveness and love. When I…

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The idea of a day that is set aside to be thankful inspires me which is why my favorite holiday of the year is Thanksgiving. The clients in my group coaching programs communicate in a private Facebook page. A tight knit community, they share their downs and ups, as well as their asks for the…

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In June of 2010, I had three days that changed everything for me in my business.  I started my business in 2005 – and had some big wins. National recognition for my leadership, my 1st book was published, and large contracts. In 2010, I was feeling completely overwhelmed and thought, “This is not what I signed…

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I’ll never forget the moment I took a stand for one of my clients at a private retreat. I challenged her “truth” – and spoke firmly and boldly about what wasn’t serving her. My stand came from a place of love – and she nodded, knowing I was right. For years, it was easier for…

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On a recent coaching call, one of my clients who has had countless successes this past year shared she’s lost her excitement for her business. This is someone who’s had opportunities to address the United Nations, work with teams of executives, and still enjoy time with her family vacationing regularly. As I listened to her…

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In 1955, British naval historian C. Northcote Parkinson published Parkinson’s Law. In his book he speaks about the pursuit of progress, and his work is often applied to the growth of bureaucracy in an organization. Parkinson’s law is the adage that “work expands to fill the time available for its completion.” Simply put, it means…

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