Courage over comfort

Courage over comfort

Courage over comfort Written by I originally wrote this post on March 8, 2013. At the time, I was reacting to North Korea threatening the USA with nuclear bombs. The players have changed, my thoughts have not. I get scared when I hear elected world leaders threaten to...
Listen, learn and grow

Listen, learn and grow

Listen, learn and grow Written by Ever had an altercation with someone at work and your response was to freeze?  How do you even know you’re frozen? What can you do about it? Imagine a super charged situation in which an employee new to their role,...
What you don’t know you don’t know

What you don’t know you don’t know

What you don’t know you don’t know Written by In my 2013 marathon training, I remember the specific turning point where I began to hit my stride, and when my runs seemed to flow. What had seemed so difficult became natural and I began to get creative with...
5 steps to address self sabotage

5 steps to address self sabotage

5 steps to address self sabotage Written by I caught myself jumping up and down from my desk, checking Facebook, email, text messages and even dusting when I should have been writing the proposal sitting before me. I had committed to completing the proposal by 5:00...
Distracted? Read this book

Distracted? Read this book

Distracted? Read this book Written by Tracey Burns How is your ability to focus these days? You know, the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task? According to Cal Newport in his book “Deep Work: Rules for focused success in a...
Business in today’s digital world

Business in today’s digital world

Business in today’s digital world Written by Several months ago, I followed my instincts and took a significant break from social media. I missed a family wedding, my best friend’s birthday and my little cousin’s high school graduation… 😭  I...