Have You Negotiated Lately?

Have You Negotiated Lately?

What is the definition of negotiation? According to CollinsDictionary.com, a negotiation is “a formal discussion between people who have different aims or intentions during which they try to reach an agreement.” That doesn’t sound daunting or difficult, does it? But, what happens if we avoid negotiations, like the plague? Then we don’t get what we […]

Video Recommendation: “Why People’s Opinions of You Aren’t Real”

Video Recommendation: “Why People’s Opinions of You Aren’t Real”

I decided to share a video this month instead of an article. This is a video by Kyle Cease entitled, “Why People’s Opinions of You Aren’t Real.” Watch it, I think you’ll enjoy it. One of the key messages is about reminding yourself how to look at life from the inside out and not as […]

5 Tips to Maintain Focus and Have Fun During the Summer

5 Tips to Maintain Focus and Have Fun During the Summer

The sun is shining. The birds are singing. The smell of fresh cut grass surrounds the neighborhood, and the heat is so hot that it takes your breath away. Ahhhh. It’s summer, and a perfect day for the pool. EEK. But, it’s a work day, and you have an unending list. It becomes the all […]

Why Great Moms Make Great Business Women

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Blog, Personal Development | 2 Comments
Why Great Moms Make Great Business Women

“The truth is that no matter how old we are, as long as our mothers are alive, we want our mother.” – Goldie Hawn   The History of Mother’s Day Mother’s Day is upon us. While reflecting on this month’s topic, I started thinking about different types of mothers and the role this annual celebratory […]

Time to Spring Clean Your Mind – 4 Ways to Refresh & Renew

Time to Spring Clean Your Mind – 4 Ways to Refresh & Renew

Oh, Springtime! This lovely time of year is all about renewal and growth. As we pass by, the trees are filled with tiny buds, crops sprout from the soil, flowers blossom, and we feel the change in the air. It’s as if,  just like many animals, we emerge from our winter hibernation. We get into […]

BOOK REVIEW: “Talk Less, Say More: Three Habits to Influence Others and Make Things Happen” by Connie Dieken

BOOK REVIEW: “Talk Less, Say More: Three Habits to Influence Others and Make Things Happen” by Connie Dieken

Face to face communication skills are plummeting in the 21st century. What does it take to be an influential communicator in today’s information-overload, attention deficit, and distraction-driven world? Do you have to morph into a superhuman communicator to keep people tuned into your ideas when you’re face to face? No, you can become a high […]

Power Partners Dare Us to #BeBoldForChange

Power Partners Dare Us to #BeBoldForChange

In your life, who are the women who have championed you, supported you, encouraged you and told you the truth? The power of a woman by herself is astounding, but when partnered with other women, it is immeasurable. When working alone, we do what we know, and we do it well. However, there are limits, […]

5 Fail-Proof Ways to Know, Do, & Succeed!

5 Fail-Proof Ways to Know, Do, & Succeed!

With each transition on our life’s journey, we have goals to achieve. As time moves on, the weeks go by, and despite our best intentions, the goal slips out of our hands. As we let it go or as we persevere, we often wonder, “Why is this so difficult?” Why are some goals easy, difficult […]

7 Tips to Finally Stick to Your New Year Resolutions in 2017

7 Tips to Finally Stick to Your New Year Resolutions in 2017

Along with the new year, comes renewed energy and desire to improve from the year that just ended. Some of us have strong desires to achieve lofty goals. Taking action toward those goals can become difficult by the second or third week. In order to set yourself up for success, here are some coaching tips […]