Birthday Reflections: Past, Present, Future

Birthday Reflections: Past, Present, Future

It’s my birthday! With that comes a few reflections about my past, where I am in life now, and where I envision myself in the future. Gratefulness If you live for any significant amount of time on this earth, you realize how much you are blessed, regardless of...
Don’t Catastrophize: You Got This

Don’t Catastrophize: You Got This

To catastrophize: letting your imagination run wild, and letting your fears stop you. There are reasonable fears, but you can get past them and get on with life. As a consultant who travels as part of my work, I encounter plenty of situations that defy my...
Memoriams and Memories

Memoriams and Memories

Just a week ago, memories of my last great-aunt, who passed away recently, were vivid in my family’s mind. I was honored to have the chance to say something in memory of her. Anyone who knows me, knows that I’m big on customer service, and that’s key...
Douse the Fire

Douse the Fire

Ever set yourself on fire: taking on too much, and making up for what others should be doing? Wait…maybe I’m talking about myself, not you. Just in case you (or a friend) ever find yourself in that situation, here are 5 tips┬áto douse the fire. I...
A Spirit of Unity Beyond Today

A Spirit of Unity Beyond Today

A spirit of unity once helped our nation weather tough times. Can it be rekindled? Today can be more than a day of going through the motions. We can do honor this day of remembrance by holding on to it in the days to come. I hope that the same spirit of unity we felt...