What are you really in control of?

After 10 years with the same company, Jill’s last day as a corporate director arrived. She had a knot in her stomach. The layoff package was on her desk for final signature. What could have I done differently, she thought. The house is paid off. The kids are in a good...

Are you ready for that big opportunity?

As I’m watching the Super Bowl, I can’t stop asking myself – Are you ready for the big game? All eyes are on you. Your actions will make one city cheer and another cry. Your actions are being watched by over 110 million people across the United States and world. The...

Purge, nourish, and growth

As winter approaches, our lush, bountiful garden begins to wither and dry up. It’s time to plant the spring bulbs and wait for their beauty to arrive in the spring. The same holds true for our own lives. As we crave more in our life – more friends, more money,...

How to stop making life complicated

Are you prepared for what’s about to happen? Let’s make it easy instead of complicated. Let’s take a closer look. While on a hike, a fellow hiker was coming up the fully covered snow packed trail. He forewarned me, “Its treacherous! Be careful with your footsteps. I...

Stop the Busyness

Whenever I talk to people these days, I get a common answer. I’m busy. I’m busy working. I’m busy on nineteen hundred projects. I’m busy taking care of the kids. I’m busy volunteering. I’m busy seeing friends. I’m soooo busy I can’t think. All this busyness shows a...