Are You A Paranoid Leader?

Living with paranoia is crippling. Just ask my client Bob. When Bob came to me he was so paralyzed by his paranoia, that making day to day decisions created so much anxiety and fear that the business was stalling out. Marketing initiatives were not being made, hiring new employees was lagging to the point that […]

Are You My Mother?

I found myself reading this sweet childhood book, again, for the 100th time this week to my girls and wonder why they loved it so much. I mean, it is alarming to think that this little birds mother disappeared, not really searching for her lost baby bird. Did my girls really think it is was […]

Those Seemingly Innocent Flaws

I started my workshop well. A workshop I have delivered more than a dozen times and in that same room twice before. I felt comfortable and actually was settling in to a lively discussion around time management, an area that I have full confidence in. After decades of training, managing and mentoring people to working […]

Do You Have A Happy Dance?

Something exhilarating happens to me when I make a sale. Meeting someone for the first time, recognizing they need something that I have and forming a bond that could result in an exchange brings me immense joy. Using the skills and tools I have to identify if we could be the perfect fit, like milk […]

Saying NO!

One day about 6 years ago I decided to start saying no. Sometimes I wonder if it was some subconscious preparation for children or maybe I was doing what I saw all my mentors do. Either way, I did it. I said no…..and I did it again and again and again. Not so long ago […]

What Does Your Budget Say?

Creating and managing a budget might be one of my most favorite business activities as an owner. The boxes and lines, control and excitement, strategy and repeated actions allows my mind to “zen out”. It must be an entrepreneurs “meditation”. But it doesn’t end after building it. Taking this same system and implementing it via […]

Ignoring Referrals?

Yesterday I received a letter in the mail from a client who I worked with for a long time. Hearing from her was totally unexpected and her letter was filled with praises. She came to me for help because she wanted to become a better leader and grow. This letter spoke of all that we […]