1. Tough Conversations

    This week I had to have several difficult conversations with people that I call friends.  I had to remind them they were not doing what they said they were going to do for themselves.  They were not holding themselves accountable to what we agreed upon.  That they were becoming hard to talk with …Read More

  2. Being Vulnerable is Being Strong    

    Last week I received a comment from a friend that really struck me.  She wrote, “thanks for showing your vulnerability”.  I had not even considered these blogs in that light and was sharing the real side of my life.  However, over this week I kept thinking about her comment and realized she w…Read More

  3. Really Listening

    For a while now I’ve been focused on improving my listening skills.  I have been working hard at speaking last in conversations, meetings, or in social groups.  I am consciously focusing on slowing my mind down so that it is not racing to find the next counter point, bouncing around from topic t…Read More

  4. Disconnected?

    As our children have gotten older we have decided to go on family trips and create experiences over exchanging gifts.  It’s been a great idea and something we look forward to every year.  This year we were fortunate enough to go on our first trip to Mexcio and spent the holidays in Puerto Vallar…Read More

  5. Perfect?

    This morning I had a meeting with a good friend of mine who has recently opened his own business.  As we sat down he told me he was looking for some advice on how to use social media for his business and wanted any practical business tips I had because we are doing so well on both.  As he shared h…Read More