Your 2020 Personal Guide to Thrive

If you ask any leader, they will tell you how rewarding it is to see their team grow and accomplish their goals.    There is a certain pride that is gained when you inspire and motivate others.    Then there is the reality of leadership.   Leadership requires responsibility and accountability. With today’s business challenges, this is far from easy. … Read More

Let’s Thrive in 2020, Together

Happy New Year!It’s only been a week into 2020. How’s your first week been? I’m energized and the creativity is flowing for all that I want to create before the Spring comes. I hope, like me, you feel the momentum of the new year and are using it to make changes in your life and dream new dreams. At the … Read More

A Love Letter, 5 Wishes for Female Leaders Who Feel Like They Have to Prove Themselves

Dearest, Today I’m writing you a very personal and vulnerable letter. There are parts of me that are saying no don’t do this, but I know I have to. So here goes. For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been passionate, creative and driven. I’m the person who gets shit done! I’m a classic overachiever. I’m the one … Read More

9 Lessons Being an Entrepreneur Has Taught Me about Leadership

Calling myself an entrepreneur has challenged my identity and my beliefs about who an entrepreneur is.  In fact, just spelling the word is challenging! As I’ve done the work of building my company, designing my brand, and creating content; claiming the title has been fun and liberating. While I’m still new to the world of entrepreneurship, I think I’m pretty good … Read More

Change Starts With You and Me. It’s Time to Speak Up.

With the confirmation of Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court Justice, this last week has been an emotional one for many. I like many I know watched and listened to the hearings and listened to new summaries with captive interest. During the weekend I was visiting family in Arizona. Every time I go home I see more evidence of the different … Read More

Me Too. Why I Raise My Hand.

 I usually start my posts by sharing a personal story. This post is different. I’m not. Today I’m writing about the #metoo campaign that’s populated my Facebook feed this week. I rose my hand, as did many. Here is what I posted: “Me, too. If all who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote “Me too” as a status, we … Read More

“Tis Better to Have Loved and Lost”

 Growing up, I wasn’t one of those girls. You know the ones. They dream of their wedding day and play dress up. Not sure what I’m talking about, watch the movie Bride Wars or Revenge of the Bridesmaids. Really, if anything, I wasn’t going to get married. Growing up in the Air Force, my family moved quite a bit. There … Read More

The Pull Towards a Life of Soul

 I’m celebrating one month of wandering and being on Kauai. As I look out the window, I see vibrant sun rays filtering through the trees, a luscious green malachite mountain with clouds floating by. There is a soft island breeze that carries with it the scent of tropical flowers. Just being on this island, every cell of my body relaxes. In … Read More