My Mantra-Step Out, Step Up, Show Up

My Mantra-Step Out, Step Up, Show Up

If I had a mantra, it would be step out, step up and show up. Over these last three years, those simple words keep me moving forward. As mantras go, I think it is a pretty good one, especially this last week. I am tired. Tired, but in a good way. Tired because I have...
Say, Have You Worked Out That Emotional Core Lately?

Say, Have You Worked Out That Emotional Core Lately?

I have come to think of resiliency as our emotional core. Just like our physical core, it needs regular attention. If you have ever tried to get back into your fitness regimen after a few weeks holiday or after being sick, it is readily apparent that your body is not...
What new parents and new retirees have in common

What new parents and new retirees have in common

New parents and new retirees have more in common than you might think. Both groups experience life changes, often greatly anticipated. Planning, parties and yes, even due dates.  Ideas abound about what it will be like and we look forward to the day our life will...
Passion, Purpose And Creating A Brave New You

Passion, Purpose And Creating A Brave New You

Everywhere you look there is a book, article or blog urging you to follow your passion. Following those are promises to help you with their version of opening the secret door. I’m here to save you some money. Before I do though, I want to let you know that following...
Life Long Learning, What It Really Means

Life Long Learning, What It Really Means

Life long learning is a familiar phrase in the business world. While meant as a tool in furthering yourself and achieving greater success it is also an amazing tool for anyone looking to enrich their lives or when moving through transition. Why? Because learning isn’t...
Technology And Our Failure To Thrive

Technology And Our Failure To Thrive

Today’s technology is so embedded in our lives that it is hard to remember when  connection to friends, family and the world wasn’t always available. Yet it seems to me it is a false connection and one that is creating whole communities which are failing...