Why be lagging when you could be leading?

6 minute read The coronavirus and COVID-19 are not synonymous, despite that many people use these terms interchangeably. The coronavirus, or novel coronavirus, is the nasty little particle that has been traveling the globe. When the virus sneaks into the human body the result is the disease known as COVID-19. Coronoavirus is the cause. COVID-19…

Just Say No

6 minute read I’ll never forget one of my father’s “sales lessons” to me as I was starting my first job out of college as a medical device sales professional: “When someone says “no,” what they are really saying is “yes” to something else.  Your job is to figure out what they are saying “yes”…

Just Say No

3 minute read I’m just as guilty. I find myself caught up in, and even writing about, what we “should’ be doing in this current coronavirus environment. Insert pause. On a walk this week (yes, something that we all should be doing!), I started reflecting on things that I am purposefully NOT doing right now.…

Love First

7 minute read Here we go – trying to get this post finally written and letting go my perfectionistic approach to blogs. They take me forever to write because I keep editing them and thinking of new approaches. For example, I have 5 different blog posts started at this point focused on helping others during…

4 Ways to Increase Your Luck

6 minute read Given that I just returned from the spectacular country of Ireland and with St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, I thought it was a perfect time to channel “the luck of the Irish” to help us ignite and live our best lives! The expression “the luck of the Irish” emerged back…

Tricks or Treats?

3 minute read Spider webs. Skeletons. Tombstones. It’s officially here. The quintessential October holiday has us carving pumpkins on our front porches, donning uproarious costumes and…learning business lessons?   Yes, it just might be that Halloween has a little something to offer besides a sugar high.   Business leaders could take a lesson or two…

Avoid the Q4 Scaries

2 minute read It’s the week before Halloween, and goblins and gargoyles aren’t what’s making me shake in my boots. What’s spookier than Halloween haunts? I’ll tell you: Q4 is down to just two months, meaning there are only two more months to get focused on finalizing goals and crossing the year-end finish line. Now…

Go Green!

2 minute read Email after email came in after my last blog on the importance of hiring “Yellows”! It seems like those of you who bring the strengths of intuition, negotiation, and inspiration to the proverbial table were elated to see your contributions noticed. In addition, I was surprised at the accompanying emails that came…