3 Tips Thursday – Stress, Mess, Joy

3 Tips Thursday – Stress, Mess, Joy

Stress. It’s become a competitive sport to see who has the most. It has a terrible rap. It’s deadly, at least for those who believe so. But that’s the thing, it’s not for those that don’t. And it’s highly correlated with drive, passion, motivation – eustress as...
3 tips – not Thursday. Death by 1,000 cuts

3 tips – not Thursday. Death by 1,000 cuts

This week I had the privilege of working with two organizations who are doing cutting edge work in transforming lives for people in need. They also have a ton of small details and required expectations to address. All too often, they find themselves bogged down in...
3 Tips Thursday – Delete Distraction

3 Tips Thursday – Delete Distraction

When life gets crazy, it’s easy to succumb to distraction. In the short run, it’s soothing. In the long run, I don’t know about you, but I can get lost for an hour I didn’t have.  All our screens and the apps we use are designed to keep us on them, so we’ll see an...
3 Tips Thursday – The Space Between

3 Tips Thursday – The Space Between

This week Thursday falls between two holidays. Between today and the start of 2019. Between the beginning and end of the week. How can you use this moment between? Here are three ideas: 1) Just Breathe and Remember. Take a deep breath and enjoy the best of the last...
3 Tips Thursday – Stress Is …?

3 Tips Thursday – Stress Is …?

Stress. We love to complain about stress, especially this time of year. We are stressed out about holidays or work or family or everything. We talk about it as if it is like air, ever present and never under our control.  In truth, I think it’s more like rain. Stress...
6 Ways to Become Fearless

6 Ways to Become Fearless

As leaders, we often face situations that would scare others and sometimes scare us. By stepping out to create our own businesses, often from scratch, we take big risks and gamble on whether or not what we have to offer will resonate with the world. We are responsible...