What If Wednesday – What if…you don’t get a pass?

What If Wednesday – What if…you don’t get a pass?

I spend time helping others lead boldly and cope with hard things. That was true before 2020 and will be true after. I’ve learned a lot leading in crisis and share it in the hopes of making it easier for others to serve well and come out stronger on the other side....
What If Wednesday – What if…you just say no?

What If Wednesday – What if…you just say no?

Really. Yes, I know we resist it. We over commit. We say yes to things we don’t want to do. We drag our feet when we are afraid that we are going to disappoint someone. But I have a secret. It doesn’t get easier over time. The longer you wait, the more you...
What If Wednesday – What if….it’s both?

What If Wednesday – What if….it’s both?

2020 has been a strange year. Filled with lots of bad news from the pandemic to the economy to the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and more. But it’s also been a year where people got married and had children and beat cancer. I don’t know about you but there...
3 Tips Thursday  – What do you want?

3 Tips Thursday – What do you want?

It’s only week two. Some of you are doing great on your resolutions. Others have already thrown them away. Or didn’t set them. Or worst of all, low-balled them. Set easily obtainable goals. Here’s the problem. Yup, you’ll likely get to succeed. And for some of you...
3 Tips Thursday  – Expectations

3 Tips Thursday – Expectations

The holidays come with so many expectations. Expectations of gifts, and food and most unpredictable, of people. Some of us have families and workplaces that fit the cultural expectations or at least pieces of them. But most of us don’t really.  Over the years I have...
3 Tips Thursday  – Let it Go – to get it

3 Tips Thursday – Let it Go – to get it

I had to celebrate Frozen 2 today. Can’t wait. Though, like you, I suspect I don’t ever need to hear the song “Let it Go” again. Ever. But I did and continue to learn from it. Several weeks ago, I was all wound up about a meeting that I thought I should be included in...