Christians are not immune from Conflict

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Christians are not immune from conflict, but oh how I wish we were. If we are in relationships with other people, you and I will have conflict. The good news is there is a good way to handle conflict. The bad news is most people do not handle it well. The Bible says in Matthew 5:24 {Read More…}

Listen Up – 8 Tips for Active Listening


  Listen up… ( well you are actually reading ) If you have followed me on social media, read my blogs, or heard me speak, you know that I am a HUGE advocate of active listening. Seriously. Listening is so important in our relationships. All of our relationships.  Personal relationships. Family relationships. Business relationships. I {Read More…}

What Is Inside of You?


What is inside of you? What a strange question…right? Not really. These are the type of questions Dr Wayne Dyer would ask all the time when he spoke, faciliatated, lead, and wrote his many books. I was sad to hear of his recent death from his family this week. He left quite a legacy of {Read More…}

4 Pillars to the Traditions of Excellence


  Have you ever wondered how or why Disney is as successful as it is? All Disney employees are introduced to the company through orientation called “Traditions” where they learn four simple guidelines: Safety Courtesy Show Efficiency These “FOUR PILLARS” are how Disney employees are taught to make their decisions; and if you ask, they {Read More…}

Boundaries in Life and in Business


  Boundaries….Boundaries… Boundaries. What is all this talk about BOUNDARIES? A boundary is defined as something that indicates bounds or limits.  Boundary is also defined as a limiting or  bounding line. There are physical boundaries.  Physical boundaries that are seen and felt. There are also emotional boundaries. These boundaries are not always seen but can be felt. Boundaries affect {Read More…}

No Soup For You and Your Ideal Customer

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No Soup for You! In July of 1989 a new sitcom premiered on NBC that changed the precedent for television sitcoms. Of course I mean Seinfeld – affectionately referred to as “the show about nothing.” What does this have to do with your business? If you were a Seinfeld loyal, think back to one of {Read More…}

Are you carrying too much baggage?


Have you ever seen a traveler in the airport with too many suitcases? Have you ever watched a group of ladies get out of a cab with all their belongings as they proceed to walk into a hotel? Have you every seen a college freshman move into a dorm for the first time? It is {Read More…}

Why Coaching Matters

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Why does coaching matter? I constantly get asked “What is a life coach”? People are curious about what I do and how I do it. I usually ask a series of questions to them first. Questions like: Have you ever wanted to do something and did not know where to start Have you ever started something, {Read More…}



What a fun number!!! What does it mean? Is it how many baths I took this year? How many french fries I ate? Is it the number of times I told my three kids to brush their teeth? Is that the amount of my property taxes last year? How much money is in my bank {Read More…}

Come on….Give me a break!!!


Come on….give me a break!! (bet you are wondering what in the world I am talking about) I was in a gym recently with one of my clients helping her think through some marketing challenges with her supporting business that serves the fitness community.  While I was there, I had the opportunity to meet the {Read More…}