SUMMER’S CALLING…

OK, I’ll admit it. This year Spring Fever hit me hard. The picture above is just an example of what was right outside my window, beckoning me. I’m recovering, and now that my raging case of spring fever is subsiding, I’m looking at my world differently. This period of bowing to my whims and whatnots…

YOU CAN’T FINISH WHAT YOU DON’T START

Many of us have things in our lives right now that we are dragging our heels on – for whatever reason. You know, those should’s, need to’s, chores, tolerations and more that are cluttering the to-do list. Often they are things that are molehills we build into mountains. Things that, if we just did them,…

GOING FOR THE GOLD

Every couple of years, the Olympics bursts onto the world stage. Athletes, spectators, crew, judges, the media, and everyone else comes together to witness the competition – the “Going for the Gold.” Truth is, only one person or one team in any event can win that gold medal. Anything else – even the silver…

THE PARROT AND THE CROWS

Are you a parrot hiding in a flock of crows? Every winter what seems like millions of crows take up residence in my city. During the day they spread out in various fields and neighborhoods. But in the evening? At dusk, they flock together and fly en masse to their roosts (treetops they have chosen) in…

IMAGINE NOTHING IS HOLDING YOU BACK

What would you do if there was nothing holding you back from living a life you dream of, doing the creative, inspiring work you were meant to do? Today let’s imagine … Play with me here, OK? Imagine you had all the money and all the time in the world. Imagine all the other responsibilities,…

“I COULD DO THAT … BUT DO I REALLY WANT TO?”

“Well, I could do that …” How often do you find yourself saying this to friends, family and even at work? This might be the answer you give when some well-meaning person suggests a course of action for you to take. It may be about your business, your relationships, or even the vision they have…

Do What You Love, So You Can Love What You Do

Get a life. Get a hobby. All work and no play … You love your work, to the point it doesn’t feel like work. but let’s face it – it is. It’s important to take a break and schedule in some leisure time. Some time away from your work, so you can get back to…

Are You Choosing YOUR Dream?

In a world filed with so many choices, sometimes it can be daunting to choose. Let’s take ordering a cup of coffee, for example.  30 years ago or so, we could order coffee 2 ways – caffeinated or decaf. Today, when we walk into our local coffee place (Starbucks or countless others – there is…

Deadlines… Make nice with them, and make them yours.

Tick tock. Tick tock. Tick tock… The time for you to deliver your work is looming, and there you sit … staring at a blank computer screen. Or, if you are brutally honest, avoiding even sitting down at the computer altogether. Procrastinating. Being busy with business, all to avoid the inevitable. Why? The ideas you’re…

Inspiration from Fledgling Coaches as they Leave the Nest…

This weekend, I have had the honor of observing a classroom of new coaches as they are experiencing their final training module. It has been over a year since I have been in the training room energy, and the thing that always surprises me is how unique and special each group is, while at…