HUGGED A TREE LATELY?

“We Do Not Inherit the Earth from Our Ancestors – We Borrow It from Our Children.” ~ Unknown As I look out my window on a world that is green and sunny I realize – once again – the importance of not taking our planet for granted. As I write this I can hear the…

Feeling Stuck? Clear Some Clutter

“Clutter is stuck energy. The word ‘clutter’ derives from the Middle-English word ‘clotter’ which means to coagulate – and that’s about as stuck as you can get.” ~ Karen Kingston Stuck energy! You want to move forward with all those big dreams and plans, but are feeling stuck. Weighed down. The air around you feels…

Relax, Renew, Recharge and REPLENISH

At the end of a lovely, playfully productive weekend, I realize what I really did was replenish my spirit. It was a way to be kind to myself, my business, and my clients. Sometimes, when we are doing work that we love, it is hard to step away, slow down and replenish ourselves. Paradoxically, it can…

The Case for Being Not-Always Great

“The only thing that makes people and organizations great is their willingness to be not great along the way. The desire to fail on the way to reaching a bigger goal is the untold secret of success.”              ~ Seth Godin Sometimes the biggest gains can only happen when we…

Letting Idleness Happen

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.”  ~ J. Lubbock Ahh…LOVE this!!

Walking the Path

“There’s a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.” ~ from the movie, The Matxix All too often we know what is the right path, the one that our integrity, common sense and general wisdom leads us to. Take something as simple as going to the store. When faced with the question, “Paper or plastic?”…

The Creativity Connection

“Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.”       ~ William Plomer When we are looking for answers, turning a problem or challenge over and over in our minds, we can sometimes feel daunted and at a loss how to proceed. We can miss the connection because the pieces just don’t seem to fit….

Leading by Headache?

“You don’t lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership.” ~  Dwight D. Eisenhower             It can also be a tough lesson to learn when you are passionate about a worthy cause. Something that you truly believe in, and expect others to believe as well. But when leaders…

Plan B

“The most successful people are those who are good at Plan B.”                                                                                      …

There’s a Little Activist in All of Us

“What we think or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do.”         ~  John Ruskin Today, I was called an activist. To say that this caught me by surprise was a bit of an understatement. I have been called many things…