In the Streets of Sofia, Bulgaria

I’m sitting in the streets of Sofia, Bulgaria. A European city filled with hidden gems and almost a feel of Barcelona, Spain…but not quite. This morning I’m finding refuge and…

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Kindness Comes Back To You When It Matters Most

As I sit in the Paris airport I’m reminded again of the different cultures that span our world–thousands is truly an understatement. It’s so easy to just jump on a…

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What Brave Leadership Looks Like; It’s Not What You Think

A powerful story about a maverick leader choosing to be the change we need to see in Corporate America. Thank you, Keith for your bravery and willingness to be vulnerable….

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Turn Around And See All The People

I was asked by a client today, “Why do so many companies have problems with engagement?” 87% of US employees are disengaged to be exact. It’s not rocket science… It’s…

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The Boomerang Effect

What you put into the world comes right back to you in strength. Be kind to your team and colleagues and they will be kind to you. Show respect and…

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It’s Not Them It’s You 😳

Everyone’s your mirror – the good, the bad and the ugly. What you find annoying or frustrating in others is often showing you the exact part of yourself that you…

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Your Awesome Day!

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8 Ways to Live Your Best Life Now

There are moments in life when clarity blesses us with its presence. When the skies open wide and we can see the purity of our existence. A euphoric feeling…physically and…

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Are You the 20% Who Will Be Happy?

Flying is so much faster then trying to walk everywhere you want to go… but to take flight you need to lighten your load.

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The Lesson Facebook Taught Me

Sometimes you just need to go off the grid… In November, right before the election I took myself off social media. As an empath, I needed a break from the…

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What Zoos Can Teach Us About Employee Performance

I walked into a client’s office yesterday optimistic and full of life. A great nights sleep, healthy breakfast and ahead of schedule. I was ready to conquer the day. I…

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Top 10 Principles of Learning & Change

We are all faced with change, and sometimes the solace we need simply comes from a new perspective.

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What My Yoga Practice Has Taught Me About Business

This may sound a little surprising, but yoga and business have a lot in common. Yoga teaches us about depth and focus. But as I’ve yoga can also provide valuable lessons about how to successfully run a business.

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The Corporate Vortex: We’re Not in Sedona Anymore

The “power of good” won’t come from forcing change in corporate process and operating models. The power of good will happen when we all figure out how to live as healthy well-balanced spiritual beings in a corporate vortex that is anything but spiritual and well-balanced.

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What You’ll Find in the Opposite Direction

Dig, dig, dig… It often feels like all we’re doing is digging. Digging out of debt. Digging out of emails. Digging out of whatever mess we may be standing in….

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Why Failure Is More Important Than Success

As an entrepreneur of ten years I’ve learned all too well what failure feels like. The perpetual wheel of reinventing myself has been the only constant in my life. Ups…

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3 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement

Published By: David Fralinger                                                   Have a nagging suspicion your employees are a bit disillusioned? Disenchanted? Just plain bored? They may be suffering from acute employee disengagement, and they’re not alone….

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The Secret to Conquering Fear in Business

When it comes to healthy communication and engagement in business fear is your worst enemy. Fear paralyzes people’s ability to do their best work. It has the power to put…

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How to Make Love in the Boardroom

People are looking everywhere for ways to feel valued and appreciated. We want to be surrounded by other people who are mindful of our needs in a way that says,…

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Workplace Stress: The Health Epidemic of the 21st Century

Stress has been called the “health epidemic of the 21st century” by the World Health Organization and is estimated to cost American businesses up to $300 billion a year.

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What makes you grateful?

Over the past few weeks I’ve been reminded about the importance of gratitude. Are you taking time to count your blessings and acknowledge the people, things or situations in life…

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The Benefits of Having a Positive Attitude

By: Kristian “KG” Goldsmith  I’m sure there some skeptics who will read this and probably not agree with me. However that’s great because these are the people that holds us…

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The Magic of Mango Pancakes

I have to tell you, I’ve been feeling a little blah the last few days. Maybe I’ve needed some sunshine, more sleep (don’t we all) or a mini vacation. Whatever…

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Courage Comes Through Suffering

I love when a fortune cookie delivers profound messages at the exact right time. The other day while sitting at my favorite Vietnamese restaurant I received this message, “Courage comes…

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Simple Joy on a Saturday Night

It’s not often life stops long enough for you to exist in absolute peace while simply taking in the joy around you. In these moments you know you’ve been given…

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SELF LOVE

We live in an era filled with pressure and expectation. We’re on a constant chase to prove we are something we often don’t even want to be. We spend more…

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How to Fall in Love with Patience

We all grew up hearing the saying, “Good things come to those who wait.” Yep, sounds great on paper! That said, when we’re in the midst of having to exercise…

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3 Ways to Live in the Right Now

Are you missing out on what’s in front of you right now because you’re too busy waiting for what may never happen?

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Escape the Great Tragedy of Life

Often the great tragedy of our lives is that we don’t take time to notice. — Frank MacEowen, Author of The Celtic Way Of Seeing Our lives move so fast…

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60 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in (Almost) 60 Years

By: Maria Shriver Journalist, Author & Activist at Maria Shriver Original Post I’ve been thinking about birthdays…especially mine as it’s this week!!! In our family birthdays are a big deal. There is…

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The Possibility of Everything

Are you open to all possibilities? Or have you put yourself into a small box labeled, this is how it has to be? There’s a million ways to live your…

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The One Choice We All Have

We all have a choice on what kind of energy we want to give to the world. Are you a giver or a taker? Givers feel good to be around. They…

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Thank You Encourage Her Network

I spoke at the Encourage Her Network- Encouraging women in life, family, and business! Signature event on Monday. Thank you Shannon Johnson for giving me the opportunity to be in the…

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The Power in Putting Your Phone Down

I did something crazy last night. A complete act of the subconscious. Before I went to bed, I turned my phone off and plugged it into the charger. That’s not…

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7 Ways to De-Stress Using Nature

This time of year always reminds me of the power of nature. As the leaves change color and the air turns crisp it’s hard not to notice the magic of…

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How to Get off the Crazy Train

We’ve all heard the definition of crazy: Doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results. For some, it’s easier to ride the crazy train than remembering to breathe….

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Be F#%@ing Brave

I love this image. Bravery. It’s the playbook for a joy filled life. It’s your ticket to happiness. And it’s the answer to overcoming fear and reaching your dream. Sometimes…

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How You Add Value to the World

What is your value? We live in a society that more often than not predicates success and value based on physical achievement, materialism and societal placement. From childhood on we’re…

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Energy Wellness @ Work

Energy wellness is the new engagement strategy. Let me be clear on the topic of energy: I’m not talking about eating better, sleeping more, working out, or adding another “must…

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Who Is Your Authentic Self? (share your story)

What is your story of authenticity? Please share.

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Dream Big; Set Yourself Free

Have you forgotten your dream? If you could choose a new career or way of life that made your heart sing, what would it be? Dream big. Skies the limit….

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True Leadership: Courageous, Compassionate and Vulnerable

Let me start by saying, “You are a leader.” It doesn’t matter where you sit, what your title is, if you have people reporting to you or how much you’re being…

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Leadership Transparency: How to Show the World You’re Human

Great leaders understand the power in human-connectivity and the importance of personal transparency. Leadership transparency is about showing up to the workplace authentically and allowing people to see that you’re…

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How to Communicate and Get Results

Destination Mapping is a communication process that works! It’s designed for one-on-one conversations, written messages and any presentation no matter how small. The process can be used by anyone who…

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Rejection Is Protection

Are you getting caught in the box of “what must be”? Or are you allowing life to deliver unexpected surprises with ease? Life is full of twists and turns, ups…

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How to Live the Good Life: It’s easier than you think.

Do you ever have those days when you feel like you have all your collective shit together? A rarity, I know. It feels great. You’re calm, relaxed, able to maintain…

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Time to Quit: Have you stayed in a toxic situation too long?

Have you stayed too long in a situation that no longer serves you? If there’s one thing for sure, life IS change. Nothing stays the same. Even when you’re standing…

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Compassion vs. Enabling

Are you choosing to fuel a negative situation by enabling someone who needs to stand on their own two feet? I was recently asked, “What is the boundary between compassion and…

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Are Your Dreams Big Enough?

If your dreams don’t scare you they’re not big enough. Brilliant inspiration from Life of Dillon – Dreams. Thanks, James.

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Good Things Come To Those Who Wait

I was at a wedding reception tonight for friends of mine who have been together for a decade. A reminder of the gifts patience provides to those willing to learn…

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Death By Corporate Speak 😳

Word to the wise… if you’re a leader who’s trying to move an idea, project or corporate initiative forward stay far away from “corporate speak”. Seriously, there needs to be…

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