A Vision Beyond a Lifetime

What does it take to have a vision that will last long beyond the lifetime of the person who initially birthed it? This was the question in my mind as I went on my walk yesterday afternoon – yes, these are the things that percolate in my brain when I am in my own thoughts.… Read More

A Generation in Transition

One year and eight months ago, my corporate job as an executive in the insurance industry ended. I found myself with a nice paycheck for a year which meant a sense of freedom that I had never felt since I was a child. I didn’t have to get up to an alarm clock anymore. I… Read More

Financial Freedom: From Fear to Faith

Last week, I hosted a Live Coaching event through Facebook on the topic of personal finance. My expertise on this topic has nothing to do with my formal education, but comes from an on-the-job training program that I have been attending for the past 59 years… a program from the curriculum from the School of Life. If you… Read More

America: A Land of Diversity

Last week, we just returned from a nine day motorcycle trip from Minnesota to Colorado. Leaving Minnesota, we entered the farmlands of Iowa that spread out before us for miles and miles. We then moved across Nebraska from cities into the vast prairie lands where towns were few and far between. As we entered Colorado,… Read More

Turn! Turn! Turn!

For Audio Version click on n highlighted area below: If you are a baby boomer, you most likely remember the band, The Byrds, and their song, Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There is a Season) The lyrics include some of the following: To everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under Heaven… A… Read More

The Bridge to Your Success for Your Small Business

Are you a small business owner…  a wannabe small business owner, or an entrepreneur who is wondering how to find the right path to make your business highly successful? How are you feeling right now? Are you excited? Scared? Confident? Passionate? Not really sure what steps to take to get started? The hard truth is, most… Read More

Dream It… Believe It… Achieve It!

Last month, I made a decision that would change my life completely…, I decided to “retire” from my corporate executive gig and transition into my life coaching business on a full-time basis. As I have been moving through this transition over the past few weeks, I have experienced a roller-coaster of emotions and memories.  I am leaving… Read More

The Sense of a Goose

As I was clearing out some papers from my corporate office a few weeks ago, I came across a copy of a story titled The Sense of a Goose. I am not sure who the original author was, but I did find a few different renditions when I googled “Goose Formations”. Living in an area in Minnesota… Read More

A Strand of Pearls in the Making…

For audio version:   http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/WXDTK9ts Pearl: Metaphor for something rare, fine, admirable and valuable (Wikipedia) My cousin Barb is celebrating the fourth year anniversary since she opened her salon, named The Pearl Salon.  She has taken the time to write public acknowledgments to honor each of the girls who make up her team… the people who have contributed… Read More

I Quit!

For Audio Version ClickHere: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/W1csvjMQ I decided a few months ago that I was going to quit going to the same medical provider clinic system that I have gone to for the past 13 years.  This was a huge decision for me because I am a pretty loyal person and leaving my provider network makes… Read More