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

Grief in the Workplace

Last week, I had an opportunity to speak to a group of claims personnel, rehabilitation professionals and nurses, who work in the workers compensation insurance field. My talk was about how grief is a significant component for those who have been injured from a workplace accident. The talk went very well and I saw many… 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

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

You are Smart. You are Strong. You are Capable.

For Audio version, click on link below: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/W6V27T4s As part of a course that I was in for my coach training, I developed and have led a four-week course for doctorate students who have completed their coursework and are now in the dissertation phase of their studies. As a person who 1) has not been a… Read More

Learning to Ride with Training Wheels

For Audio Version: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/WyYlhjds I am now an official H.O.G. chick (that would be the Harley Owner’s Group kind of H.O.G… not the  farm animal variety)! Last Fall I bought a new model Harley Davidson three wheel motorcycle (trike).  I wasn’t planning on buying one last year, but I had set an intention earlier in the year… Read More

Leading With The Heart

Listen here for audio version: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/WZb2Z0Ds Being “heart-centered” has been in my mind this week… intentionally leading with love in all that I say and do whether it is at home, at work or at play. I began the practice of reading a daily inspirational devotion book this past summer and am now in the middle… Read More

Creating Customer Loyalty

Last week my husband and I went on our annual motorcycle trip with our friends, Peggy and Jerry.  As any motorcycle enthusiast can tell you,  there is nothing better than hopping on your bike and feeling the rumble of the engine as the throttle is opened up… open roads awaiting you… great scenery to photograph…… Read More

Beginning with Vision

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others ~ Jonathon Swift~ Yesterday I had a great coaching session with a client… As with any coaching session,  she set our agenda and what she wanted to accomplish by the end of our session.  Her intent was to come up with an objective for her… Read More