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

Freedom to Live in Happiness

  Two Hundred and Forty years ago, fifty-six men from thirteen colonies, put their livelihood and potentially their lives at risk, to sign a document which was named The Declaration of Independence. Eight of these individuals were foreign-born versus being born in America. These folks ranged from lawyers to planters, merchants and shippers (www.constitutionfacts.com). In other… Read More

A Day of Remembrance – Not Politics

I woke up this morning with a blog post swirling in my head. I think it has to do with the fact that I was listening to the news last night which is not something I normally do (I made a decision almost two years ago to turn off the radio in my car and… 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

Lessons learned from the Book of Harold

Twenty-Five years ago a great man died… He may not have been written about in history books…, he may not have been a Pulitzer  Prize winner…, nor was he the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize… but on February 24, 1990, the world lost a great man…  that man was my Dad. The Book of… Read More

Why Gen Y?

I had the opportunity to hear Jason Dorsey speak last week and I recommend anyone who has the chance to listen to this kid… do so!  Who is Jason Dorsey you might ask?  He is “The Gen Y Guy”… a thirty-something who has made a career of educating business leaders on the Millennial generation (also known… Read More

The Meaning of Memorial Day

Memorial Day began as Declaration Day, a day for our nation to recognize and decorate (with flowers) the graves of those who died during wartime.  The tradition of decorating the graves of dead soldiers has grown to decorating the graves of all of our loved ones who have died regardless of whether they served in… Read More