Assess. Adjust. Commit. Transform.

Are You Ready to A.A.C.T. Today? Assess. Adjust. Commit. Transform.  When I started my coaching business 7 years ago, I did it because it was needed to begin accruing coaching hours for my goal to become a certified life coach – a dream of mine since the late 1990’s. My tagline was for the acronym… Read More

Role Playing at Work…

  To hear audio version, click link below:   http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/W6XZv2wQ Last Friday was Halloween, a day where dress code as most of us know it, goes completely out the window!  As I walked around our office checking out the various costumes,  I was amazed by the creativity and imagination of some of our associates and… Read More

Is Your Life Calm… or Chaotic?

In today’s world,  it seems like many of us are trying to find time to have a minute or two of reprieve from the demands we have chosen in our lives.  Yes… I said CHOSEN.  How many of us have chosen careers where we are spending 50, 60, 70 or even 80 hours a week because… Read More

Scared Speechless

Picture:  Toastmaster’s Introductory meeting for “Return To Words” club charter, February 2014 This week I did my first Toastmaster’s speech… and I was scared speechless…  For someone who has gotten up in front of groups for years to educate, share, and be a leader,  you would think that I would not get nervous – right? Some people… Read More

Magnificently Magnificent…

“There once was a little girl and she sparkled”   ~ Joan Steffend ~ I met a most MAGNIFICENT woman this week… Joan Steffend Brandmeier.  She came to speak at a small women’s circle that is held in my yoga instructor’s home.  I really did not know what to expect… I knew that there was something… Read More

“Hunckler’s Rules”: A Practical Guide to Leadership…

I know a great leader named Steve who’s wisdom you can take when you leave. His  style is based on both humor and heart so please read his “rules”  so you can start…  Add the practical guides to your day to improve your leadership through what you do and say! ~Pat Sheveland~ My boss is… Read More