‘Tis the Season…

Creating lasting change requires preparation, including knowing when the best timing of  to step into action would be. Taking our cue from nature can help us determine when we will most likely succeed in our plan for change. Read More

Let’s Go Crazy

The picture above is me reading the lyrics to “Let’s Go Crazy” as a tribute to Prince during  a fundraiser I was hosting on Thursday evening. It had been exactly one week prior, when I was setting up another fundraiser for my community, that I heard the news… Prince had died. As a Minnesotan, I was… Read More

A Walk on the Beach…

Two weeks ago I went on a journey. This journey was to accompany my friend on a road trip from Minnesota to Florida. My friend had recently made the decision to relocate to begin a new chapter in her life. Since I had recently transitioned out of my long-tenured corporate career and am now working for myself,  I… Read More

Here, There and Everywhere!

Have you ever felt like you were needing to focus here, there and everywhere? That is how I have felt lately and the more I need to focus, the less focused I am… hmm… maybe there is a lesson in this? The last couple of weeks I have felt knee-deep in expectations… expectations that only… Read More

The Longest Day of the Year (aka Kayak Chaos)…

Yesterday, June 21st,  was the Summer Solstice… the longest day of the year.  Here in Minnesota,  the sky was the bluest it has been so far this summer.  After several weeks of torrential rains, damaging winds and flash flooding in our area,  the blue sky on the first day of Summer was more than a… Read More

Pay Attention

I have been traveling a bit the past two weeks for work and as usual during my travels,  there always seems to be some opportunity to take away some lessons learned… I was on a flight to Chicago on American Airlines and at Chicago, I needed to change planes to a catch a flight to Indianapoiis on… Read More

Word of the Week: Discipline

Discipline: activity, exercise, or a regimen that develops or improves a skill; training… ~Dictionary.com~ The word discipline was definitely the word of my week.  Discipline at work, discipline at home, discipline at play… This week, we hosted our Board of Directors and our executive leadership team at our offices to give education on our specialty… Read More

Yogattitude

“Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape.” Author Unknown I started taking a yoga class a few weeks ago and now that we are starting to see glimmers of spring after a very cold and rainy May in Minnesota,  I attended my first outdoor yoga class on Thursday night.… Read More