Being of Service

  Vietnam Memorial Wall at Eagle’s Healing Nest (7/2016) July has been a month of incredible opportunities for me to see what it truly means to be of service to another. Earlier this month, I was given the great honor to be able to speak with some of America’s greatest – our Veterans. I visited… Read More

Grief and Chronic Pain

I have been asked to speak about grief and the injured worker this week at a seminar for workers compensation professionals. Since I have left the corporate world of workers compensation early this year, it has allowed me to view how we deal with people who are injured and in chronic pain a bit differently than… Read More

The Law of Attraction

I finally completed my first book The Mourning’s Light: Life After Child Loss. It is very exciting to see this first book in print, but the first thought that comes to mind is how do I market it?  How do I get it available in electronic media (ebooks)? I had so many questions and very few answers. I felt a bit… 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: 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

A Strand of Pearls in the Making…

For audio version: 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

Seeing the Forest Through the Trees…

Link for audio-version: As many of you know,  I am a Life and Business Coach as well as being a leader in Corporate America.  One would think that with my many years of being a corporate executive and leader,  that I should be able to coach myself through situations to determine my strategy and tactics for… Read More

Lessons through change…

I have a magnet on my white board that has the proverb “just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly…”.  I started to reflect today on the number of times we move into various phases throughout life…  both personally and professionally At birth,  we are squeezed out of this warm, comfy womb… Read More

Building Your Business With the Eyes of a Child

My two and a half year-old grand-daughter had visited with us for several days and it has amazed me to watch her learn new words, new concepts and new ways of doing things in just a few days time.  It dawned on me this morning that children can teach us to become more entrepreneurial  because they have not yet… Read More

A Community Coming Together…

Come on people now Smile on your brother Everybody get together Try to love one another Right now ~The Youngbloods “Get Together” I met a woman named Teresa back in April when we both attended a camp in northern Minnesota.  Neither of us knew the other was going and the only interaction we had with… Read More