Today is career advice day! I share this message with people quite often. If you have been overlooked for a promotion more than once, odds are, there's something you are not being told about your reputation (i.e., how you are perceived in the workplace). If...

Always have something to look forward to. When one vacation is coming to an end, I’m already thinking about my next vacation. When I enter a new job, I’ve already began brainstorming my exit strategy and next move. Though I work hard to remain in...

In life, there are no guarantees.  There are only choices. Who you are today and each of your circumstances is created by daily decisions.  Don't keep waiting for a good moment to live a good life. Life is about taking chances and calculated risks. Make...

An explosion woke me up this morning at 2:00 am (on the dot). I thought I dreamed it at first. But it wasn't a dream. So, I laid there for a moment while thinking about what the noise could have been. Are my children awake/okay,...

We carry a lot, don't we? We carry other people's energy, especially the negative. We carry the energy of one moment into another. We carry the energy of our work-weeks into the weekend. We carry the energy of our relationships into the office. We carry...

I’ve learned that my days are more productive when I plan them. When I jump right into my day with no plan, I may get one or two things accomplished, but that’s it. Without a plan, my day typically controls me. I begin to feel...

The ingredients to a life well lived is clarity, courage, and confidence--in that order. We need clarity of desire, courage to move in the direction of that desire, and confidence to stay on the path. An imbalanced life is one that's missing one of those...

I believe that we live our life in seasons. These seasons are a combination of occurrences—some we look forward to and some occurrences that are a little harder to adjust to. Life happens. No matter the season that you are currently facing, know that just...

There’s a time in life where being on script is important. It’s the structure, the systems, the daily consistencies that help people to best reach their goals. But it must be balanced with giving yourself the freedoms to go off script sometimes too. I find...

I found myself having this conversation with a couple of clients this week, so I thought that this would be a good daily note for you. Here goes. Most people do not receive what they desire. Why? Well, first, it is because they do not...