Reflections


To Meet Your Goals, Get Out of Your Own Way

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Dec 2017

To Meet Your Goals, Get Out of Your Own Way

Last year, I wrote a post explaining why I do not make New Year’s resolutions. I don’t believe we should rely on a calendar to tell us it’s time to make a change. We should make a change, when it’s time to make a change. Yet, most do not. In fact, according to research, 92 percent of people do not achieve their goals. I’m not...

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Gratitude Starts with Human Beings

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Nov 2017

Gratitude Starts with Human Beings

It’s unusual for me to feature someone on my blog, but every so often, someone inspires you. As my years in journalism have proved, we must capture those moments. My inspiration today comes from my friend, Jenifer Epstein. We met through a program facilitated by my executive coach and client, John Dame. As with many relationships that develop, it has taken on a life of...

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Working. Through. Stress.

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Sep 2017

Working. Through. Stress.

Since I decided to take the leap into entrepreneurship eight years ago, I’ve experienced my share of stress. Navigating the ups and downs of running a company can never be underestimated.  Technology – especially unpredictable social media changes – have only magnified this stress. Add in recent significant staff changes and sudden personal setbacks – and that stress shifts to overwhelm. Ask any Type A...

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Holiday Weekends Are Made For…

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May 2017

Holiday Weekends Are Made For…

It’s Memorial Day weekend. While I do not personally know someone who died serving our country’s armed forces, I would like to take a moment to honor those who did. It’s their sacrifice that gave us our freedom – and one that many enjoy with this three-day weekend.  Because the holiday is observed every year on the last Monday of May, it also marks the...

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Stepmothers and Business Owners Have A Lot to Celebrate This Week

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May 2017

Stepmothers and Business Owners Have A Lot to Celebrate This Week

Running a business is hard work. Ask anyone who does it, and they’ll tell you, it’s no joke. You know what else is no joke? Two kids. While I’ve never given birth, nor did I have any desire to have children, I have acquired two kids – as a stepmother – and my singular conclusion to this massive change is that it’s been interesting. It’s...

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