Hang Up Your Gloves & Stop Fighting Now!

hard circumstances - acceptance

When it comes to the challenging circumstances in your life and work, do you have a knack for donning your gloves and fighting them? You know, getting riled up and frustrated – wishing things were different. Or do you accept what comes your way and seek out to creatively make the best of your situation?…

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What Are Your Reflexes Revealing About You?

You have donned the backless gown. Now you are sitting there with your legs dangling over the side of the examination table, feeling very vulnerable. The doctor pokes, prods, and then takes out the reflex hammer and whacks you a good one on your knee. Seconds later it is over and the doctor has moved…

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The Happy Middle

I was surprised to learn that there are at least 32 songs about “meeting in the middle”. Don’t believe me? You can check it out here for yourself. Meeting in the middle is just another way of saying “meet me halfway” or “compromise”. The word compromise may feel a bit undesirable – after all, it…

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What Do Preschoolers Do That Most Leaders Don't?

If you have talked to a parent of a preschooler recently, no doubt they are weary of the never-ending-question phase their child is in. The question preschoolers ask most frequently: “Why?” It is a short and sweet question that requires deep thought, and often the answer is one we don’t even know. Perhaps that is…

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Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?

Being married for thirty years is a big deal! That’s why my husband and I decided to celebrate by pampering ourselves at a luxurious beach resort in the Bahamas. Time away is refreshing and makes space for reflecting, re-evaluating life, and meeting interesting people. Avid readers like my husband and I find devouring books in…

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