Who are you really?

Like any other holiday, most of us are thinking of having an extra day off or shopping or getting together with friends. I won’t lie. I too am looking forward to some sales and going out on a date with my spouse. But this year, with all that is happening in our society and in […]

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Stop Settling for Sanity

How often have you chosen what’s safe or sane over what’s risky and possibly insane? Do you regularly seek what’s common or easy? Or do you actually look to challenge yourself? If we truly only get one life, then are we living it to it’s highest potential? This means reaching further, trying harder, doing more, […]

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Find Your Purpose – Discover Your Calling

Experts say… You need to find your purpose You need to follow your passion You need to determine your “why” But sometimes it isn’t all that easy. It’s not easy to figure out exactly what your “why” is. Sometimes we feel stuck and we’re not even sure what our purpose and passion are, so how […]

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Do What You Love- Love What You Do

The alarm rings at 6 am and wakes us from that beautiful dream. When you open your eyes are you excited or do you dread getting up? How we feel about the day and our life is solely dependent on how we view the tasks we get to do over the next 16+ hours of […]

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How to Use ‘Reframing’ to Reimagine Failure

When we fail at something, it can often be difficult to get back up and try again. This can keep us from reaching our highest potential. This is why they say if you fall off a horse, get right back on. It stops the fear of failure (getting thrown) from keeping us riding. So how […]

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How Discovering Your Purpose Can Make You Happy

Being in “transition” again has forced me to take a deeper look at the life I’ve built both professionally and personally and to ask myself if I am proud of the legacy I am leaving. My parents are truly my benchmark. They have always lived purpose filled lives. My dad was a doctor for over 50 […]

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Fear of Failure Keeping You Down?

I am terrified. I won’t kid you. In the past 10 years, I have been out of work three times, twice through being laid off. This last time, I decided that regardless of when I get my next job (and I am actively looking for the right organization), I needed to create something that will […]

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Anything Worth Doing

As I have begun this journey of finally starting my own learning and development company, I have been searching for ideas, inspiration, and quotes that help motivate me when I feel overwhelmed, terrified, or just plain tired. I have recently found a few that helps with my need to do everything well and perfectly before […]

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Adrift again

When I got offered the Training Manager position at a great, stable, and highly respected company last fall, I was sure it would be the one where I retired. After all, it would only be another 19 years or so before that time came and I had already determined that I loved the role I […]

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Searching for Meaning

Meaning is a fickle thing. What is meaningful when we are younger and more idealistic becomes unreachable and even possibly crazy when we get older and life has a chance to break our pink tinted lenses. That’s not to say we shouldn’t want to chase after or seek a life of meaning. Rather, it becomes more important […]

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