Alexa, turn on my island light.

We have a conscious mind and an unconscious mind.  We assume that our conscious mind is what is in control the majority of the time.  We are wrong.   The unconscious mind is what is running the show most of the … Read more

We give people permission to do the same.

There is a quote I love. “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.  It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us … Your playing small … Read more

But, have to, and should, oh my!

Words matter. The words we use influence our self-talk.  Our words influence how we see and feel about things.  Over the last few weeks, I’ve struggled a bit.  I’ve been grieving and managing a lot of personal challenges at the … Read more

Doing my best … it’s not the same each day

I’ve focused a lot the last few weeks on processes, productivity, and goal setting.  This week, I’m going in a different direction.   It was a Monday, and my husband and I got some news that created a lot of uncertainty … Read more

Spring cleaning (creating space)

Today it was nice enough to sit out on my deck while eating lunch. Later after I finished a meeting, I stepped outside again to take a 5-minute break and enjoy the sun and fresh air.   I think it was … Read more

3 things to start your morning right

It has been almost three years since I read “The 5 AM Club” by Robin Sharma.  Yet, three years later I still use the basics of his 20/20/20 formula to start my day.  I’ve made tweaks to it.  I’ve made … Read more

Why does your resolution fail?

It’s mid-January and by now most resolutions have failed. I don’t set resolutions.  As an entrepreneur, I use the same method for my personal goals as I do in my business.  I figure out what changes I need to make, … Read more

Can you have a bad day?

January 3rd, 2022 – the first Monday of 2022, I was gearing up to kick butt.  I was at my desk at 8:30, had my first meeting at nine and, was hosting the weekly working group at 10!  My intentions … Read more

Flourish and Faith

The planning workshop was a success!  Those that attended the workshop asked great questions and participated at 100%. I’m excited about all they will accomplish in 2022.   In the planning workshop, I spend the first part of the workshop celebrating, … Read more

Never too late

Do you believe there is an age limit to when you go to school?  Start a business?  Go on a Safari? Do you believe there are age limits to when you start, finish or do certain things?     I did.   I … Read more

Saying yes to what is uncomfortable

I advocate on saying no.  To say no to the things that do not help you reach your goals or make you excited.  I know saying no can be hard.  I genuinely get it.  I get it because it has … Read more

Are we fair?

Do we treat small businesses fairly? Or Do we treat small businesses differently from big businesses?  I think we do treat small businesses differently.  I think we set our expectations much higher.  Maybe even unrealistically high.  It got me thinking … Read more