My Logic plus Your Magic

When you say good-bye to a brand, it is hard not to compare a new idea, a new vision to the old.  This was the reality as we faced rebranding.  Our old brand was about mastery.  Mastery of your craft, … Read more

Hurt People, Hurt People

I’m about to tell you a story.  A true story.  I hope you stick it out and read to the end.  Because if we want to create a different world, we need to stop the cycle of pain.  The Story … Read more

Walk In A Good Way

On March 10, 2021, I saw a keynote from an Indigenous woman named Gabrielle Scrimshaw.  Gabrielle shares an incredible story.  She is soft-spoken, compassionate, vulnerable, and incredibly brave and courageous.  You can’t help but lean in when she speaks.   At … Read more

Messy In The Middle

It’s real. I first learned about the 66 days to create or change a habit in Robin Sharma’s book “The 5 AM Club”. I really liked that book and still use many principles from it. Before reading the book, I … Read more

Fail to plan, plan to fail

And other lessons. Ben Franklin was quoted as saying “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail”. My husband said, no plan is also a plan. Last year, for a number of reasons, my husband I had our … Read more

Be kind …

To yourself and to others. A friend posted the following the other day… “Why are you so nice even to people who are rude to you?” “Because I, too, have been rude to nice people, & I know that rudeness … Read more

COVID Gave Me A Perfect Christmas.

Sometimes, change is good. I’ll admit at one point I was really frustrated with this Christmas. I was setting dates to meet friends in driveways and planning zoom cocktails. What I wanted was in person drinks, hugs, watching the kids … Read more

Making peace with 2020

To move forward into 2021. 2020 was hard. It just was. A friend of mine suggested that to move forward into 2021 we needed first to make peace with 2020. I thought about it and realized she was right. So … Read more

New Year…

New Beginnings. At the end of 2019 many people I talked to were happy to see the end of the year and looking for a fresh start with 2020. I didn’t find 2019 to be a horrible year. I actually … Read more

Merry Christmas

Is money the root of all evil? I love love Christmas movies. I love the classics like “It’s a wonderful life”, newer movies that are becoming classics like “Polar Express” and all the romantic holiday movies on Netflix. I know … Read more

Learning to Vacation…

at home! In October when I realized I was burning out I knew I had to make some changes overall. A Facebook memory also reminded me that it had been a year since my last vacation. How did I allow … Read more

Lesson in Good Enough

It’s not perfect, it’s not pretty, but it’s good enough. On the night of October 12th, I was woken up to my husband struggling to stand up. His back was done. He was already struggling the week before with his … Read more