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“At times the whole world seems to be in conspiracy to importune you with emphatic trifles. Friend, client, child, sickness, fear, want, charity, all knock at once at thy closet door and say,—’Come out unto us.’ But keep thy state; come not into their...

life is not stagnate…

 My kids just started their new school term and for the first time in their school years, I didn’t drive them for their first day.  Watching my son drive off with my daughter as passenger really signified a new season has begun.  This latest chapter actually...

Stretch Moments – 3 Ways to Embrace Your Fears

In our family, we  call them “stretch moments” – the situations that stretch you out of your comfort zone and push the boundaries. These may include such things as a a difficult conversation with your boss, trying out a new activity, or starting a...

Women Friendships – the Power of 5

I recently read that you are the sum of your 5 closest friends. In other words, they can be a validation of your values, choices, and goals. They can reveal how you see yourself and what your priorities are. So when I reflect and look around me, I realize that I am...

Spring Out of Your Comfort Zone

Spring inspires the desire to clean out the old and let the new shine in. Use this season to clean out more than old files and the garage clutter from winter. Spring out of your comfort zone! Expand your boundaries and re-fresh your life.  See what vegetation can you...

addSTRATEGY to Your Career Recap

addSTRATEGY to Your Career was a great event on Wednesday.  Green Mellen Media presented fantastic information on the state of social media for 2014: past, present and future. They shared the right platforms to be on for big business, personal branding and social...

addSTRATEGY to Your Career Event

       Social Media for 2014 –  March 26, 2014 Join us for a state of the social media networks and how you can utilize them for yourself and your business. There are over 20 social media platforms, do you know them all? Presented by Green Mellen...

Are You Waiting to Be Perfect?

What is holding you back? Why are you putting it off? Are you scared of success? Are you worried you will fail? Fear of failure is highly correlated with perfectionism. Ironic because perfectionism is usually  characterized by an intense drive to succeed!...

Self promote but not in the annoying way!

I am sitting with my mom in the hospital waiting room (dad in back surgery – all turns out well), utilizing the “free time” to work and catch up when she asks, very meekly, “When you get to a stopping point, can you show me what you are working...