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June 29, 2017

Why I Like Commissioned Salespeople

Last week, my husband, Jeremiah, and I embarked on what, at least to me and frankly, most of the people I know, is one of the ickiest buying processes a person can engage in. We went car shopping. Ish. First, there’s the fact that I genuinely liked my old car. I had been driving a 2011 Buick Enclave. (I know…I’m not even 40 yet and I’m crushing on a Buick.) She recently rolled over 100,000 […]
June 8, 2017

The One Thing We Keep Missing About Millennials

“Kids these days.” “None of them have any work ethic.” “I’m worried for our future.” Have you ever heard any of these phrases uttered about the youngest generation, typically referred to as Millennials? Have you maybe even uttered them aloud yourself? I’m pretty sure I just said something in a similar vein to a friend I was visiting with at the pool last weekend. Shame on me. It’s easy to point out what the up and […]
June 1, 2017

Owning Your Story

I’ve never met a person who claimed they want to be fake. Most of us desire to show up in the world in a real, meaningful and dare I say “authentic” way. The trouble with trying to become more authentic is that authenticity can’t be chased. In fact, if you’re actively looking for it, you’re missing the entire point. We will not find our authentic selves by looking around us, watching what others are doing, […]
May 18, 2017

How Not to Convey Empathy

In today’s video post, I share a quick interaction with my mother when she reminded me of the danger of this simple phrase that we all too commonly say when trying to convey empathy.