August 3, 2017

How to Become More Creative (And Why You Should Even Care)

I recently had a session with one of my “woo-woo” friends to discuss some of the blocks I felt like I was experiencing in my life and my business. (It’s OK. I can call her that. She knows I call her that.) At one point in the session she asked me, “What are you doing to bring play into your world?” I was a bit taken aback. For me, “play” always kind of had this […]
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 […]
May 11, 2017

The Role of Enabler

In today’s video blog, I share an insight I discovered while watching a Postive Parenting webinar. The webinar itself is great and you can sign up for the webinar at this link. But this insight reminded me how easy it is to complain about the behavior of other people when they don’t live up to our expectations. It’s not so easy to take a hard look in the mirror and admit that maybe we’ve enabled […]
May 5, 2017

4 Easy Ways to Support Local Business (And Why It Matters)

Earlier this week, I visited our local hardware store to pick up some paint. This wasn’t just a simple “pick out a color from the giant color wall” kind of project. I asked the poor soul helping me to color match our exterior house paint that wasn’t originally purchased through their store and had been subjected to about ten solid years of sun fading. Good times. I had dragged my three kids with me and […]