June 24, 2016

How to “Be the Change”

“Don’t criticize, condemn or complain.” This statement is the first of thirty human relations principles Dale Carnegie offered in his iconic book How to Win Friends and Influence People. Can you imagine what our world would look like if we could nail the execution of this? And when I say world, I mean our world: our homes, our families, our churches, our communities, our companies. Over the years facilitating dialogue about this principle, there tends […]
June 2, 2016

If Fear is Holding You Back…Watch This!

Caring is sharing. I care about you, therefore I’m sharing Marie Forleo. If you are chasing a dream, or heck, if you’re courting a dream and are too afraid to start, take the time to watch this ah-mazing interview between Chase Jarvis and Marie Forleo. It’s incredibly easy to look at successful people like Marie and think, yeah, we’ll I’d be successful too, if I had been born in her family. Or her money. Or […]
May 18, 2016

Choosing Your Focus

It’s been said that whatever we focus on, expands. That’s certainly true in a broad sense, but it also applies directly to relationships. Watch today’s quick video to see what I mean… Whenever I find myself frustrated with a person in my life, if I’m being honest, I can admit that I’m focusing on all the things that drive me nuts about them. Isn’t that weird? How easy it is to fall into the trap […]
May 3, 2016

Needing Grace

Over the past few days, I’ve experienced some amazing moments with my children. You know the ones. The ones where they do something so sweet, so endearing and so childlike, you feel as though your heart may actually burst wide open and you question your capacity for handling them grow. On my morning walk today, I thought about what I would write in this post. How I could put into words how I felt in […]