Happiness is…

"Nobody really cares if you are miserable, so you might as well be happy." - Cynthia Nelms Happiness is a state of being. If we are not being happy, then we begin to lose bits and pieces of ourselves along the way... Until we get to the point where we blend with the shadows. Happiness... Continue Reading →

Human-kind

"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money." - John Rushkin We are humankind and not humanmean. Being kind is free and good for both the receiver and giver. Kindness stirs a warmth within the depths of your soul and is released to universe. Kindness given without... Continue Reading →

Positive Results

We have the ability to make a positive lasting change in the world. Standing by and doing nothing, we give up our power of choice to make a difference in our lives and the world. Let us change the world together, create a culture of appreciation, and make a positive difference in our life, those around us, and... Continue Reading →

Mind = Prime Real Estate

There is nothing as powerful as a made up mind.  Your actions are dependent on your thoughts and beliefs.  Often times, we accumulate social, cultural, and economic influences that takes up residence in our mind.  Although some influences may be helpful, every now and then we must reevaluate what we are willing to keep, let... Continue Reading →

So What, Now What?

My mom was a great influence in my life and a great example of an awesome leader and coach. Since I was in elementary school, she would not accept any of my excuses and would continually say, “So what, now what?”  At first, I thought she did not care and I ignored her. Then I realized... Continue Reading →

Staying the Course

"A ship in the harbor is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for."-William Shedd Whatever life throws at us, we must be prepared to stay the course.  Like all journeys, we must have a plan on where we want to go. To achieve our destiny, we must create a series of goals to... Continue Reading →

Bad Day…No WAY!

"When something bad happens, you have three choices. You can let it DEFINE YOU, let it DESTROY YOU, or you can let it STRENGTHEN YOU!" - Unknown Although, I have been told that I am "over positive" and see the world through "Rose colored lenses," we all go through a bad day. There are moments I... Continue Reading →

Flashlight and Candlelight Leadership

A leader and manager are two distinct personalities that occur in the mind of those in management positions. The leader side is similar to the creative thought process of the brain and the manager side is similar to the logical thought process of the brain. Balance is not about an even split between the leader... Continue Reading →

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