Mission & Vision

April 21, 2019

How’s Your Daily Grind? In Your Enthusiasm to Meet Goals, Have You Lost Yourself Along the Way?

Are you burning out from the entrepreneurial grind? That’s the question a friend asked recently, and I was startled. Burnout? Grind? Me? No! But her question got my attention. Thinking about it, the only time work became a grind was when I decided I’d be more effective and accepted if I were more like, well, […]

Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Development, Mission & Vision, Stress Management
February 28, 2019

Resiliency and Relationships: How the Grit Grows Into the Pearl

Last week, a dear friend who leads women’s coaching groups, sent me a photo of her web conference set-up. I laughed so hard I was crying. Renovations were going on outside her apartment windows and the only place to avoid the construction and jack hammers was, well, the bathroom. She was poised on the rim […]

Educators, Leadership Development, Mission & Vision, Stress Management
May 4, 2018

From Dartboard to Directional Guide: When Your Value Statement Points to True North

 I once worked for an organization that required all employees to smile at every (single) visitor within 5 seconds of passing them. That’s right. Antennae out – smile on – 24/7. While the idea was credible – let’s make everyone feel welcome – the initiative failed miserably because it was impossible to apply consistently. As […]

Mission & Vision, Organizational Development, Team Building