What the Duck?

I’m watching big snowflakes fall as I write this, wondering what else will fall–or hit the fan–when I make this confession. Four weeks into the new year I am finding words dancing on my tongue that are not standard issue in the workplace… or in the...
Are you making this easier than it is?

Are you making this easier than it is?

We might be making this easier than it is. Beautiful, do you ever wonder if everyone got the memo and you didn’t? Three weeks into the year and the list harangues you. You at that cheesy caramel popcorn that you swore you wouldn’t touch. And had a little...
Goal Check

Goal Check

We’re two weeks in, Beautiful, and I wonder if you are one of the 8% still tracking with your goals. That’s what Inc. Magazine wrote this week…that of the 60 % of humans to set goals, only 8% achieve them. Have you blown it yet? WHEW. I hope you said...
Here’s a Guaranteed Plan to Fail

Here’s a Guaranteed Plan to Fail

It’s that time of year when we look back to see what we’ve accomplished and we take the days after Christmas to plot a strategy for the new year. I’ve made it a point this week to study people who study success and this list really hit me between the...
The Greatest Gift

The Greatest Gift

What are you wishing to find under the tree? After 21 years of rushing downstairs to open all the presents, beckoning with bows and tinsel, this Christmas the best gift is coming not on a sleigh, but on an airplane. Our daughter, our first baby, will arrive home from...