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Every year I go to Sarasota, Florida to a timeshare we own. I spend much of my time walking the beach shelling. Shelling is like a treasure hunt to me. I love the joy of finding that one great shell....
This past weekend I celebrated 20 years of playing poker, once a month, with my closest girlfriends. (I’m in the center sitting on the lifeguard chair). I’ve written about my group before, check out: Stack the Cards in Your Favor. I...
This is one of my favorite lines. From one of my favorite songs. From one of my favorite lyricists. From one of my favorite soundtracks. From one of my favorite movies of all time. The song is Momentum by Aimee Mann. The...
I am reading this great book by Peter Wohlleben called The Hidden Life of Trees. What they Feel, How They Communicate. This book has become my go-to gift because I have found it to be extremely profound. Peter worked for the Forestry...
I have several patio plants that add such wonderful color to my patio. I love them. They make me feel good or at least they did until I went to my parent’s house the other day. Then…potted plant envy. My...
Money can be a big quandary when a person is on or considering a job search. How much should I ask for so that I leave nothing on the table? Am I asking too much? Too little? What is my...
Starting a business, very much like starting a job search, can be scary and daunting. Fear feels like it has moved in and taken residence at my work desk. Sometimes, I feel like I don’t have what I need to...
I was working with a client recently who is in the process of getting ready to leave behind her director-level job and go after a Vice-President role. As often happens when coaching, we do not just talk about her resume,...