Slay your fears and do not settle

Slay your fears and do not settle

Have you ever thought something like this – “I would love to change up my [job/life/relationship], but I’m really okay where I am. The [benefits/pay/people/lifestyle] make up for everything about it that I don’t really like”? Did you catch those really’s? They...
It’s Scary Being Vulnerable!

It’s Scary Being Vulnerable!

I’ve been avoiding writing this post for a couple of days. The idea for the post came from my all too familiar internal conversation about making an appointment with my accountant. I do my own books (if they were kids, I’d be in jail for negligence), so it’s important...
Wide Open Spaces and Re-Invention

Wide Open Spaces and Re-Invention

One of the constant themes in my life is re-invention. Seven careers, dozens of jobs, two degrees 26 years apart, it goes on and on. And, on a recent walk, I realized that, thanks to The Chicks, I have an anthem for my re-invention: Wide Open Spaces. (full lyrics are...
In Defense of Novels

In Defense of Novels

Just because I’m an entrepreneur doesn’t mean I have to give up reading fiction! As a business owner, I’m continually advised to read this productivity book or that self-help book or this book on how to sell effectively. The subliminal message is “If you don’t read...