Summer Reading 2019!

Summer Reading 2019!

Here’s one of my favorite quotes – it perfectly describes my relationship with money and books: When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes. ― Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus For your summer delectation, here are my current...
Agency vs Control: It’s all about influence

Agency vs Control: It’s all about influence

Recently, Diana and I were discussing topics for our podcast, Uniquely Brilliant. When I brought up the idea of exploring agency and its impact on our lives, Diana said she’d never heard agency used in that context. This gave me pause, because, to me, understanding...
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...
Patience: The Antidote to Settling

Patience: The Antidote to Settling

Patience is the antidote to settling. The impetus for writing this blog came from coaching several clients who thought they had to settle for any job they were offered. I wish this were a new problem. As a matter of fact, I wrote about it 2 years ago. It’s so...
Decision Fatigue Will Flatten You

Decision Fatigue Will Flatten You

I suffer from decision fatigue big time. It occurred to me that it was time to write about this as I contemplated my semi-annual move to lose the ten pounds I put on during most years. It may not sound like significant weight gain, but ever since I lost 50 pounds 8...