Category: Put Your Oxygen Mask on First

The Guilt Of The Season #219

Published on December 19, 2019 Written by

The Guilt Of The Season #219 Why do we have guilt over not fitting everything and everyone in—especially at this time of year? I was asked this question during an interview and my take is this: many of us have bought into a “you can have it all” experience in life. We worry about others’ […]

Finding Time Where There Is None #215

Published on December 13, 2019 Written by

Finding Time Where There Is None #215 Our time is limited and during the holidays, schedules can feel even more compressed than usual. For our business, it’s also “annual season” which means we’re often working six- or seven-day weeks on top of the festivities and additional events. What can you do about it? Here’s a […]

This Works EVERY Time #213

Published on December 11, 2019 Written by

This Works EVERY Time #213 What’s the secret sauce for exceeding your expected results as a person or within your business? If there was one simple answer, wouldn’t that make it all easier? If there was one key ingredient the most successful people use, what would it be? Well, I don’t love the answer, nor […]

On Your Terms #211

Published on December 9, 2019 Written by

On Your Terms #211 What sets up a winning day? Arguably, most people have a morning routine. Does it serve what you need it to? Are you setting yourself up for success or have you fallen into a habitual series of actions that deter from your best day? Three questions to consider for an effective […]

Check Your Focus #209

Published on December 5, 2019 Written by

Check Your Focus #209 Have you ever heard the phrase “what you focus on expands?” During a recent meeting, one of the leaders attending said they had been in a “funk.” Well, we all could relate to that statement. The conversation began and seemed to accelerate into all the things contributing to their challenges. It […]

It’s Like Laundry #208

Published on December 4, 2019 Written by

It’s Like Laundry #208 Eliminating waste is a great thing. When you think of waste, do you include time, energy and money? How about space? At the beginning of the year, I realized how much stress I had when my email inbox was full. Like all busy people, I receive many emails on any given […]

KISS #183

Published on October 30, 2019 Written by

KISS #183 Life seems to ebb and flow, to speed and relax. It could be seasonal, work or personally related. As the holidays approach, it certainly seems many people’s lives accelerate with events and festivities packed in all at once to celebrate the season. It happens every year, yet many people seem exhausted, irritable or […]

Overwhelmed or Grateful? #182

Published on October 29, 2019 Written by

Overwhelmed or Grateful? #182 What I’ve noticed is my life never really slows down. I’ve lived in the illusion that most of my world will correct itself once I get “this” or “that” happens. It could be an event, a series of events, a project, a set of tasks, a string of travel, family events, […]

Where Is The Music? #179

Published on October 24, 2019 Written by

Where Is The Music? #179 Recently, I was reminded of a great quote commonly attributed to Miles Davis. The quote states, “the music is in the space between the notes.” But the quote is from Claude Debussy. Space affords us the opportunity to witness beauty. Have you ever seen the moon rise? It’s an incredible […]

Space To Be #178

Published on October 23, 2019 Written by

Space To Be #178 Recently, I was leading a retreat at an all-inclusive location. It was amazing, and because everything was taken care of,  it left us all to do one thing – take care of ourselves. For most leaders, that is a foreign experience. Simple things like sleep, the healthy foods which were abundantly […]