Circumstances Come and Go, Character is Permanent

“It’s not my fault if he/she/they didn’t do…..then I would be in this situation now.” The most frequently used excuse for not owning up to taking responsibility for your life.

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Look Back To Move Forward

When I was younger, I remember my mom and my grandmother talking about how the years just “flew by”. Now that I’m older and I understand that a year can

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Little Bit of Motivation

Occasionally everyone needs a little bit of motivation. Here are a few of my favorite quotes that I refer to when I need an emotional and motivational pick me up.

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Keep Your Eyes On The Prize

Have you ever noticed that when things are going well, you have to deal with what I like to call inconsequential nonsense? While it might be an issue, if you

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One Size Does Not Fit All

You are a one of kind. A designer original. #1 in a batch of 1. There’s just you. That’s it and that’s all. Here’s a reminder from 2013 that everything

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Face The Music

“I love that you have wild ambition but don’t get in your own way.” “You are a titan, but you are like a bird with no place to land.” “You

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I Felt Naked, But Not Afraid

Have you ever allowed yourself to be so vulnerable that you felt naked? That’s what happened to me while I delivered the closing keynote at my fourth annual Work Your

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Eye Witness vs. Life Witness (Part 2)

What I’ve come to notice over my four decades and some change here on this Earth is that people are hard-headed. The elders have a saying, “You can lead a

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Big Task? Plan Backward.

Are you stuck looking at a huge task, that you haven’t taken the first step? Starting a big project can be overwhelming if you are looking at it in its

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The Hard Decision

Sometimes the hardest decisions that you have to make are the ones that involve what you are passionate about. In December 2013, I floated the idea of hosted a women’s

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