A “Sticky” Story of Failure and Persistence


Have you ever heard of Spencer Silver? Me neither until recently, but you will recognize his most popular, used in most people’s daily life invention – the Post-it note. Love them or hate them, they changed the way we organize and do business up to this day. I still use them to make myself quick…

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Don’t Do This UNLESS You Want to Procrastinate More


Fall is here, it’s my favorite time of year. The mornings are cold and crisp, flannel sheets are on the bed, and it feels GOOD to sleep in. The problem with this is that when my alarm goes off, I am tempted (and sometimes guilty) of hitting the snooze button. This may seem like a…

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The Secret to Reaching your Goals…and Sticking to Them


Tony had great intentions. It was the fourth quarter again, and Tony was frantically looking through his company’s numbers hoping for a better outcome, but it ended up being more of the same. He had big goals. A huge vision, but as time went on, his vision became blurry and seemed too far away to…

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Breaking Up is Hard to Do…


I didn’t think it would come to this. I did everything I knew how to do, but I discovered that he had a problem with commitment. So I had to end the relationship. It wasn’t easy for either of us, but it had to be done. Commitment is everything. Especially in coaching relationships. He originally…

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The High-Cost of Being a Do-It-Yourself-er


I bought a new desk recently and let’s just say that putting things together is not my strength but I decided to tackle this project anyway… The directions said it was easy, but it wasn’t. Putting together furniture is hard. It was more complicated than I expected. It was more time-consuming than I expected. I…

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