Have you ever run across a salesperson or someone in networking that rubbed you the wrong way?
I know you know what I mean. Their energy felt “off,” and you probably couldn’t wait to get away from them. They probably didn’t have to say a word.
Your internal spidey sense kicked in, and you ran the other way.Read More
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…Read 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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Occasionally on the weekends, especially on rainy days, we like to enjoy an old movie or two. One of my all-time favorites is My Cousin Vinny. There are MANY hilarious scenes, but this one, in particular, stood out to me. It’s the scene where one of the witnesses that claimed to have seen the defendants…Read More
Last weekend, we were on the way to my in-law’s house to spend the day hanging out at their pool. It was a nice, hot, St Louis day and the weather was perfect for a pool day. On the way there, my husband Mark noticed how my car kept veering to the right. Driving down…Read More
Recently, I was at a networking meeting and the speaker handed out lottery tickets as a gift to all who attended. It was fun and my friend won $5!!! $5 is not much to get excited about, but nonetheless, it was a win. This whole conversation sparked some curiosity in me, so I googled, “how…Read More
Growing up, my grandma was one of the nicest people I have ever known. She was kind to everyone she met, and had the best of intentions in every interaction she had. I learned a lot from her. I learned how to work hard and how to be resourceful. She taught me how to bake…Read More