I was sharing with my coach a negative rant and how overwhelmed I was with things that had to be done, including picking up dog poo, weeding the garden, running errands for kids, business follow-ups and networking events. She reminded me that even in … [Read more...] about From Blah to Blessed in 6 Seconds: My Gratitude List
Recently, I had to take my own “medicine” as a coach. I hate it when I have to do that, don’t you? My 50th birthday was coming up right in the middle of the holidays. Over the years, I have been to friends’ parties as they hit the big 5 “O”! Some … [Read more...] about The Big 5 Oh!
To say my daughter, Haley, is independent would be an incredible understatement. I guess that is what you get when you get inspiration for your child’s name from a comet. In the fifth grade, Haley wanted to quit Girl Scouts because she just didn’t … [Read more...] about The Red Hair-ing
Once, when first starting my business, I was preparing to give a talk for a large group at eBay. This was literally a dream come true for me. The talk, “I hear voices in my head, do you? How doubts, fears and negative thoughts can keep you from the … [Read more...] about BTW, Lipstick is Optional
One morning just over a year ago, I got that call. You know the type of call I am talking about. The type of call that you never want to get: something is wrong, something is terribly wrong and you must come quick. It was my mom. She had fallen and … [Read more...] about The Word That Changed My Life
I started my first business when I was 4 years old. We lived in a little pink brick house at the end of a long gravel driveway in Atoy, Texas. I started out collecting rocks to sell; not just any rocks but the pretty ones—rocks that looked like they … [Read more...] about There Is No Wrong Way (Or Time) To Get Started