I love work! I embrace it and view work as an part of rich, dynamic and joyful life. But here is the thing, work tends to be a bit like tequila, melted cheese and family road trips. There is the perfect amount makes life better. Too much, watch out; too little and we miss the goodness all together. Like Goldilocks and the three bowls of porridge, I’ve been noodling about the concept of a set-point when comes to work.The idea that there is a way of working that is just right.
What is it about energy, momentum, emotions, mood, mojo? You know what I am talking about right? One day your energy is buzzing, you can literally feel it. You have a spring in your step and there simply are not enough hours in the day to accomplish all your amazingness. You feel like a super woman. Unstoppable, aligned with all the rainbows, unicorns and flowing haired mermaids; in the business of making magic happen. And then...as quick as it arrived, it is gone again. Sadl
I love the first of a month. The idea of a clean slate. A fresh start. As May comes to a close, we are sitting at the perfect place for a natural pause of reflection and intention setting. Reflection: looking back at the last four weeks the highs, and lows. Perhaps it’s a small win or a moment of connection, joy or ease. Intention Setting: For me even more exciting, intention setting for the four weeks that lie in wait ahead of us. Their open spaciousness and raw potential, l
“What is your hobby?” the annoying workshop facilitator asked us. I swear she was looking right at me, a little out of breath from the effort of clicking the remote to advance the slides. I felt a bit of disgust both at the effort this woman needed to make a projector work and the tasteless question. I was a mid-level executive at Microsoft, the parent of two young children, half-assed wife to a man with his own hectic career to manage and she was asking me about hobbies? Do
I’ve been carrying this blog post around in my mind, in my heart, written in the pages of a notebook and on my lips for months. I think it is the start of a new project, one that I am not able to move forward with right now because of my book, Your Big Bold Life Plan. By now my book and I are sick of each other, like adolescent siblings trapped in the back seat on a week-long road trip with dead iphone batteries and no service. Sadly, my mom is not willing to moderate this ve
"You're on a mission and I'm wishing someone could cure your lonely condition..." -Young MC Ask any business planning expert the required elements of a kick ass plan, and Mission and Vision will be at the top of almost every list. One of the top reasons companies create and Mission and/or Vision Statements is to clearly communicate to its stakeholders who they are, what they do and why they do it. This may seem like a nice to do vs. a need to do, but a solid mission and visi