A common theme in my work with clients is boundaries and feeling empowered to establish and communicate those boundaries with important people in their lives. If you’ve ever had to start over in the way you communicate with someone you’ve been in a relationship with for an extended time, you know … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why You Need to Start Saying No to People You Love
I recently shared a story with you about expectations, from a conversation that I mediated in a growing organization. The conversation that I told you about was actually the first of a couple of separate conversations that I mediated between different members of this organization. I want to share … [Read more...] about 5 Questions to Ask When You See Fear Hiding Under Your Emotions
I recently mediated a conversation between people who are part of an organization dealing with some growing pains. The conversation reminded me of a lot of lessons I have had to learn the hard way, some that I learned well the first time and some that I sometimes wonder if I’m doomed to repeat. If … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Disappointment by Evaluating Your Motives
A student in our recent Momentum Sprint program, Ally, found out through her Sprint that the audience that has been the foundation of her business isn't going to be viable. The conventional wisdom in entrepreneurship spaces is that she should be really upset and that we should be concerned about her … [Read more...] about What If Finding Your Path Means Embracing a New Destination?
At dinner recently, Charlie told me about a book he had just finished reading, Turn the Ship Around, which led to an interesting conversation about empowerment. Before you groan and check out due to another post about empowerment, stick with me for a minute. A lot of people are tired of hearing … [Read more...] about How to Reclaim Your Empowerment with YOU As the Foundation
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Danielle LaSusa. I was grateful that the phone cord was not longer. Another six inches and I would have collapsed to my knees on the concrete sidewalk. I might have given up and decided to get a flight home right then and there. Instead, I clung to the … [Read more...] about 3 Insights That Will Make You Reframe Your World Travels
"Change is the essence of life; be willing to surrender what you are for what you could become." —Reinhold Niebuhr A continual struggle we all face is that where we started is often a very poor indication of where we could go, but we often set where we could go based upon where we started and rarely … [Read more...] about 5 Painful Reasons You’re Clinging to Your Self-Concept (and Why You Should Let It Go)
I've just achieved something I don't think I've ever done of my own volition as an adult: exercising and moving every day for a month. Angela challenged me last month to do this 30-day challenge, and I quickly converted it into my 30/30 challenge — at least thirty minutes of movement for thirty … [Read more...] about What Do You Need to Form Healthy Habits That STICK?
I have been working with two clients lately who have been struggling with very similar issues. They are issues that I have been challenged with myself and are not unique to them or me, as I’ve heard of similar struggles from other clients, colleagues, and friends. Both of these clients are at an … [Read more...] about Take Care of Yourself to Take Care of Your Business
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Larry Robertson. If you’ve ever dreamed of creating something new, you’ve probably wondered some or all of the following: How do I start? How do I finish? And what do I do in between the two? When we are pushed to the edge between what’s familiar and what’s … [Read more...] about 3 Growth-Oriented Ways to Explore Your Creative Edge