Don’t Hedge!

Don’t Hedge!

OK, so this might seem silly, but I want to tell you about one of my pet peeves… I mean, I know it’s no big deal in the grand scheme of things, but it just bugs me, you know? You might not be bothered by it, but I am… It’s when people provide a...
Ambition is Not a Dirty Word!

Ambition is Not a Dirty Word!

I still recall the day at work I got called the A-word. No, not that A-word. The other one. The one that should be a good thing. That is a good thing. But was said in a way that made it clear it was anything but a good thing. “You’re so… (insert...
Stop Feeding Yourself Garbage!

Stop Feeding Yourself Garbage!

You wouldn’t eat it, would you? It’s bad for you. Unhealthy. Unsatisfying. Toxic. So why do you keep feeding yourself garbage? I’m not talking about those Twinkies, Ring-Dings and HoHo’s you keep tucked away in the pantry for the kids’...
Advice for Ambitious Climbers

Advice for Ambitious Climbers

A friend gave me some advice about mountain climbing. She’s not a mountain climber. Neither am I. To be clear, my mountains aren’t the kind that require proper hand holds and harnesses and belays. My mountains are the ones I see in front of me and...
How to Move Forward, in a Flash

How to Move Forward, in a Flash

Ever have a flashback that takes you back to a particular moment in time? What was the experience that just flashed through your mind – positive or negative? Given our propensity to recall negative events with more frequency and clarity, the likelihood is that...