How Confident Are You?

Posted by on Mar 16, 2015 | 3 Comments

Awhile back, this Douglas MacArthur quote started making the rounds on Facebook and it triggered some reflection. “A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.  He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one through […]

People Know

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 | 3 Comments

I don’t remember where I heard it.  I do remember it was eons ago – further back than I could attempt to pin down.  But somewhere along my journey, I remember someone once saying, “Who you are in one area of your life is who you are in every area of your life.”  It stuck […]

The Gateway to Your Best Self

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 | 6 Comments

As half of the nation continues to battle the elements, with more snow than we know what to do with, I’m reminded of my childhood.  As many of you know, I grew up on a cattle ranch in northwestern Montana.  My dad had grown-up in Texas and had always yearned to have land and a ranch, […]

On a Quest For Flexibility

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015 | No Comments

What’s coming up for me this morning, as I sit down to write, knowing that a 30-year storm is aiming itself at my corner of the world, is that flexibility is not my strength.  I would love to tell you that I’m great at being flexible – but alas, that would be a big fat fib, so […]

Have You Found Your Path?

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 | 4 Comments

I remember when I was in college, I used to always wish I had a crystal ball.  I wanted to know what my future would bring.  I wanted to know what mistakes to avoid.  I wanted to find the right path. For years, I took a backseat in the design of my own life.  I […]

Sustaining Extraordinary Performance

Posted by on Jan 5, 2015 | No Comments

There are moments in time that touch us so deeply that they reinforce the essence of what it means to be human.   Saturday night my husband and I had the privilege of seeing one of the final performances for Once on Broadway and that was how I felt.  It was breathtaking. I sat in the mezzanine […]

Keeping the Magic Alive

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 | No Comments

One of the many things I love about having a kiddo is that I get an excuse to watch all the Christmas movies and reignite the wonder of childhood.  There’s something magical about holiday rituals.  Last night, my little family of three snuggled together to watch Elf and when a narwhal made a cameo appearance it […]

Making it Safe to Soar

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 | No Comments

“(He’s given us) a stable ground to fly from.  To just jump off.  To feel…because you need feel that that kind of freedom.  Because we’re all very nervous – to put our selves out there.  But there’s a safety required to soar  as much as you might.  And without that safety you’re hesitant.   You don’t go […]

The Greatest Gift You Can Give

Posted by on Dec 2, 2014 | 2 Comments

As I was responding to an email from my kiddo’s teacher recently, I reflected on how incredibly fortunate we are to have such a talented, caring, and invested woman educating our son this year.  “Thank you for investing yourself in my son.” I wrote back to her.  “It matters.  It’s made a difference to him.  He’s […]

What Kind of Leader Do You Want to Be?

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

With her head cocked to the side and her eyes fixed on some mysterious spot on the floor, I couldn’t tell if she was annoyed or just indifferent, but it was clear that she was not a happy person at that moment. I will never forget how Julia appeared in my session that morning, waiting to […]