Resolute

Resolute

I know no one likes to hear "New Year's Resolution" anymore, but . . . when was the last time you actually thought about the root of that phrase's last word? Instead of debating whether or not we should make New Year's Resolutions . . . think for a minute about what it even means to be resolute.

Radiate

Radiate

It's hard to chose to be your best self, every single day. Be encouraged if you are still struggling with this. I have as well, but the lesson is in the journey. A few weeks ago, while driving my son to school, I recognized an opportunity to instill the importance of this into my son at an early age.

Specific

Specific

You know how people say "the squeaky wheel gets the grease"? I always thought that was some derivative (or at least second cousin) of the Biblical principal "you have not because you ask not". We understand that we need to ask for what we need: out of life, in relationships, from our careers or even [...]

Align

Align

In business, as in life, certain words catch hold and quickly become a part of everyday vernacular. A word I've heard a lot of lately is align. Of course, once you take notice of a word it feels like you hear it everywhere. While I've been thinking about what this word means, it helps that I have a very good visual reference. Here is what I learned from an unpleasant encounter last week.

Seek

Seek

This time last week, one of my best friends and her son - who happens to be my super-smart godson, came over to our house for breakfast. My godson is five (almost 6) and very tall. My oldest son is four, so he loves having his big boy god-brother come over to play. My youngest [...]

Purposed

Purposed

Settling into myself in my thirties has been so rewarding. I have things I still want to work on, of course, but my direction is set and I've learned to keep moving - challenges and all. It took me time, trial and much error to get here - to a place where my moves are purposed and not reactionary. Now that I am here, I am getting comfortable.