What La La Land Really Teaches Us (Besides Ryan Gosling Being Hotter Than Humanly Possible)

7 minute read Ah, La La Land. Its timeless theme filling our dry well of dreams. Sound depressing? Well, La La Land shows us that it doesn’t have to be that way. It's the glorious wake-up call to all of us to reignite the heartwarming and juicy dreams that we are allowing to wither away … Continue reading What La La Land Really Teaches Us (Besides Ryan Gosling Being Hotter Than Humanly Possible)

Who Else Wants to Speak Up Without Melting Down?

2 minute read I'm preparing a communication talk for financial advisors. As excited as I am for this experience, the inevitable self-doubt surfaces. I can go on about the importance of preparation - and how that significantly decreases the anxiety induced nausea. But you know what? We know that. We know how important it is … Continue reading Who Else Wants to Speak Up Without Melting Down?

You So Crazy! (And Why That’s a Crazy Awesome Quality For Success.)

Crazy is what inspires. Crazy is who takes the chance and doesn't listen to the naysayers. Crazy is who listens to their gut and has faith in the unknown. Crazy is what stokes the focus fire in our bellies and strengthens our commitment to why we do what we do. Crazy is who stays humble and does the work instead of needing to show their hustle.

Your Lap of Luxury Goes WAY Beyond the Benjamins

5 minute read One of my sisters from another mister just returned home from an incredible two-week long cross country road trip. This wasn't her first road trip rodeo. She's done this drive many times over. There were the magical stomping grounds along the way (Badlands, anyone?) and family filled Boulder bbq's like no other. The … Continue reading Your Lap of Luxury Goes WAY Beyond the Benjamins

How Eavesdropping Will Save the World

3 minute read I'm gonna let you in on a little secret. There is something that you can start doing today to help significantly kick up your inspiration, curiosity, creativity, and empathy in one fell swoop... for freeeee. (I know, right??) Ready? Listen in. No, that's it. Listen in. Observe. Be curious. Eavesdrop. I'm not … Continue reading How Eavesdropping Will Save the World

3 Ways to Give Doubt…Well, the Benefit

{3 minute read} I have a question for you: When you think of the word "doubt" what are some of the first words that come to mind? (think about it for a minute ) If you're like me it falls somewhere between uncertainty, fear and Phillip Seymour Hoffman (who was incredible in the movie, Doubt). … Continue reading 3 Ways to Give Doubt…Well, the Benefit

5 Minutes at the (Brain) Gym to Fuel ‘Er Up and Still Git ‘Er Done

{2 minute read} I consider myself a hard-worker who is pretty organized. I love myself a good strike-through list and have been given props for my thorough follow-up ability. (That's right.) At the same time, I am someone who can easily channel a car chasing puppy in mere seconds and really has to work at … Continue reading 5 Minutes at the (Brain) Gym to Fuel ‘Er Up and Still Git ‘Er Done

3 Ways That Strengthening Your Strengths Helps Your Weaknesses Too

{3 minute read} My 3 1/2-year-old has excitedly said "Mommy! It's you!", to these two fictitious fiery lady gems: That's right. Maleficent, the main villain in Sleeping Beauty aka "Mistress of All Evil" and J.C. Wiatt aka Diane Keaton in Baby Boom. Now, I have a choice to look at this one of two ways. I … Continue reading 3 Ways That Strengthening Your Strengths Helps Your Weaknesses Too