Feeling like you don’t have a good work-life balance?

4th Quarter Doldrums Got You Down?

Welcome back to ‘The Soapbox’! Anyone feel that the 4th quarter doldrums can be a hard time to meet your financial goals? There are a lot of ‘reasons’ why people may decline or delay engaging in services that will make a meaningful difference in their business or life...

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The Shadow Side of The Fantastic Five

Your fantastic FIVE…or your flat tire five? We have all heard it…"You are the sum of the 5 people you spend the most time with. I personally believe there to be a lot of truth in it.  I recently spent a lot of time thinking about this over a weekend as I was at the...

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Need more from your business?

What would it take to get more from your business? For some business owners, this is a bit of a conundrum because they are often already feeling overworked and under-rewarded.  Being an entrepreneur is not for the faint of heart.  People often assume that business...

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Dysfunction Junction

Ever been to Dysfunction Junction? It’s that place where our dysfunction becomes our function or the new normal. Do you sometimes feel like chaos has become your daily state of mind…that ‘new normal’ I just mentioned? Sometimes we tell a story that if we aren’t at...

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SELL….The other 4 letter ‘S’ word

Let's talk about that other 4 letter S word….SELL! People hear the word ‘SELL’ and they think sleazy, skeevy, used cars, cheesy smile, slicked backed hair…’Boy, have I got a deal for you!’… and now I need to go take a shower. We get so conditioned to not ever want to...

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Pitas vs PITAs

We all know about pitas; those delicious fluffy bread pockets that you can stuff with all sorts of yummy things. These heavenly food bits are not to be mistaken with a P.I.T.A.; a cute, though not so tasty acronym for Pain In The Ass.  What am I talking about? ...

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Can you have your cake and eat it too?

There are those that would say that work life balance is dead or, there is no such thing.  Some even go so far as,  “You can’t have your cake and eat it too," “You can’t be a good parent and have a career.  You have to choose”  More even profess that work life...

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You are not for everyone

Someone told me this once: "You are not for everyone." At first glance, I was a bit offended. This was before I read Stephen’s Fry’s quote on being offended and decided that being offended about anything…ever... was total crap. See my favorite quote by Stephen Fry (If...

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