Do Not Become a Slave to Email

Alice in Wonderland was a favorite childhood story of mine. The visual of Alice sticking her head inside the rabbit hole and then tumbling down, down, down into a pit has always stuck with me. That visualization used to be how my email controlled my work day. I could also relate to Alice’s despair in…

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How to Reduce E-mail Time by 60%

Would you like to know how I have reduced my time on e-mail by 60% without sacrificing quality? In fact, the quality of my e-mails has gone up since I am not overwhelmed by an inbox of 100s or even 1000s of messages. For years I have been honing in on my organizational skills to…

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Your Happiness is Your Responsibility

‘I thought I’d be Happier’ was a statement from a client about six months after she landed her dream job. Even though we had been discussing that happiness is an ‘inside’ job, she was certain that once she landed “the job” that would catapult her into happiness. How often we rely on external events, things…

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Who is Draining Your Emotional Energy?

We all have people in our lives that have a tendency to drain our emotional energy. It may be a co-worker, boss, family member or even a friend. What I have come to understand is that everyone wants to be loved. People do not come into our lives purposefully to drain us emotionally. We allow…

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My 25 Year Dream Came to Fruition This Week

It is funny how dreams can be forgotten.  I was in my late twenties when I had my first international business trip. I was to travel to our UK office in Bracknell located outside of London. I tacked on an extra day of travel just so I could see the wonders of London. I was…

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I Hate Getting Called on my Crap

The crap we all have is what holds us back. That crap can be in the form of limiting beliefs, irrational fears or worthiness, to name a few. I do find it ironic that as humans we spend decades accumulating our crap and then we can spend decades getting rid of what we accumulated. My…

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How Discipline Permits Me to be in the Flow of Life

I am in a disciplined woman. There was a time in my life where I would have shuddered at the thought of that word being applied to me. To me, discipline meant being rigid and unyielding and so I resisted anything around discipline. The result was my life was stagnant. Not that I was unhappy;…

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Top Sign You are Resisting the Flow of Life

The company I work for was acquired just prior to Christmas last year. We knew the reason for being acquired was to allow the parent company to expand into a market they had no experience in. Although it was expected that the parent company would put some of their people into various spots in our…

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Women Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling

My inbox has been filling with career breakthrough’s women are having. Most people don’t know this, but I often feel shallow that I’m always talking promotions. The truth is, though, that a promotion isn’t the main goal, CONFIDENCE is. Good decision making is the key to access that confidence. So how do you start making…

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Work Is To Be Enjoyed, Not Endured

People get stuck in ruts and they stop growing personally on an emotional, mental and/or spiritual basis. I see that frequently when working with women who feel stuck in their jobs or careers. Humans have a tendency to stay with what is comfortable versus moving outside their comfort zone. Even if a current job situation…

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