How To Communicate Belonging

It’s Friday, Sept. 2nd, the end of the first week of school. I’ve been watching Rachel, my 7-year-old across the street neighbor get off the bus all week. But today is special. Jennifer, her mom is standing in the driveway holding balloons in her hand and looking in the direction of the approaching bus. Rachel steps off the bus, gets a hug …

What Is Full Spectrum Speaking?

“…stories are the single best inspirational, motivational, and instructional tool that we have.” ~ Richard Krevolin   Imagine, making $55,000 per minute the next time you give a speech? In March 2012, Bryan Stevenson, Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative raised 1 million dollars after his 18-minute TED Talk, We Need to Talk about Injustice. Bryan Stevenson delivers a cadre …

It Takes Chutzpah!

“Find Your Voice”… …is an overused message especially for folks like me who help people find their voice for a living. However, I admit…I’ve used it. Last year, I stepped into roles I didn’t know I was capable of. A year later, I realize now – I found MY voice. I haven’t become a keynote speaker or a podcast star. …

Breathe! It’s Easy!

Approximately 20,000 times a day, your lungs expand and contract bringing life-giving oxygen into your body. Lucky for you, there’s no need to add it your “to-do” list or set a reminder on your cell phone. Our breathing is on auto-pilot. Watch my 2.5 minute video introducing my new favorite book and insights offered from James Nestor’s book Breath: The …

Allow Your Efforts A Break

A Zest for Learning! Commitment to Improving! Determination to Expand Your Expertise!   We share these values, actions and professional endeavors. You take pride in your work and strive to positively impact your clients and community. This is why I love serving as your coach, facilitator, colleague, and friend. This weekend, I pulled 4 hefty beets and cut stalks of …