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This gave me sweaty palms…

I love to grow and learn, to challenge myself, especially in my coaching business. One area I’ve been slow to embrace is the use of video—especially live unscripted video—so Facebook Live is the holy grail for me, inducing a fast heartbeat and sweaty palms. But I also...

Are You Finding Hope Amid the Despair?

As we celebrate Thanksgiving this week in the United States, I reflect on our situation. These are dark days. A pandemic with 257k Americans dead—and 1.4M worldwide. A divided country where truth and decency are being challenged daily. Small business owners...

It Was Harder Than I Thought

My husband and I have begun splitting our time between Chicago and Sarasota. After 30 years of Midwestern winters and a now (somewhat) empty nest, we bought a little bungalow near the beach in Lido Key and flew down earlier this year, in February. The plan was to be...

Purpose? Yikes!

As I promote my Discover Your Purpose 6-week program, I’m encountering mixed feelings. While purpose speaks to many, for others the P-word sounds a little lofty, a bit intimidating. So, if you’re rolling your eyes, you’re not alone. I’ve racked my brain to find...

What’s Your Ikigai?

The island of Okinawa, Japan, boasts one of the highest life expectancies in the world, with inhabitants living on average 7 years longer than Americans. There are also 5 times more centenarians in Okinawa than in the US. Why might that be? In addition to living...