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A Life Full of Shoulds

A Life Full of Shoulds

I have realized lately that I have been living a life that consists often of “I should” vs. “I want to.” What does this really look like? It looks like me doing things out of…

Being A Leader Doesn't Mean Saving the Day

Being A Leader Doesn't Mean Saving the Day

In our modern world, the word leader is often synonymous to boss or hero. We desire to be the person who knows the most, sees the most, has the most, carries the most, makes the most. We’re surrounded with role models that...

The Big Five-Oh

The Big Five-Oh

Well, it is finally here – I am turning 50 this week. I thought I was doing just fine with the whole idea of aging gracefully, and then I realized...

Attention Leaders: Help Does Not Mean Fix It

Attention Leaders: Help Does Not Mean Fix It

Believe it or not, “help” and “fix it” do not mean the same thing. As a long term helper, I realized that I had trained myself to think that in order to be helpful, I had to fix the issue at hand. After many years of wearing myself out, it finally dawned on me that...