Beliefs and Assumptions That Drive Our Behavior

The above quote is on the top of my home page and it is the foundation of all the work I do. My tagline is “See clearly, Act boldly, Live fully.” The first step to seeing clearly is to become aware (conscious) of the beliefs and assumptions that are driving our...

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Your Second Thought and Your First Word

My daughter recently sent me the above pin she found on Pinterest as it reminded her of something I used to tell her. When she was in middle school, she was afraid she was a horrible person because she had mean thoughts about others. I would tell her you can’t always...

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The Right Reflection Continues to Resonate

As a graduate student in the University of Pennsylvania’s Masters in Applied Positive Psychology program, in 2014, I had to complete a capstone project. Everyone’s capstone is published on a website called Scholarly Commons. Each month, I get a report of how many...

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Recraft Your Job to Leverage Your Strengths

I had a wonderful time recently presenting a webinar entitled, “Recrafting Your Job to Leverage Your Strengths.” This webinar is based on research done by Amy Wrzesniewski, Justin Berg, and Amy Dutton. See an article by them here: Turn the job you have into the job...

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What Will People Think?

One of my favorite writers, Brene Brown, says, “So many of us live our lives worrying about what people will think. We think to ourselves, “If I look perfect, live perfectly, and do everything perfectly, I can avoid or minimize the painful feelings of “I am not good...

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The Boys of Summer

Watching all the memorials of the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, I found myself tearing up. My father enlisted in the Navy in June of 1944. He was only 17 and his mother had to sign her permission. He served through 1946 on the USS Enterprise. He...

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The Importance of Noticing

The first time I took my daughter to Take Your Daughter to Work Day over 20 years ago, she was most impressed with the bathrooms. There were mirrors on both sides, and when we went in she exclaimed, “Look, Mom! We go on forever,” commenting on the infinity effect of...

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Braided Bread

This blog is for everyone, regardless of where you stand on the political stage. It is written in the spirit of peace and unity by my daughter Chelsea. I could not be more proud of her. In the past 24+ hours since Trump has been proclaimed president-elect my house has...

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Endings Are Important

A dear friend of mine is dealing with the imminent death of her 98-year old mother. Her parents have been married for 72 years and the next days and perhaps weeks loom large. I walked this path with my own father a few years ago. My mother passed away over 40 years...

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No Shortage of Perspectives

Everyone had one of these as a child. Look through one end, turn the wheel, and you see a dazzling array of images, each a tiny bit different from the one before and the one after. (Mouse over the image below to recall the experience) Beautiful and yet – imagine that...

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Take Your Career To The Next Level

Our Women's Leadership Workshops Return! We're excited to announce that we are teaming up with The SilverStone Group again to bring you our Leadership Strategies workshop series developed for both aspiring and experienced women leaders. Three full-day workshops...

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