Category Archives: authenticity

Start Thinking About Your 2017 Goals

Contemplating the end of one year and the start of another encourages us to reflect on the high points of the year we are ushering out and ponder about the…

Are you prepared for your next interview?

It takes less than a minute to Google “Most frequently asked interview questions.” Despite the few seconds that are required to complete this task, many interviewees come to interviews unprepared…

The Purpose of Life

A bit grandiose? Figuring out the purpose of life is what gets us up in the morning and keeps us chugging along during the day. My thoughts on this topic…

In 2016 . . .

Have 2016 be the BEST year yet.

Best Graduation Speech of 2015

As May ends and June begins, as we recover from the hoopla and hurray (or more like hurry) of the end of a school year, I think it is appropriate to share my favorite graduation…

I Was a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

It’s funny to think about the “old” me – running around in this sheep’s costume. It’s actually more distressing than funny. And it’s distressing because not only was I wearing…

Live From Your Heart – It Will Bring Happiness and Effectiveness

I read this beautiful poem today and wanted to pass it along.   Living from the heart brings authenticity and therefore leads to happiness with oneself and others. Living from the…

Seeing Yourself as You Really Are, It’s Like Putting on Glasses for the First Time

Recently, I was reminded of my 2nd grade teacher, Mrs. Cameron, and the events that led her to realize that I needed glasses.  It’s a fairly common story but one…

Weekend and Workday Wisdom from Steve Jobs

Steve Job's 2005 commencement address to Standford's graduating class is as relevant today as it was then. If you watched it a few years ago, it's worth a second viewing….

One Rule For Living (and Working) Without Regret

Regret is a downer – plan and simple. Most of us try to avoid it as best we can. We associate regret with disappointment, unhappiness, grief, and heartbreak. Bronnie Ware’s…