How Will You Rate Yourself?

How Will You Rate Yourself?

It’s that time of the year. The hustle, the bustle, the mad rush. Getting swept along in the holiday mania can happen all too easily. And before we know it, it’s New Year’s Eve and we’re taking stock of the year. How will you rate yourself? The loudest voices...
Genuine Gratitude

Genuine Gratitude

I’m not one for the traditional gratitude posts. It’s not that I don’t feel or practice gratitude. More that I want to do it a little more privately than what gets splashed across social media. That’s just me. I’d rather express my gratitude for people to them...
Rubber Band Boundaries

Rubber Band Boundaries

I get the impression that some folks feel boundaries should be a “set it and forget it” kind of situation. But that’s never been my experience. Relationships are so much more nuanced and complicated than that. I heard a phrase a few weeks ago that made sense to me. I...
Stay at the Table

Stay at the Table

I was sitting with a new group recently. We got on the topic of uncomfortable conversations. People react in a variety of interesting ways to them. Those reactions reflect hard wiring, personality, and life experiences, as well as the culture of your organization. It...
How He Walks Through Life

How He Walks Through Life

My first-born child will exit the teenage years on Monday. I’m not one of those moms that laments the early years of childhood. Turns out I enjoy the teenage years a lot more. As I think back over our 20 years together, I realize how much this kid continues to amaze...