Why don’t most women call themselves leaders?
Posted on April 1, 2014 Leave a Comment
In a Gallup research poll only 36% of women in business self-identified with the word “leadership”. What do you think is the reason for this? I believe, women define “leadership” different than the world defines leadership. The world teaches us that a “real leader” has a platform, a following, a stage. Think of CEO, Presidents, […]
That outfit makes me look fat!
Posted on February 5, 2014 2 Comments
Last night while picking up my son from the ski bus I overheard two moms talking about their pre-teen daughters (age 12). One mother said to the other, “I hope she (referring to her daughter) didn’t freeze, she refused to wear her coat. She said it made her look fat.” The other mother responded in […]
Putting the Happy back into the Holidays…3 steps to staying fully present
Posted on November 13, 2013 1 Comment
“Being in a hurry. Getting to the next thing without fully entering the thing in front of me. I cannot think of a single advantage I’ve ever gained from being in a hurry. But a thousand broken and missed things, tens of thousands, lie in the wake of all the rushing…. Through all that haste […]
How I Became a Helicopter Mom
Posted on November 6, 2013 1 Comment
My life and actions as a mom all became clear to me as I read the book, Strategic Organizational Communication in a Global Economy. Your first question is probably: What normal person reads a book with that boring of a title. […]
What’s a girl to do when life is interupted?
Posted on October 21, 2013 Leave a Comment
Lately, I have found myself becoming annoyed with delays and obstacles in my schedule. With a to-do list with zero room for error or interruption, there is no question in my mind of why I am annoyed. I have plans and goals and I intend to accomplish them. A schedule that is on the go […]
Dare to meet in person…it’s still in vogue!
Posted on October 3, 2013 Leave a Comment
Researcher, Andrew Shatte (watch his amazing Tedx talk) has shown us that the resilience to thrive in life is found in the ability to connect with something greater than ourselves. A connection to people outside our homes, a connection to our communities, our nation, our world, and our greater purpose. If Andrew Shatte is correct, […]
Empowered & Released…stories of woman who dare to live
Posted on September 30, 2013 1 Comment
Romans 9:17 (NIV) says, “…I raised you up for this very purpose [EIS], that I might display my power in you and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth.” The Greek word for purpose is EIS. By definition it means: Towards. A marker of purpose. Moving forward towards a result or goal. […]
Baby Rolls, Stretch Marks, and Wrinkles
Posted on September 20, 2013 2 Comments
I am mad and fed up. Fed up with the expectation that culture and media impresses on women. Mad that women all over the world doubt their worth because of the way they look or because of the shape of their bodies. How did I arrive on this soap box today? It started with a […]
Posted on September 17, 2013 Leave a Comment
I have always believed that you have the power under the tip of your pen to inspire others to do great things! Your words and thoughts are important to the world! It was when I read Melody Ross’ statement of belief on her website, “Brave Girls” that I felt something come alive in my spirit. […]
Superhero Personality Types
Posted on September 9, 2013 1 Comment
My oldest son is a freshman in high school and on his first day of school his language arts teacher asked the class this question: If you could have any superhero power, what would it be? Austin had so much fun with this question, I thought I would create the same question for female leaders. […]