The Strategy of More is Killing You – moving from more and mediocre…to less but better

I’ve witnessed too many leaders who struggle with multiple priorities. They have 5 top priorities and don’t know where to put their best energy. The “Strategy of More” is blindly depleting people of their effectiveness in their lives.   The strategy of more shows up in all areas of our life. We see it at [...]

The Power of Effective Boundaries – It may not be easy but it doesn’t have to be painful

Boundaries are good, they are necessary, and they help us succeed. The problem is our need to control our lives. Our natural tendency is to want freedom without restriction. In our desire for freedom and control we experience roadblocks. Things don’t go our way. We don’t like what we hear and are surprised when we [...]

Learn How to FIGHT! Things to Consider When in Conflict (Part 1)

“Conflict is the doorway to intimacy.” I recently heard this statement and couldn’t have agreed more.   Conflict is also the window to growth. Why then do so many people avoid it? It’s because they don’t have the right mindset or toolbox for handling conflict. It is absolutely impossible to be in relationship with people [...]

Being Thankful – 5 Ways to Build an Attitude of Gratitude

Did you know daily gratitude leads to higher levels of alertness, enthusiasm, determination, optimism, and energy and happiness? Who doesn’t want that?   Putting an attitude of gratitude into practice, while difficult, is powerful. No amount of your favorite quotes or kitty posters or positive self-talk can ensure you have an attitude of gratitude. Gratitude [...]