boundaries

Signs you need coaching

There are some universal needs most of us can agree we need, and one of these includes getting neutral constructive feedback. Do we want this? Many times we do and are motivated for it. But sometimes we resist this type of feedback, let alone a relationship with someone designed to regularly give it to us. .. read more

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Need help? Consider these 2 things.

Many of us need help, whether we are ready to admit it or not. And although we realize this need, what we often forget are the few things that follow. The world will not end if we ASK for help Quite the opposite. Until then, we were no doubt trapped in a spot that appeared .. read more

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On March 21st, 2013, posted in: asking for help, boundaries, challenges, conversation by

Stand up for what you believe

Who deserves your representation? Know that answer, and why you feel that way and you can start standing up for what you believe. Sometimes we forget our beliefs. We get distracted by the natural barriers that get in our way, that strip away our energy and push us around. Yet these barriers, although distracting, and sometimes .. read more

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On March 12th, 2013, posted in: behavior, boundaries, clarity, confidence, controllling self by

From breaking down barriers to creating boundaries – Manage the voice in your head!

Just as motivation is the key to accomplishing goals, discipline is the key to living within set boundaries. And for us to feel good about each, we need balance. This morning it took me longer than usual to get out of bed. I have a set routine regarding daily schedule and tasks needed to fit into .. read more

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On December 10th, 2012, posted in: boundaries, Breaking down barriers, motivation by

Finding Balance – Reality or Ideal?

Last night I attended an insightful event sponsored by the Ohio Women’s Bar  Association on work/life balance. I came away from this event with some new ways to stretch my own thinking as well as with a sense that balance can only be defined by each of us, and with that, is only going to .. read more

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On August 11th, 2012, posted in: boundaries, career, clarity, intrapersonal communication by

Where Do You Draw the Lines?

My typical mode of operation includes no appointments on Friday. This allows me to stay diligent with administrative tasks of planning, preparation, scheduling and follow up with proposals, presentations or programs. So when it comes to scheduling meetings on Fridays, especially in the late afternoon, I draw the line. Yet there are times I will .. read more

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On June 8th, 2012, posted in: boundaries, flexibility by