The Power of UMHH…..

The spoken word is quite powerful. This has been exemplified since the time of creation – “And God said, ‘Let it be’ and it was. And it was good.” Ever since the beginning of time we people have understood the power behind what comes out of the mouth. Even when what comes out of our .. read more

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On January 19th, 2011, posted in: confidence, Delivery, discipline, Self Value, trust by

Polishing Your Act

My father had a regular routine on the weekends, about monthly, of polishing his shoes. Perhaps since I’m a process-loving person, I enjoyed watching this routine. It started with setting up a space for several pairs of shoes to sit – whether on the floor in front of him while he sat in his favorite .. read more

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On November 9th, 2010, posted in: confidence, discipline, impact by

Mondays – in the rough

Over the weekend I saw a video of a country recording titled something like, Who are You When I’m not Looking? Really great perspective on the fact that most of us are slightly different in public than we are on our own. This leads me to today’s topic – Monday behavior. Keeping the same theme .. read more

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On October 25th, 2010, posted in: discipline, focus by

How Do You Manage?

Many of us are entrepreneurs, or working from home, or business building and enjoy having freedom within our day. Perhaps we are out and about while networking, or we can adjust our day to handle a visit to the veterinarian, or can adjust our direction with ease because we are the one calling the shots. .. read more

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On September 7th, 2010, posted in: asking for help, consistency, discipline, focus, move forward by

Positively dripping!

At least twice this week I was caught in moments when time stood still. Just a few hours ago was the most recent, and because of that it finally dawned on me I need to reflect on this. I need to find out what’s going on, plan to get more of it and put these .. read more

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On June 23rd, 2010, posted in: Connecting, discipline by

What if you heard this…

So you’re being diligent within your career. You’ve committed years of your time, your focus and your energy to a particular field of study and set of talents. You burn the candle at both ends. And part of what has given you the successful edge is your willingness to ask for feedback. You check in .. read more

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On June 17th, 2010, posted in: confidence, discipline, Self Value by 1 Comment


Because I have so often stepped into an airport in search of a screen detailing flight status updates, I can relate to what people go through when they realize what they expected to happen was cancelled, forgotten or even ignored. As kids we fear whether our loved ones will forget our birthday, let alone not .. read more

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On May 26th, 2010, posted in: discipline, Projecting by

The Weak Get Going

Maybe it’s because I used to teach and my day ended before 3pm. Or because I’m ADD. Or because my energy is low. When it gets to 3pm or so I also want to move on. To get going – away from the task at hand. It’s like when I’m on a treadmill. I get .. read more

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On February 19th, 2010, posted in: discipline, focus by