How To Be Comfortable with Solitude

How To Be Comfortable with Solitude

Trapped In An Elevator Some women will do anything to find some alone time. It’s not that we want to go to extremes, but sometimes our day-to-day rational planning and decision-making isn’t getting us what we need deep in our souls. That’s when divine intervention...
Authentic Unbreakable You

Authentic Unbreakable You

Freedom versus Safety Jenn, my 21-year old niece, is visiting me this week. Between going to the movies, visiting the natural science museum, shopping and eating at some locally owned restaurants, we decided it was time to break into the world of the Unbreakable Kimmy...
Stupid Arguments

Stupid Arguments

Some Arguments Can’t Be Won Sometimes I don’t follow my own advice. Just recently I had a stupid argument with my husband over some missing papers. I say it was stupid because: I ignored the skills I have and regressed to old behavior. I wasted time that could have...
How To Untangle a Messy Conflict

How To Untangle a Messy Conflict

Tangled Up in Conflict When you get into a disagreement – at work, at home, or with a friend – how long does it take for one issue to multiply into several complaints, criticisms, or resentments? You’re meeting a colleague for lunch and she’s late. And it’s not the...
Paralyzed by Conflict? Get Help Here

Paralyzed by Conflict? Get Help Here

Are You Prepared to Deal with Conflict? Conflict – in the workplace, at home, in our communities and in politics – is a fact of life. Yet, despite its prevalence, many business leaders, men as well as women, don’t feel prepared to manage conflict. In a 2103 study from...
Is Your Mindset Helping or Hurting?

Is Your Mindset Helping or Hurting?

Being An Expert Is Necessary But Not Sufficient At a recent meeting of my colleagues, I had 15 minutes to present on the topic of mindset. The question at hand was is there a proper mindset for a coach, consultant or advisor that is more beneficial to serving one’s...
Is Perfectionism Making You Miserable?

Is Perfectionism Making You Miserable?

Completion Not Perfection For the past week I’ve barely slept through the night – I had a malicious virus. Not in my computer, in my body. I’ll call it “the flu” to save time describing each nasty symptom. In my mind it was a multi-headed dragon that knocked me down...