“Millennials”

I have heard many comments this year about the challenges of managing Millennials.  Often the word, Millennials, is used in a derogatory manner.  This often surprises me as I see so much benefit that Millennials can bring. When I listen to what Millennials tend to ask for, they are things that earlier generations – Traditional, Baby Boomer, and Gen X – wanted to ask but did...

Time for a new pair of shades?

Time for a new pair of shades? Earlier this month, I was dropping off a relative at the airport. As I was heading out, at the drive through parking pay station, I noticed that a person was having difficulty exiting and the attendant was assisting them. Meanwhile, at another parking station, I was attempting to pay for my parking and the payment instruction screen was blank. I assumed the issue...

The Joy of Anticipation – anticipation sets us up for positive momentum

Recently, it occurred to me that the joy of something in the future comes not only from the thought of that something but may also come from the anticipation and preparation for it.  For example, I have an upcoming trip.  Certain preparations will create benefit while on the trip:  learning some Spanish, refreshing scuba diving skills, and gathering warm-weather clothing.  These could seem like...

Women Making a Difference – a retrospective look

Women Making a Difference – a retrospective look Who comes to mind for women from history that made a profound, positive impact in their world, the world? Some possibilities: Susan B Anthony, Dr Elizabeth Blackwell, Marie Curie, Mother Teresa, Ann Frank, Eleanor Roosevelt, Princess Diana, Emily Carr, Nellie McClung, Maya Angelou, … there are many more. How about closer to home? A special...

Celebrate!

Celebrate! People who celebrate have more success.  Celebrating keeps us on track and motivated towards our goals.  When we acknowledge what we have done, we send a signal to ourselves that we are making progress. Celebration is self-acknowledgment and recognition for successfully completing every small step. Completion is the triumphant achievement of our objective and our signal to proceed...

Maintain and Sustain

Maintain and Sustain At this point, you may be well on your way and have made changes to set the trajectory to your vision.  You may be more aware and are making more conscious choices in the here and now that build towards the future.  You may still be contemplating and just starting. Awareness is the first step.  With awareness, we are at choice. No matter where you are at, the following can...

In Changing Times, Keep Your WITS About You!

Are you overwhelmed or nervous about our drastically changing times? Are you tired of grasping for what you really want or pursuing what you think you are supposed to? No matter what the situation you find yourself in, you have choice. In this 4 x 1 hour virtual program, you will learn what uniquely inspires you, create a personal manifesto or vision based on that, create a map to get from where...