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Have you seen the new Brené Brown special on Netflix? If not, watch it, and then, watch it again. Brené Brown has been one of the biggest influences in my leadership growth. She shows up in my blogs quite often. In her new special, The Call To Courage,...

After many years I decided to buy a new car, and embracing my southern California lifestyle, I made the choice to buy an electric car. I was feeling really good about that choice as I watched gas prices here soar above $4 a gallon! Now, I...

I had the pleasure of reporting for jury duty this past week. I took a book and a positive attitude to prepare for the day. (My positive attitude about the possibility of learning something new actually makes all the difference in how my day turns...

I have a friend who doesn’t really know how to use a dishwasher. Yes, you read that right. She has one in her home. However, she feels like she practically needs to wash the dishes to put them in it, so she may as well...

I just got braces. They're the invisible kind that fit over my teeth, and they're also a constant foreign object in my mouth. I got them the day before we started a 3-day class. (I probably should have thought that through better, however, there is no...

I was blown away. I even knew they did it every morning. I had seen snippets of videos showing these moments. I had heard stories. However, it wasn’t until I got to experience it that I realized how special it is. I share this story with the permission of Lenny...

Making my bed every morning is easy to do, and it’s easy not to do. Making a list of three things I am grateful for is easy to do, and it’s easy not to do. Choosing a healthy option off the menu is easy to do, and...

We are human. We want to be heard. It's not just about hearing our words. It's about hearing US. We want others to hear who we are, what’s important to us, and why it matters. So, why is it that we so often feel like...

  One morning, as I was driving back from the gym, a crosswalk light was flashing, indicating that someone was crossing. I slowed down but didn’t see anyone. I thought maybe they had already crossed. Even so, something, call it intuition, told me to slow down...