Create Margins

I am currently reading a book about spiritual development, and one section of the last chapter has stuck with me. I truly cannot get it out of my head and I think that I know why. It’s with me because it’s something that I have not mastered yet: creating margins.  See, I have worked on…

Lessons From My Summer Job

You thought this would be about food, right? Well, no . . . sort of. Just keep reading. I always wanted a “cool” job for the summer. When I was a teen and looking for my first summer job, I was hoping that I could get one at a great clothing store. I could see…

Day In The Life Of . . .

Today’s post is for sharing.  If you’re anything like me, you may have spent hours on the internet searching for “a day in the life of XXX,” looking for some idea of how to better plan your day. Throughout my working years, I searched for many “days in the life.” Whether I was working full-time…

Take a Vacation!

It’s my last full day of vacation and I am listening to the waves crash onto the shore as I write this post.  For the past six days, I have played on beach with my family, gotten water up my nose in the pool, played mini golf, eaten way too much ice cream, and laughed…

“Work” Has Changed

Earlier this month, I read an article about employees quitting their jobs. The past year of the pandemic and world being on locked gave a lot of people time to think. According to the article, all of that thinking had people make a tough decision: whether to continue at their jobs or leave.  Many chose…

Starts With a Dream: Career Change

“Our companies have not fully evolved to the point where they are willing to work with what we have to do.” That’s one of the many points that I made in this conversation with financial expert, Devora Ascott Black. I had a great time talking with her about women changing careers. In this podcast, Devora Black…

Do You Daydream? Good!

Stop the press! Did you know that people spend approximately 30% or more daydreaming? Let’s take it a step further: Did you know that daydreaming can be helpful to leaders? You read that right. Daydreaming. Letting your mind wander and create a new world of its own. Getting lost in your own thoughts.  All of…

Home Family vs. Work Family

There have been so many memes popping up this past week about working from home with your spouse, but one really made me laugh. The meme featured a wife listening to her husband during his team conference call. Apparently, she heard him ask one of his teammates, “What can I do to help you?” I…