I did it! I wrote a book!

There are many ways to look at December and the end of the year. In the past, it has been a time for reflection but last year it changed to one of celebration. Last December I graduated with my B.A. in Organizational Leadership. This year, I get to celebrate another personal accomplishment -- I finished … Continue reading I did it! I wrote a book!

My 7 biggest lessons from 2017

One of my biggest regrets in 2017 (and I try not to have regrets) is how much I neglected my blog this year. Believe me, this year more than any others since I started the blog in 2007, there was MUCH to talk/write about especially in the political landscape. Yikes! I mean DAMN! Really? I … Continue reading My 7 biggest lessons from 2017

How would you rate you?

I had a conversation with a young man last week about ratings. He works part-time at Starbucks and mentioned how great it would be if companies could rate customers.   I remember when Yelp came on the scene in full force. The ability to share my thoughts and experiences about places I visited was a … Continue reading How would you rate you?

Trigger – Behavior – Reward

I have a few bad habits I'd like to quit. If you are like me, you know it's not an easy thing to do and willpower alone is not enough. Mindfulness + Willingness + Curiosity + Awareness Watch and listen to this TedTalk from Judson Brewer, Director of Research at the Center for Mindfulness at UMASS. http://www.ted.com/talks/judson_brewer_a_simple_way_to_break_a_bad_habit Maybe this is what … Continue reading Trigger – Behavior – Reward