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Leveraging Pressure in Life to Create Diamonds

We’ve all heard this before, “It takes pressure to create a diamond.” Pressure is something many of us have learned a lot about recently as we criss-crossed through 2020. So, with that experience and some new lessons on resilience in our back pocket, we are uniquely prepared for whatever comes next. Here are three lessons [...]

By |2021-01-02T12:35:22-06:00January 2nd, 2021|

How to navigate life’s obstacles when roads suddenly close

There’s a sign that I walk past 2-3 times a week, sometimes more. “Road closed ahead.” Before this year, this battered old sign in the woods would have held little meaning for me. With its missing letters, it would have been forgettable. But, as we all know, 2020 has been unforgettable – and those words [...]

By |2020-12-31T09:35:31-06:00December 29th, 2020|

A Powerful, Easy Guide For Your 2021 Goal Setting

I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve heard this, “I can’t wait for 2021 to get here.” This past year was challenging – just escaping the grip of 2020 may feel like a significant win. Entering this new year feels hopeful. 2021 is full of potential and possibilities.  So how will you light [...]

By |2020-12-28T11:08:16-06:00December 28th, 2020|

My Personal 2020 Snapshot and the Lessons I Learned This Year…

For those of you who checked out the My 2020 Snapshot tool that I shared earlier this week (you can find it here) I thought I'd share my own insights from 2020. Hopefully this helps you kickstart your own reflections. I've learned a lot this year. There have been so many lessons hidden in the [...]

By |2020-12-10T19:22:51-06:00December 10th, 2020|

Taking a Snapshot of 2020 – Before We Set Our Goals for The New Year

As we’re rounding the bend and ending out 2020, you might be breathing a sigh of relief. Elections, issues of inequality, a pandemic, financial instability, working from home for many of us, and virtual learning for our kids – any one of those on their own could have made this a challenging year. Instead, the [...]

By |2020-12-07T08:19:16-06:00December 7th, 2020|