Come as You are, Accept as We are

Who are you on the inside – your true self? Who are you to the outside world – your family, friends, coworkers, etc.? Are you the same person on the inside as you appear to those on the outside? You likely have one of three answers to the last question – yes, sometimes or no.Continue reading “Come as You are, Accept as We are”

Dear Self, I Love You!

Red hearts, pink flowers and boxes of chocolates fill the grocery store aisles. Love letters fill the card aisles in forms of humor, religion and serious messages. The spirit of Valentine’s Day is in the air. Valentine’s Day brings joy and celebration. Valentine’s Day brings heartache and sadness. These emotions form based on how muchContinue reading “Dear Self, I Love You!”

Hired: Chief Giving Officer

  This morning I came across a LinkedIn post about an open position at TOMS for a Chief Giving Officer (CGO). The job title immediately caught my attention. I am definitely not qualified, but inspired by the fact that a company would have this role on their leadership executive team! First, I learned that TOMSContinue reading “Hired: Chief Giving Officer”

3 Lessons from the Backseat Teacher

Red light – stop. Green light – go! Yellow light – hold on to your horses cause we are going!!!! That’s the normal situation on cheerleading nights when we have 45 minutes to grab fast food and get my daughter to class. One green-yellow-red, another green-yellow-red until we finally made it into the left turnContinue reading “3 Lessons from the Backseat Teacher”

Define, Embrace, Love

A driving passion to bring light to our dark world through my God-given talents. A constant whisper in my ear. A compliment from a stranger. A song on the radio. A work project that opened my eyes to being more than just a corporate trainer. All of these occurrences have been on repeat over theContinue reading “Define, Embrace, Love”