And then it hit me. If I can’t even find the mental space to process them, how can I achieve them? I instantly knew what my word was, counter intuitive as it felt. I immediately wrote it on my What Matters calendar, as my focus for January. Less. To achieve more, I need less. Continue reading 2017: Less is more.
Random acts of kindness have been sweeping the nation over the last few years, and I think it’s pretty amazing. There is no downside to being nice to a stranger. Whether it’s buying a coffee, paying for groceries, or leaving a note on a windshield, the world can always use a little more love and kindness. But what if we also focused on un-random acts … Continue reading The Un-Random Act of Kindness
Because, as my good friend told me today, silence is signing off. And I refuse to sign off on the things that I know, in my heart, are wrong. Continue reading Why We Have to Say It.
There’s a lot of wisdom to keeping your personal life separate from your business life, but in truth, it’s something I’ve never been overly good at. You see, my personal life – in its best moments, and in its worst – is the very fuel that drives our business, and a long time ago I had to become very comfortable with turning those pieces of … Continue reading Why I Talk About Suicide Prevention.
Letters are a part of our personal history, and it was time for that part of my history to include action. Continue reading Now is the Time to Write What Matters.
The sentiment of trying seems to have become one of those “easier to say than do” virtues. I cheer on everyone who is brave enough to try something new, all the way from my 10 month old son who tries to stand on his own and falls down every, single, time, to my mother, who’s hitting the gym in her newly retired life, and working … Continue reading The Grace in Trying