Book a flight

Book a flight

I recently had the chance to take a client to lunch—a rarity since the majority of our clients are a plane ride away. I am sure we could have had a conference call and come away with the same ‘to do’ list; but it was so nice to get eye contact and spend more time than...
Volunteer State

Volunteer State

Nashville recently experienced a terrible weather event when a 500 year flood took out hundreds of homes and many lives. What amazed people, who call Nashville home but are transplants, was the speed with which everyone began helping their neighbors. I was so proud of...
High Clutter = High Stress

High Clutter = High Stress

Have you ever noticed how relaxing it is to enter a sparsely furnished room? It’s calm and soothing to me. The same goes for the condition of my car or my desk – the less stuff, the better. I’ve been working on simplifying the spaces around me as much as...
Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone

A business friend of mine recommended that I ‘go outside of your comfort zone’ on a regular basis. He said the result is more focus and attention. It really works. I drove to work a different way the other day and actually remembered the entire drive. I was not on...

Observation as a Powerful Learning Tool

I have to admit, I like to talk. But boy do I love to listen! Listening is one of those simple acts that results in enormous positive outcomes. Many articles have been written about the importance of listening, but I have not found nearly as many on observing....

Square Holes In a ‘Hole In The Wall’

I make a concerted effort to balance a busy work life with an even busier home life. Sometimes I can feel time passing way too quickly when it comes to watching my children (10, 12 and 13) change. It feels like the clock has sped up and I can’t slow it down. Solution:...