Insights

Accountability

Does personal accountability matter anymore? When we hear the word accountability, most think about owning up to our actions, taking responsibility, being transparent, and not making excuses. In society today, it is easy to “hide” and avoid being accountable because much of how we communicate is behind the cloak of anonymity. We send text and…

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Can You Teach Appreciation?

Is it a lost art to show appreciation?  Life seems to move at break-neck speed these days. We don’t even have time to have conversations, but rather send cryptic 140-word tweets or text messages. Do you ever wonder how our children and the broader younger generation will learn the art of appreciation? Take food, for…

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Writing Your Life Story, Who Cares?

Everyone has a story — a unique story. Never underestimate the power of the story or the power of telling your story. Your story is extraordinary. So, why is this important? Writing your life story enables you to acknowledge and clarify past perspectives about significant influences, triumphs, challenges, and life lessons. I don’t mean write…

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To Be Truly Alive, Use It or Lose It

If you don’t use it you lose it. That goes for anything and everything. Our life on earth is shockingly short when you put it in the perspective of time. Yet, we often act as though we have time to spare. Before we know it, time has moved us through puberty, school, career, marriage, children,…

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Will the Real You Please Stand Up…

Still in your seat, confused about who you are really? Good for you if you can clearly articulate an answer. For most of us, we have not added updates on our perception of that bright-eyed, enthusiastic, open-minded person we were 20-30 years ago. Some of us are still trying to live up to or live…

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