How to Strengthen Your Heart

Strength of heart. That’s something we all want and need, right? Encourage literally means, “to provide with strength of heart.” For years, I’ve been choosing one perfect word to carry with me throughout the year. A word to ponder and grow into. I’m always surprised by what comes to the forefront as I sift and […]

Woman of Influence

If asked to name the three people with the greatest influence on my life, my mom tops the list. She has known me longer than anyone else on earth and loved me through it all. Not everyone is fortunate enough to have a mentor and parent who loves without limits – always available to offer […]

The Power of Teamwork

The Emerald Coast of Florida boasts sugar-white sand, sparkling water and bright sun punctuated by summer thunderstorms with full light and sound shows. And at the end of every day, the spectacular sunsets beat any fireworks display hands down. Those of us who live here love to boast that we live where everyone else vacations. […]

7 Deadly Sins of Communication

If communication is the currency of relationships, are you rich, just getting by, or bankrupt? If you are experiencing the cost of poor communication, it’s time to review the 7 Deadly Sins of Communication. The Harvard Grant Study found strong relationships to be far and away the strongest predictor of life satisfaction. Here’s the good […]

Two Heads are Better Than One

All my life, I’ve heard the saying, “two heads are better than one”. Is it really true? The ancient wisdom found in the Book of Proverbs says, “Iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” It’s exhilarating to experience the synergy of two minds sparking the electricity to generate powerful ideas and strategies. That’s what is […]