Receiving – Stop Pushing Away Support & Help

This is the story of a struggling business that could have thrived.   As the business was struggling, the business owner had some fear, but not a lot. Why? Well, this struggling person has faith that everything will work out.

Ideas – How to build on an idea

“Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.” – Napoleon Hill   Last week, the best gift I could have gotten right now…happened. My podcast co-host and friend came to our recording session with an idea,   hours talking about all of the ideas we had come up with over the past couple of weeks.

Do You Know HOW to Say Good-Bye To A Year?

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” – Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca   In all of my studies about caring for ourselves and taking care of a brain, boundaries are constant.  Having boundaries with people, electronics, your stuff, time, and your thoughts.  The list is rather long.  Part of having healthy boundaries that

Dec 2020 Book – The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More… by Michael Bungay Stanier

The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More… by Michael Bungay Stanier ” Learn how to become a better leader with a innovative approach to make leading a regular, informal part of your day and unlock people’s potential. Michael Bungay Stanier breaks down seven coaching questions and shows how to develop coaching methods that produce great

Business Is A Lot Like A Puzzle

Big Announcement – I am teaming up with the Women’s Business Center of Central Minnesota to coach business owners affected by COVID-19 “The test of courage comes when we are in the minority” Ralph W. Sackman Being a small business owner is not something most people do.  It can feel a little lonely from time

Do You Know How to Level-Up?

This past week I have been talking with three very different business owners and they are all in the process of leveling up in their businesses. The best analogy I have for leveling up comes from playing video games and I was not a good video game player.  I did have a lot of friends

Sept 2020 Book – The Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni

The Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni “In his classic book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni laid out a groundbreaking approach for tackling the perilous group behaviors that destroy teamwork. Here he turns his focus to the individual, revealing the three indispensable virtues of an ideal team player. In The Ideal Team