Your actions and decisions today will shape the way you will live in the future.

I want to talk about regret versus possibility…see, my husband Nelson and I are dreamers (and doers). We talk a lot about things we want to do and places we want to go. We talk about who we want

Last week, I experienced a real moment of choice. I stopped at the grocery store early one evening to grab a coffee and some “snowzilla” provisions. Good thing I did, too, because I’m staring out the window at 13

When I launched out on my own in 2003, a mentor helped me get VERY clear on the reasons I had for starting my own business. They were and continue to this day to be: Freedom Flexibility Variety I

NO-gotiation How Bad Do You Want It

I was listening to a writer’s group podcast the other day and the caller was asking for advice about how to find time to write. One of the moderators (both of whom are writers) gave some really good suggestions

operator error

A couple weeks ago, I had an appointment to meet a potential new client at a coffee shop in downtown Asheville. This person and I made our appointment via email, so everything was in writing. I created the appointment

pause and ponder the sky

I just finished teaching my first two sessions created from my newest book Ponder This.  It was an exercise in pausing and pondering business and life. As participants were leaving, they told me, “This was great – very provocative!”

perfectionism equals procrastination

Have you ever seen a little kid fighting with another little kid over a toy? They push and pull and play a really bratty version of “keep away.” There might be yelling, screaming, or even an epic temper tantrum.

short term, urgent vs. long term, important

One of my favorite “thinkers” out there is Seth Godin. He’s written 18 or 19 books by now. And I’m going to share (in its entirety) one of his recent blogs (he blogs a lot, way more than me.

Tim Ferriss not being lazy

On my travels hither and yon in the car, I’m listening to a book by Rolf Potts called Vagabonding. As I desire to become a vagabond in the next couple of years, I am completely in love with this