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Make Your 2018 Resolutions: The Power of Broke

Are you ready for 2018? Have you made your resolutions? What are you going to do to make your dreams come true? I am very inspired by Daymon John’s book, “The Power of Broke: How Empty Pockets, a Tight Budget, and a Hunger for Success Can Become Your Greatest Competitive Advantage.” I am looking forward … Continued

What would you do? Operation Jericho

Who is Jonathan Ball? “He skipped the senior prom for boot camp and took his first plane ride to report in San Diego. The environment was challenging and purposely disorienting, but he loved it. He volunteered for all tasks and immersed himself in the training to gain experience and expertise over eight years of service, … Continued

From C Student to C Suite

From the Beach to the Boardroom! This book sizzles!

From C-Student to the C-Suite  is a modern day guide to business and relationships! It’s so much fun, it sizzles!  This book is your perfect companion — from the beach to the boardroom! Building real and meaningful connections has been a key component of Tami Holzman’s path to becoming an empowered boardroom broad.  From her … Continued

Are you willing to Grow? Fail Again 7

Finding Inspiration: Are you willing to GROW?

Ani Pema Chödrön was invited to give the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class of Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. Her speech was inspired by this quote from Samuel Beckett: “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” As Chödrön writes: “No one ever knows what is going to happen … Continued

Are You Ready to be a Love Warrior?

I was deeply touched by Glennon Doyle Melton’s book, Carry On Warrior. Melton’s book helped me remember that people are messy. Her new book, Love Warrior, is full of wisdom about the fact that life is hard. She shares about her deep despair when her marriage was devastated by infidelity. I appreciate her honesty about … Continued

Do you have GRIT? I do and you can TOO

Do you have Grit? I do and you can too

As Thanksgiving approaches this week, I was thinking about gratitude and what has changed in my life since last year at this time. During 2015, I focused on improving my eyesight. Being able to see better and have my eyes work together has been changing my life. It was a challenging process to create new … Continued

Lisa Niver Harold Kushner Stephen Wise Temple Feb 2016

Forgiveness Is a Favor: Finding my Strength

I struggle with what I tell myself about myself. When I chose to leave Thailand in 2014 and eventually my marriage, I was challenged at first to believe I even made a choice. I felt like events were happening to me and I felt out of control. I felt like a victim. I was angry … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel