Tips for Starting Something New (& Challenging)

Backstory: One of my clients is kicking off a new and challenging project.  After our coaching session, he asked me to write up a summary of what we discussed.  I’m sharing the highlights in hopes that this brings more joy and ease to everyone who is stepping into possibility, and outside their comfort zone.  


Connect with the Juice

You’ve decided to take on a new initiative in your work.  Awesome.  Before you go any further, answer this question: What’s your big WHY behind that commitment?  Your answer will connect you with the “juice” behind any commitment you … Continue reading

Finding Your Purpose – Time to Experiment (Part 4)

flower 9Welcome to Part 4 in this series on Finding Your Purpose.  As we begin to gain clarity about who we are and what’s important to us, our next step is to take action to bring our dreams to reality.


As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. says, “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”


This is incredibly important.  I see so many people think they need to have the whole plan figured out to take action.  But it’s … Continue reading

Part 5 – Bringing Your Vision To Reality

Welcome to the final post about Creating a Vision for the next chapter of your life/work.  It’s been fun to share what I’ve learned over the years from my experiences and from supporting others in successfully navigating the transitions of their lives.  Today we’ll look at steps you can take to begin to bring your vision to reality.

Look at it. Keep your vision close and look at it regularly so you can be reminded and re-inspired.

Talk about it. Share your vision for your life and/or work with people close to you…your partner, … Continue reading

On Promises

“The bridge between you and your goals and dreams are the promises you keep.” This quote, from the Academy for Coaching Excellence, is simple yet so true.  Let’s look at this from a couple of angles…what happens when you don’t keep your promises, and what happens when you do.

Do you ever find yourself with a list of commitments that you haven’t made good on?  Maybe you’ve made a promise to get to the gym 4 times each week, or to organize the next girls’ night out, or to help a colleague with a special project at … Continue reading