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TEDx Raleigh! Check. This. Out.

The talented and fabulous Callie Brauel, entrepreneur and US Co-Director of Business at ABAN will be starring in a TEDx Raleigh talk this Saturday, December 10th.…

Half With Joy

Maybe it was the truffled frites from the night before, or the perfect fall day.  It could have been the easy tune I had playing…

Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing you a beautiful and bountiful day.

Risk

In January of this year, approximately 24 months after the end of my marriage, I walked into my coach and therapist’s office, plopped myself down,…

Back Up Plans

Back up plans in business or life are usually secondary.  They are Plans B and C.  They’re not first. But the kind of back up…

Lessons From The Road

Running has left a few marks over the last four years, including a sprained ankle, a cranky hip, and a scar on my right knee. …

Getting Naked…

…is the title of a new book that I’m reading.  Patrick Lencioni’s premise is that although facades of perfection may be the norm in business,…

READING NOW – Switch

How To Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

READING NOW – Blink

The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell

The Knack

I’ve read a lot on entrepreneurship & business, and this is still a favorite.  A truly straight-talking, easy-to-understand guide to running a business and being…

Cultivate Possibility!

If you’re looking for a coach who’s decribed as genuine, sincere, and compassionately straight talking to help you create the future you want, SUBSCRIBE to…

The Complete Book of Running for Women

Fabulous intro to running for women (and probably men!).  Held my hand as I returned to running at age 38 after almost 15 years.  After…

Eat, Pray, Love

One woman’s journey through the hell of divorce and finding herself.  She lays it all out there – the pain and despair, the searching, and…