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It was 4:40 on a sunny Monday afternoon in May in the Hill County west of Austin. My husband and I were driving home from our grandson’s 5th-grade completion ceremony. On a whim, we decided to make a quick stop ...

A New School Year

For the last few weeks, my Facebook feed has been riddled with cute “First Day of School” pictures. I’m sure you have seen them too. You know, the ones that moms and dads post of their smiling kids holding a ...

Key Signals that You Need to Quit

On my way to the gym yesterday radio playing, as usual, the regular programming was bumped for live coverage of Mueller’s testimony. Before you stop reading, I am NOT going to talk about politics.  I promise! Stay with me for ...

Cool Apps To Build Your Business

Have you ever opened Facebook to check just one thing and then look up thirty minutes later to discover you forgot what you were there for initially? Or maybe it’s just me? Social media gets such a bad wrap, but ...

Enduring Values

As a coach, I cringe every time I read a news article involving the Boeing 737 Max airplane crashes.  The latest being that no one has ordered a Max since the Ethiopian Airlines crash. That’s not surprising to anyone. How ...

Four Reasons To Never Say You're Busy

Does this conversation sound familiar? You: How are you? Friend: Busy! I’ve been busy. It seems we are all busy these days. Are you busy? The word busy is one of the most commonly used words in the English language. ...

Do You Feel Successful?

I can’t tell you how many incredibly successful people I’ve spoken with this week that don’t feel successful. These are great business owners growing at astounding rates – greater than 50% year over year, some more than doubling. Why? Three ...

Serving A Servant Leader

Flipping through the channels last night looking for highlights of George H.W. Bush’s funeral, I stopped on C-SPAN as the casket was transitioning to the hearse. The silence coming from the television was profound. I found myself enjoying the lack ...

The Simple Gift of Thank You

Tuesday morning I received a text message, "Thanks for the referral." It was such a pleasant surprise because this referral was to a medical professional.  I can't recall ever receiving a "thank you" from my doctor, dentist, or optometrist for ...

The Lost Art of Answering the Phone

One of my favorite memories from my tenure at Motorola is calling Dan Keitz and anticipating how he would make me laugh when he answered. Dan, an amateur comedian, replaced his previous outgoing voicemail message every day with another humorous ...

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