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Welcome To The Shit Show

Welcome To The Shit Show

You know that How It Started vs How It’s Going challenge? I’ve got one for you. Less than 6 months ago, due to a series of (un)fortunate circumstances, we moved everything we owned to Western New York. Before you repeat what everyone else said to me before our move -...

10 Ways To Make Your 2020 Holidays Suck Less

10 Ways To Make Your 2020 Holidays Suck Less

I was reading an article this morning about US natural disasters. Ya know, as you do on a Tuesday morning in 2020. By October 2020, we've had 16 natural disasters, tying both 2011 and 2016, with several months to go. These statistics didn't start getting compiled...

We’ve Got A Shit-uation On Aisle 4

We’ve Got A Shit-uation On Aisle 4

“Just when it can’t get worse I’ve had a shit day You’ve had a shit day We’ve had a shit day.” - P!NK Yesterday was a shit day. 90 minutes on the phone with Verizon being transferred to five departments just to get a trade-in mailing label after looking at my business...

Break The Rules & Find Your Voice

Break The Rules & Find Your Voice

Who Created YOUR Rules? The cover of my website says “I’m hell-bent on amplifying your voice.” That’s not just a headline. It’s my mantra. Back when I was a full-time brand strategist, it was my job to help a company find its brand and live it. I would work with them...

Three Mice, A Fat Lip & A Dog Attack

Three Mice, A Fat Lip & A Dog Attack

When Everything Goes Wrong For The Best Reasons It's been a long time since I've had a proper vacation. Since I met my husband, we've had one week in more than three years that neither of us worked. And even that was only because we went to a place there wasn't wifi...

Everyday Stories vs Epic Stories

Everyday Stories vs Epic Stories

"It should scare you a little to share your everyday story." - me in a text today I was on a call recently with our 90-Day Challenge Rockstars about their stories. They were deep into the first chapter of their workbooks trying to pull out all kinds of memories; from...

Stop feeling like an imposter!

Stop feeling like an imposter!

If I got a dollar for every time I've heard one of these from my Rockstars, I'd be able to retire comfortably: "How could I possibly talk about this topic if thousands of other speakers are saying the same thing I want to say?" "Who am I to say I'm an expert?" "I...

Speaking Of Grace

Speaking Of Grace

“Shame derives its power from being unspeakable.” - Brené Brown Any great speaker or writer becomes great because they are vulnerable. They look shame directly in the eye and say “I’m speaking about you whether you like it or not.” They are shameless in their pursuit...

To Being Unapologetically You

To Being Unapologetically You

Originally written for & posted by Sass Magazine As an ever-evolving perfectionist who is also a professional communicator, if I want to learn something, I go DEEP into it. I want to know EVERY SINGLE DETAIL of it. And I don’t stop at just reading about it in a...