Creating Engagement with Your Awesomeness

I was recently at a tradeshow for my other business venture (MARRY ME!). It was a learning experience as I had to answer the same question in a variety of forms: What do you do? People would actually create a bubble away from the table until they decided whether they wanted to engage. Is this … Continue reading Creating Engagement with Your Awesomeness

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Road trips and reality

Ah yes, another great road trip is about to go into the books. We hit as many awesome sites as possible, lived to tell about it, and want to go home. Our van, like so many others out there, was a little microcosm of reality. Anytime you do life with others, on a team, on … Continue reading Road trips and reality

Ideas Worth Sharing

Last night I took in the introduction evening for this year's TED Talks with some friends. I was excited on a couple of different fronts. First, I have been following TED for years. I used the talks for everything from personal development, to researching specific topics, to introductions during discussion groups. Valuable material and entertaining … Continue reading Ideas Worth Sharing

4 Ways Customers Will Not Appreciate You #customerservice #leadfreely

Have you created a way for a wide range of interested customers to appreciate what you do? The reality is this should be common sense if you have a company or organization that has a wide range of clients and followers. But I would contend that most places of business seek to hit one age … Continue reading 4 Ways Customers Will Not Appreciate You #customerservice #leadfreely

The Gift of Patience

​I remarked on a recent chat regarding care that one of the best types of care we could show was to become slow.  We move too fast in general. We miss important items on our list of values. We entertain thoughts we have no business sharing our energy with. And we tend to move past … Continue reading The Gift of Patience

Pause to Start #work #identity

I love this passage from the book Thank You For Being Late by Thomas Friedman. How do you view pauses in your life? Many of us struggle with the thought of pausing as part of the natural order of the day. It seems counterintuitive, counterproductive, and maybe just plain wrong. That is why I love the … Continue reading Pause to Start #work #identity

It’s time to start

I have thought about this 'lead freely' project for quite some time. I just needed a few key events to happen in my life over the past year to be the catalysts in making me get started. I feel better than I have in a long time, taking a much bigger risk than I've taken in … Continue reading It’s time to start