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Boss or Friend: Holding the Line

WHEN YOU'RE THE BOSS, WHAT DO YOU DO WITH FRIENDSHIP? You have a small company. Your employees are in close proximity to you with a high level of access. All of you work hard, with long hours. Blowing off steam is important, so you socialize away from the office....

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The Ugly Truth about Sexual Harassment

Progress for Women?    Sure. But has it been enough? It's been bogged down with the oppressive ugly truth of sexual harassment... Women are still in the shadows. In many ways, unwillingly. Often in the spirit of professional and personal survival. I spent the bulk of...

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Once Upon A Time – “It’s My Turn”

ONCE UPON A TIME I HAD A DREAM...... I woke up suddenly.  The image wouldn't leave my mind. During my vivid dream, I had my arms in the air and was yelling, "It's My Turn"! over and over again. It was so real and I was very caught up in the frantic emotion of it all....

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Achieving Goals – “It’s My Turn To…”

WHAT IF YOU FINISHED THIS SENTENCE: IT'S MY TURN TO...   and you really started to achieve your goals? Achieving goals can feel elusive, particularly if they feel really personal to you. What would it feel like for you to complete this statement - It's My Turn To...?...

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Love Yourself – Fiercely Advocate for You!

FIERCELY ADVOCATE TO LOVE YOURSELF Love Yourself! Doesn't everyone? Not really! And, what comes to your mind when I use the word "Fierce"? What about "Advocate"? I bet you don't usually put the two words together, do you? Much less, hearing a life coach put them...

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3 Stages of Living with Intention

What Does It Mean to Be "Living with Intention"? Would you like to discover which of the tools you have at your disposal is most effective in getting exactly what you want? We know that taking the right action is super important, but before you even start taking...

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3 Ways to Find and Display Courage

When I'm scared of doing something new, it feels like I'm in a tumultuous environment of uncertainty and fear.  I don't know where I am going. I don't know what the outcome will be. I'm scared of taking action and it causes me to withdraw. It was important for me to...

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5 Ways to Stop Caring about What Other People Think

I used to worry a lot about what people thought about me. I was a people-pleaser. After a high-level leadership discussion, one of the more senior executives in my former company said to me, "Tina, not everyone likes you". He was involved in discussions with execs who...

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5 Ways to Tell You Need a Break Without Feeling Guilty

I've been struggling lately. I'm overwhelmed. I'm doing what I'm passionate about, but it's gotten out of hand. I need to return to what I know to do. Take a break. I used to feel guilty. Uncertain of what would happen if I did take a break. It was painful and...

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6 Ways to Become a Supermodel of Self-Love

Is fully loving yourself hard? You bet it is! Can other people tell when you don't love yourself? Sometimes yes! Are you ready to show up Confidently? Bravely? Boldly? I think you are. But how do you get there? It starts with loving yourself, my friend....

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7 Forbidden Conversations for Women

What are Forbidden Conversations for Women?  A Forbidden Conversation is one that you want to have, but you're afraid to express. It's one that's been churning in your gut, but you continue to suppress. It's the result of years of burying your feelings so that you can...

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Are You Kidding Me?…Some Men Still Don’t Get It!

Progress for Women? Sure. But has it been enough? Women are still in the shadows. In many ways, unwillingly. Often in the spirit of professional and personal survival. I spent the bulk of my career with a Fortune 500 company, one who made sure that I always felt safe...

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