Motivation

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Let’s agree to disagree. My outfit is most definitely NOT purrrrrfect. The first time someone said “Let’s agree to disagree,” it rubbed me the wrong way. The way it was said it to me, dripping with false sincerity, screamed an unspoken statement of “I am smarter than you and don’t […]

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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Life might be a box of chocolates, but heaven is filled with Macaroons. I can see it now. The light at the end of the tunnel. Vaccines getting rolled out. Businesses coming back. Hints of Spring. One year ago I was working on slide decks for 5 speaking gigs, my […]

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February 16, 2021

Scrub Daddy!

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: You can’t help but smile at a Scrub Daddy! In December I took care of my grandchildren while their parents got away for a much-needed break. While there, I bought a Scrub Daddy. I have one and love it. After all, the last year has taught us the importance of […]

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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: It’s not an insult. Groupers really are ugly. And also delicious. Last week I was speaking with someone about the “little exaggerations” that people put on their resumes. He said “Most of the exaggerations are just that. They aren’t lies, but rather they inflate the positives in a way that […]

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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: I am definitely an “in the box” thinker. I have dedicated Mondays in 2021 to business planning. How am I doing so far? I’d give myself a B-. I’m having difficulty with my dang email inbox. So yesterday I put myself in timeout. Seriously. I shut off my email and […]

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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: It’s always darkest before you break out above the clouds. 2020 sucked. Don’t get me wrong, there were also positives. But I think we can all agree that we could all use a vacation. Last month I went to take care of my grandchildren while their parents got a few […]

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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Why are we still talking about “The Box?” Does it even exist anymore? I’ve been thinking a lot about limitations. I believe “The Box” is really a set of limitations we create ourselves. Why do we limit ourselves? Fear? Protection? Inability to see farther? Dream bigger? I have been immersed […]

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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: People lock themselves in today in different ways. I used to say that I knew I would be old when I began statements with “In my day.” So here we go! In my day…. * You sent a handwritten thank-you note after a job interview * A Performance Review was […]

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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Today is a Left-Shark Shoe kind of day. Drum-roll, please….. Today we FINALLY launch our new Shock Your Potential app. After setbacks, computer crashes, mic issues, and more, we are finally ready to present this baby to the world. As I got dressed today I thought about how far we’ve […]

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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Time keeps on slippin’, slippin’, slippin’, into the future… I just returned from our annual trip to Round Lake, MN. We jump off the pontoon, sit in lawn chairs in the lake, play cards and listen to classic rock on 103.7 The Loon. My favorite activity, however, is my morning […]

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