Doesn’t get better by chance . . . May 18, 2019

How many things do you put off until you have more time? Or until the planets align? Or you’re better rested? Or [insert your own excuse here]? A lot, right? Yup, me too.

It’s...

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It’s none of my business Apr 15, 2019

Last month, I got to spend almost a week at the APPO annual conference, working with their awesome members.

A gem that popped up a few times in our coaching groups was this incredible quote:

Your...

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This is what success looks like Feb 25, 2019

When I’m slogging toward a goal, doing the tedious work that great goals often require, I find myself saying: This is what success looks like.

For every important effort that gets you...

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Are you busy or are you accomplishing? Jan 21, 2019

How are you? If you answered “BUSY” you are not alone. I can’t tell you how often I hear that reply. It’s practically a badge of honor in our culture to be busy. I...

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What I’m choosing in 2019 Jan 02, 2019

As I write this, I’m straddling the line between 2018 and 2019. It’s that magical time with the flurry of the holidays behind us and all the possibilities of the new year ahead of us....

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Just 11 more steps Dec 17, 2018

As I write this, there are two men striving to become the first person to complete a solo, unsupported and unaided trek across Antarctica. Each one is out there alone in the snowy wilderness,...

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I can’t believe I waited 40 minutes! Dec 03, 2018

I can’t believe I had to wait 40 minutes!

I can’t believe I only waited 40 minutes! Whee!

Two similar sentences, two very different feelings behind them. And today I could have easily...

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I don’t know why they bothered Nov 20, 2018

Naysayers. We’ve all got ’em in one form or another:

It’s that one friend who changes the subject every time you talk about a recent success.

It’s a relative who feels free...

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A little lovingkindness for you 💜 Oct 05, 2018
 I don’t know about you, but a quick glance at the news is usually enough to send me into an angry tizzy. We’re living in contentious times, my friends. No matter what...
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Uncomfortable in Portugal Sep 14, 2018

Do you speak Portuguese? Neither do I.

This was abundantly clear as soon as we arrived in Lisbon last month. We traveled there from Spain, where everyone we met assured us that Portuguese is just...

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