Thoughts & inspiration

July 4, 2019

What does freedom look like? Do we become free when we’re no longer being pulled in all directions at once? Do we have the control we want when we’re no longer on the hamster wheel of an unfulfilling job?

“When you get the right mix of the different types of freedom, ba...

June 27, 2019

Whether you’re changing careers or going off on your own, taking a pay cut can be one of the biggest fear-inducing obstacles you face. In order to live the life you want, you can’t let your fears around money dictate the decisions you make. Instead, cultivate the belie...

June 20, 2019

Do you ever fight back the gnawing sense that all of your accomplishments, all of your success, isn’t enough. Or worse, do you ever feel like a fraud, just waiting for the people who surround you in the workplace to realize that you are an imposter? It seems counterint...

June 13, 2019

Every working woman faces obstacles that seem impossible to overcome. We often struggle to define what success means and balance the things we want with the people we want to take care of.

But it’s the adversity that inspires resilience in every single one of us. Kim Iz...

June 6, 2019

Working moms are crunched for time more than ever during the summer season. We struggle to keep up with work and other responsibilities while trying to give our kids a memorable summer experience. But with the right perspective, we can do all the things that matter whi...

May 30, 2019

I probably don’t have to tell you this, but the journey to fulfillment can be difficult, full of obstacles and bumps in the road. Have you ever considered working with a coach? Personal experience, and extensive research has shown me that working with a coach helps you...

May 23, 2019

Have you ever felt  guilty for being unhappy despite having a great income, a healthy family, and a good life? This feeling can be quickly followed by feelings of shame and embarrassment, when you think about how others have so much less. How could I want more? This ro...

May 15, 2019

Imagine spending one-third of your life doing something that doesn’t make you happy. This seems crazy, and yet, more professionals are falling into a cycle of believing that having a job they tolerate is normal. When you consider that 85% of people hate their jobs, you...

May 9, 2019

The value and importance of investing in your business sooner rather than later.

You’re ready to leave your corporate job and create a life on your own terms. But now is not the best time. After all, you have plenty of debt and your saving account isn't where you need...

May 2, 2019

The concept of success in entrepreneurship is really misunderstood.

So many women, when they start building their own business, are faced with fear and doubt they’ve never actually faced before, or haven’t faced in a really long time. It’s amazing the doubts that can cr...

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