Natural Disasters and Anxiety

Natural Disasters and Anxiety

** Our Building Your Future Workshop is still scheduled for October 7 in Daytona. Sign up here. **   For a week now, I have been watching the weather forecast as Hurricane Irma approaches Florida. I live in Florida; given all the data we as humanity can collect about what this storm might do, the […]

Anxiety, Anyone?

Anxiety, Anyone?

Don’t Forget – Our very first Daytona LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® workshop is October 7th in Daytona Beach! Click here for all the details!   Anxiety has always been with us. Throughout history, civilizations have had to deal with the anxieties of the day: disease, famine, pestilence, war. Our current situation is no different but what […]

Seeing Your Future Without a Crystal Ball

Seeing Your Future Without a Crystal Ball

I always loved it when interviewers asked, “Where would you like to be in five years?” In response, I would try and come up with something assertive and professional but in the back of my mind I always thought, “I would be happy to get through the next 6 months…I have no clue where I […]

You’re Better Than That: Making Trauma Work for You, Not Against You

You’re Better Than That: Making Trauma Work for You, Not Against You

As a person who coaches and mentors, I usually meet with clients because of trauma: career upset, lack of purpose, or indecision about what to do next with life. In most cases, there was a traumatic event (or series of warning events) that contributed to their current state but they were unable to see these […]

Competence vs. Fulfillment

Competence vs. Fulfillment

Have you seen the commercial for the pizza company where the champion pizza-box folder is featured?  Dale Lamoureux can fold 50 or more pizza boxes in less than two minutes. This speed-folding is a perfect storm of dexterity and hand-eye coordination and of course it is something to be proud of. How about Joey Chestnut, […]

The Transition to Civilian Life – BE PREPARED

The Transition to Civilian Life – BE PREPARED

Not long ago I was on a flight with someone who had retired from the military and taken a position with an organization that helped soldiers once they came back home. His position was in helping veterans make the transition to civilian life and employment, regardless of whether they had been disabled in service. Like […]

You Are Not Late to The Party

You Are Not Late to The Party

Have you ever found yourself wondering, “How did I get HERE?” It may be your job, a relationship, or even a general malaise about life in general. Whatever it is, life events and the choices that seemed to be right at the time have helped you get off track and you don’t know how to […]

The Self-Improvement Internet Superstore

The Self-Improvement Internet Superstore Have you noticed an increase in the number of ads and products on social media aimed at people who need to: Sleep better Have more energy Need to bulletproof their coffee Need to stop drinking coffee Need to eat less carbs Need to …? When I taught university courses about how […]