Tag Archives: personal leadership

Holding Each Other Accountable

“Obligers do things more easily for others than for themselves. For them, the key is external accountability.” – Gretchen Rubin I am more likely to get something done if someone else asks me to do it. If I agree to cook something … Continue reading

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Navigating the Highs and Lows

“I like to go out there looking like a strong woman, because I am strong. But I am also a woman who goes through all kinds of problems and highs and lows.” – Katy Perry My husband Ken and I … Continue reading

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When Work is Pleasure

“Life is short, and it’s up to you to make it sweet.” – Sadie Delany “Am I going to change the world, or am I going to change me? Or maybe change the world a little bit, just by changing … Continue reading

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A Tool to Shape A Life

“This pouring thoughts out on paper has relieved me. I feel better and full of confidence and resolution.” – Diet Eman Journaling expert Dawn Herring invited me to write a blog post on life lessons that I’ve gained from journaling. The … Continue reading

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Choices Matter in the Long Run

“In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.” – Eleanor Roosevelt A few years ago, I signed up for … Continue reading

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Walking the Talk

“How can you sing of amazing grace and all God’s wonders without using your hands?” – Mahalia Jackson  Thanksgiving Day is over in the United States, and we’ve talked about thankfulness a great deal. But do we act grateful? A … Continue reading

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Needing to Focus

“Listen for the call of your destiny, and when it comes, release your plans and follow.” ― Mollie Marti The end of summer always makes me feel restless. I ask myself what do I want to do this fall? Some … Continue reading

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