Did you believe a family conflict was solved only to discover it’s still a problem? Days or months later, the conflict surfaces again. You are caught off guard because you thought the conflict was over. Feelings are hurt because a problem persisted. So, what’s the next step? Read More
We are so privileged to choose what we accomplish each day. We can experience the satisfaction of a job well done or the distraction and pain of falling flat on our faces. Literally….
Recently, I was completing some work before I began a busy four days caring for my young granddaughters. My mind was absorbed with a million thoughts about my “to do” list. Breakfast was next on my list. I stood up from my computer, grabbed my coffee, briskly stepped towards the kitchen….my eyes focused, well, I don’t know where…and I proceeded to pitch forward over the big box I was using to pack up remaining Christmas decorations. My entire body landed flat on the floor with a jarring “thud!”
One thing that defines our relationships today is easy access to hundreds of people online daily. We have more facts about people – their likes, personal photos, and life events – but know far less about WHO people really are. The quality of our relationships is declining. Why? One surprising reason is our fear of being vulnerable. Read More
If I walked into a gathering of women and asked each woman, “Are you a leader?” How do you think they would respond?
I believe a few women would say “yes” and give me an example of their leadership roles.
A few more would pause, think briefly, and say, “I am not sure. Give me an example.”
The majority of women in the group would likely answer with an emphatic “no!”
Why do so many women fail to see themselves as leaders? One of the main reasons is a faulty definition and understanding of what it means to “lead.”