The Art of Biography Writing

Have you ever been in a situation where your excitement about a new opportunity was deflated by the dreaded request for a biography? In my experience most people don’t give themselves enough credit when writing their biography, but then there are the people that include the fact that they woke up this morning as an…

Passion to Purpose: June 2019

One of the best things about working in higher education is the abundance of amazing people you get to meet. This month’s Passion to Purpose post highlights three people that have transformed their innate gifts and lived experiences into powerful tools to create change for others. Please visit their website, support their efforts, and remember…

What Were You Thinking?

Have you ever wondered how or why you let yourself get into the position you’re in? For the last several weeks I’ve been battling a “yes” mentality. Don’t get me wrong, I love to help other people and I also take a lot of pride in my various roles in life, but recently I’ve found…

Strategies To Conquer Email

I recently posted a blog about tidying up your personal life. One of the biggest sources of clutter comes from your inbox. Here are three quick strategies to conquer your email: 1. Create an affirmation folder. Occasionally people will send me kind notes related to my work or something I’ve helped them with. I store…

Have You Lied Today? Me Too!

Have you ever wondered about the point when trust begins to erode? In nearly every moment of every day we filter our communication through our personal truth spectrum, which is influenced by our lived experiences and perspectives of the world around us. For the sake of a mental break, think about the last time you…

It is the Rain That Grows Flowers, Not Thunder

I often tell people it’s the small things that bring me the most joy because it’s absolutely true. Every once and a while I come across a little piece of joy when I find a quote that captures something I fundamentally believe but have never been able to put into words. Recently I ran across…