Real Life — Real World

December 17, 2018

Mastery Monday – Set Your Intentions for 2019 and Let 2018 Go!

There are only 2 weeks left in 2018. It’s time to reflect on the previous year, make course corrections and set goals/intentions for the New Year. I have one week […]
December 10, 2018

Loneliness – How to Negotiate a Better Deal for the Holidays

Loneliness is something many struggle with, but it is magnified over the holidays. People who are lonely, alone or perhaps are going through a tough time struggle to find joy […]
November 26, 2018

Mastery Monday – EGADS! You’ve Got to be Joking!

This strategy can be used during a negotiation out loud or you can keep it to yourself and go away and do some research by verifying the facts of the […]
September 6, 2018

One Mistake Society – Tips for Giving Feedback

One Mistake Society – Mistakes, we all make them. That’s why there’s feedback to correct mistakes we’ve made. We are human, we are not perfect, mistakes are going to happen. […]
May 21, 2018

Own Your Power to Push Past the Fear

This week I decided to continue talking about Own Your Power for Mastery Monday.  When I speak about this topic in my negotiation training’s or keynotes this is the first […]
May 10, 2018

Thoughts From A Mother

The photo is a throwback to the mid 90’s – promotion to Technical Sergeant. It was the hardest rank to get promoted to in the Contracting Career field at that […]
April 30, 2018

Mastery Monday – Tell someone you are proud of them.

Have you ever told someone you are proud of them only to have them look at you like you are crazy? Have you ever been told by someone they are […]
April 10, 2018

Baskets and Beads of Hope and Women of Kitale Kenya Who Changed My Path in Life

Day 6 – Kitale, Kenya – Afternoon – The Ladies of the Kipsongo Slum After lunch we headed to the Kipsongo Slum. I didn’t know much about it at the […]
March 20, 2018

Reaching Beyond to Change Lives in Kenya and Beyond

If you read my last post or saw anything on Social Media, you know I went to Kenya for 10 days in February for a Mission Trip. I felt a […]