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Beginner’s Mind

You know you’re getting old when the surgeon who’ll be performing your procedure, the pilot on the plane you’ve just boarded, and the accountant assigned to do your taxes all look like they just graduated from high school. For these things and others, I don’t want beginners… I want experience. Or do I? Experience is a good thing, as a …

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Making Business Easy

I love shopping on Amazon and I adore using Netflix for my movies and shows. I’m a frequent Uber patron and a huge fan of CLEAR to scoot past security lines at major airports. I hardly ever actually go to the bank anymore because of the ease and convenience of Chase Bill Pay and Deposit by Phone. All of these …

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Clearing the Clutter

I really don’t know how it happens. I spend several days, if not a full week, every year cleaning out my office, purse, bathroom, closet, kitchen drawers, bedside table, and I swear I’m going to keep it that way once and for all! But then, well… you know what’s coming. I look up one day and the piles are back, …

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Music Monday: Love

We’ve finally arrived! This week, we conclude with my tenth and final installment in our list of suggestions for how we could live and operate our businesses from a place of greater happiness… Suggestion #1: Assume the best. Suggestion #2: Roll with it. Suggestion #3: Visualize responsibly. Suggestion #4: Say what you want and expect. Suggestion #5: Stop comparing. Suggestion …

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Letting Go

This week we continue with my ninth installment in our list of suggestions for how we could live and operate our businesses from a place of greater happiness… Suggestion #1: Assume the best. Suggestion #2: Roll with it. Suggestion #3: Visualize responsibly. Suggestion #4: Say what you want and expect. Suggestion #5: Stop comparing. Suggestion #6: Take the leap. Suggestion …

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Be Selective and Guard Your Time

This week we continue with my eighth installment in our list of suggestions for how we could live and operate our businesses from a place of greater happiness… Suggestion #1: Assume the best. Suggestion #2: Roll with it. Suggestion #3: Visualize responsibly. Suggestion #4: Say what you want and expect. Suggestion #5: Stop comparing. Suggestion #6: Take the leap. Suggestion …

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Lend a Hand

This week we continue with my seventh installment in our list of suggestions for how we could live and operate our businesses from a place of greater happiness… Suggestion #1: Assume the best. Suggestion #2: Roll with it. Suggestion #3: Visualize responsibly. Suggestion #4: Say what you want and expect. Suggestion #5: Stop comparing. Suggestion #6: Take the leap. Suggestion#7:  Lend a Hand. As I write …

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Music Monday: One Last Caress

If Memorial Day weekend officially ushers in summertime, Labor Day weekend is the closing bookend to it.  You’ll be receiving this Stretch on Labor Day Monday and I hope you’re outside soaking up the warm sunshine doing something you love.  As you celebrate, Tom and I will be in the beginning stages of thinking about… kind of… sort of… maybe… …

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Take the Leap

This week we continue with my sixth installment in our list of suggestions for how we could live and operate our businesses from a place of greater happiness… Suggestion #1: Assume the best. Suggestion #2: Roll with it. Suggestion #3: Visualize responsibly. Suggestion #4: Say what you want and expect. Suggestion #5: Stop comparing. Suggestion #6: Take the leap. We …

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Stop Comparing

This week we continue with my fifth installment in our list of suggestions for how we could live and operate our businesses from a place of greater happiness… Suggestion #1: Assume the best. Suggestion #2: Roll with it. Suggestion #3: Visualize responsibly. Suggestion #4: Say what you want and expect. Suggestion #5: Stop comparing. As I write this week’s Stretch, …