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Life

Thanksgiving

I am thankful. Today and every day. I’m thankful for the obvious and important things…my family, my friends, my pets, my health, my career. But this year, I’m thankful for the things that often go unsaid. The flexibility with my job. The support from my husband. The ability to travel. Gaining perspective on what’s important. […]

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Perspective

Perspective – how important, yet forgotten. As humans, we are often self-absorbed and obsessed. We’re obsessed with our own issues, our own feelings, our own concerns, our own thoughts and dreams. But what if you could look at your own life in a new light, with a new perspective? What if the things that fill […]

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Work

Closing the Gap and How Far We’ve Come

Yesterday, my latest post was published for Entrepreneur: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/318913 Last night, I received a note from a US college student after she read this article: “I am in a Women and Region class at my university and wondered if I could ask you a few questions about your article, as I am presenting some thought and […]

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Life

Travel is Good for Your Soul

Over the last 10 years, I’ve visited 39 countries. It started with a 4 month adventure with Semester at Sea, circumnavigating the globe by ship and visiting 10 countries. I’ve explored 6 continents with a lifelong goal of seeing all 7. I’ve visited manmade and natural wonders with the Great Wall of China, Taj Mahal […]

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Life

Where We Came From and Where We’re Going

There are those that have life handed to them on the proverbial silver platter. Whether money, position or prestige, they can succeed without really having to try. Some of those people go on to do great things of their own accord, while others let their talents lay in vain. But, this is not about the […]

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Work

Managing Client Contracts

Earlier this month, my piece on 6 Mistakes to Avoid When Creating Client Contracts was published on Entrepreneur.com. As a full-time consultant for the last 2 years, and business owner of Promise Consulting Group for 8 years, I’ve worked with close to 30 companies during that time. I’ve had my fair share of lessons, and […]

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Life

Three Remain: Faith, Hope & Love

Everyone has secret fears, worries and thoughts better left unsaid. In the rare and unfortunate case, those are so great that you’d trade your life to eradicate them.  …A happy topic this is not, but a worthwhile one just the same. The last few days I’ve been in London, and yesterday particularly struck a chord […]

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Work

Work Smarter, Not Harder

Becoming more efficient means working smarter, not harder. Working 8 hours straight per day is hardly good for you – mentally or for your work product. What about people working 10, 12 or more hours per day? America, particularly, is a culture of work. Balance is something envied but not often realized. You work to […]

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Life | Work

Pursuing Your Passion at Any Age

I’m honored to share my second post for Entrepreneur.com: It’s Never Too Late to Pursue Your Passion. Maybe your dream is to be a business owner, but maybe it’s something else entirely. Whether in work or in life, it’s always important to follow your dreams and believe in yourself. We have one life and it’s […]

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Life | Work

Giving Women a Voice

In 2010, I began writing for YoungEntrepreneur.com, publishing an article per month for the next 1.5 years. I could barely call myself an entrepreneur at the time, but I had dreams. 7+ years later and I’m excited to share that I’m now a business owner of Promise Consulting Group, LLC and a writer for Entrepreneur Media. My […]

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