Last month some family friends of ours adopted twin girls, which is a wonderful and exciting story for anyone, but for this couple it was a fulfillment of a life long dream. The husband has four wonderful grown sons from a previous marriage and the wife hadn’t yet been able to have children of her own. A life long dream to become a momma and a desire deep in her heart to raise two twin girls kept her dreaming and believing that one day this would happen for her [Read more…]
It hit me like a ton of bricks on January 1st: I am getting old. Not old, old but old enough that I am realizing the weight of my own responsibility to take care of myself. I’ve always been mature enough to understand that every action has a reaction, but I’ve never fully accepted that I have a responsibility to plan for that reaction in adva [Read more…]
I took the past couple of weeks of blogging for a couple of reasons. The first being that I’ve started out 2014 more sick than I can ever remember being in my adult life and it’s been crippling to my creativity and productivity, and the second is because during the businesses of the holidays I let myself forget my Why— my reason for everything that I set out to do six months ago.
I know that I’ve mentioned it before, but when I left my last job I finally felt like I had the opportunity to dream again. I had this unique window of time that would allow me to dig into myself to find my Why and understand more about what was motivating me to be an entrepreneur and to pursue something completely outside of the normal route to success. The mistake that I made wasn’t ignoring the process of digging out my Why, but rather ignoring the process of mapping out my Why. Let me explain. [Read more…]