Culture

A Message Uniquely for Me

May 6, 2013
A Message Uniquely for Me

So I turned 32 this past week. And I received a card with the below message from my amazing co-workers. Here is what it said on the front: “We didn’t come here to fit in. We came here to be who we are. We didn’t come here to work. We came here to live our […]

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Why am I in such a rush?

March 17, 2013
Why am I in such a rush?

My neighbor was outside near my patio and wanted to say hello. However, I could hardly say hello and definitely didn’t have time to chat. I was in a hurry again heading to the airport. And I felt terrible as a drove away having rushed off when a friend just wanted to catch up for […]

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Sharing her Passion with the Market

March 4, 2013
Sharing her Passion with the Market

Below is an interview with Lynn Caldwell who is the market manager at Atherton Mill Market.  It is another one in my “Follow your Passion” series. Lynn gave a few of us bloggers in town a private market tour last fall. She is an extraordinary person that is making a huge difference in Charlotte. Hope […]

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That crazy idea that became a reality

November 18, 2012
That crazy idea that became a reality

Have you ever really wanted to do something but had no idea how and weren’t sure it would ever happen? And like me, when you told people about what you wanted to do, you had very little evidence or experience that it would work. And what if within a year, this crazy idea became a […]

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Making the Culture Stick

November 4, 2012
Making the Culture Stick

Below is a post I recently wrote for our company blog at the Center for Intentional Leadership. Enjoy! We were recently at a client dinner when our CEO Mike Whitehead shared an amazing story.  He told us how one morning one of our employees was out in our parking lot as a large company was […]

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Runnin Free with Devon Sibole

August 25, 2012
Runnin Free with Devon Sibole

Below is a new interview with a good friend named Devon Sibole for my series on “Follow your Passion.” Devon has a powerful story that she told me one day on a trail run in California. She really epitomizes the message I want to share with this blog series. Enjoy! Hey Devon, thanks so much […]

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Staying Close to the Soul

July 15, 2012
Staying Close to the Soul

A few people have asked me recently what it is like at my new job at The Center for Intentional Leadership. Well the best way I can describe the new job is that it allows me to stay close to the soul. I truly feel that our company is making a difference in everything that […]

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Joy and Meaning List

June 23, 2012
Joy and Meaning List

One of my favorite exercises from Brene Brown’s book, “The Gifts of Imperfection” was creating a “Joy and Meaning List.” It really helped me align what I was doing with my life with what brought the most meaning and happiness.  As my good friend Carole tells me, it is important to focus on activities that raise […]

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How they let me be me

June 14, 2012
How they let me be me

I recently finished coaching my spring Let Me Run team when my boys all ran a 5K together. They sure are incredible kids, and I learned so much from them over the last seven weeks. It was really one the greatest experiences in my life. So what did I learn from them? I learned the importance […]

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