In My Shoes Monday with Michele: My New Year’s Resolution? No More Resolutions.

In My Shoes Monday with Michele: My New Year’s Resolution? No More Resolutions.

It’s tempting to look at the new year in terms of starts and stops, the end of one chapter and the beginning of a new one. Instead, I want to encourage you to think of it as a checkpoint, or a time to take inventory of the processes, systems and rituals you’ve taken on in your life. This is a more effective way of approaching another common new year temptation – goal setting without a change in process.

In My Shoes Monday with Michele: Creating a Mindset of Empowerment over Enablement

In My Shoes Monday with Michele: Creating a Mindset of Empowerment over Enablement

I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the concept of giving, and I’ve shared some eye-opening conversations with people who have dedicated their lives to serving others. In one particular conversation, a minister surprised me by saying that giving should not actually be the goal. When we give to someone, the transaction is temporary.

In My Shoes Monday with Michele: Glowing Together – How Collaboration Creates Individual Results

In My Shoes Monday with Michele: Glowing Together – How Collaboration Creates Individual Results

In his book Big Potential, author Shawn Achor sums up the way we look at competition and success: “Society teaches that it’s better to be the only bright light than be in a forest of bright lights.” So, what does this have to do with us?