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.

Monthly Must-Haves: Everything You Need for New Beginnings This January

Monthly Must-Haves: Everything You Need for New Beginnings This January

You’ve been given the gift of a new beginning – a blank page – for you to make your own luck and pen your story of triumph for the 2021 year. What better “start date” for making your dreams a reality than right now? Here are five things that are helping us embrace new beginnings in 2021.

In My Shoes Monday with Michele: Finding – and Fighting For – Your Home

In My Shoes Monday with Michele: Finding – and Fighting For – Your Home

Fighting for your home is not about winning or losing, but rather the empowerment that comes with not letting fear or excuses get in the way. As we enter into 2021, think about all of the ‘homes’ in your life. What do they offer you? How to they enhance your life? And are you willing to fight for them?

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?