plants and people are a lot alike.

Succulents are all the rage lately. The thing about succulents is that they are kinda like a crockpot – set it and forget it. Because succulents are desert plants they are meant to thrive with minimal attention. When you love a succulent too much you kill it. The trick is to water it and wait….

Thriving or Surviving?

A mutual friend recently told me, “You can’t thrive when you’re tired.” That hit me. She continued to say, “You’ll never reach your full potential until you get restored.” Talk about a punch in the gut. While I’m sure she has a lot more to say to me, that was all I could handle. Without…

Stop Shying Away

It recently hit me that sometimes it’s hard to believe we’re a founder of something, of anything. That thing could be a company, or a networking group, a book club, or a newsletter. You get the point. 😉 The side-hustle to CEO behavior and brain shift that happens is a hard one to comprehend. It’s…

How To Document Well

In the world of alternative education, you are what you document. That’s why it’s so important to document the work that you do well. Here are my favorite tips on how to document things thoroughly, so they can be an effective way to leverage the skills and knowledge that you have. 1) What do you…

Think Like A Freak

Reading a critical source in life. It can bring us joy, sadness, hope, fear, and most of all information. Now I’m not saying that everything you read is the best source of information, but if you’re reading the right stuff, congrats! You’re getting awesome information. I wanted to talk about one of my new favorite…