My Story and My Why

14 years ago I was laid off from my job. I was an engineer and I will never forget that meeting where they told us that our whole department was being eliminated. It was a total surprised and I felt like I had been punched in the gut.   It was definitely scary but I […]

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Your “Baby”

So I got a message from the universe the other day.  Actually it was a message I had heard before but in a much different context. It was a message I got from the nurse during the birth of my 2nd son.  “Your baby needs you to push now.” I tell the story in this […]

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My Business Manifesto

Why did you start your business? What do you believe in? What do you stand for? These were some of the questions I was recently wrestling with at a recent meeting of the National Speakers Association Colorado Chapter.  The topic was how to stand out from the crowd and it was facilitated by Ava Diamond […]

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My 2nd Triathlon – Where Fear Shows Up

So I did my 2nd triathlon.  Which is kind of shocking since my first triathlon was so horrible that I had to blog about it.  But I couldn’t let the story end there. I signed up for my 2nd one after my friend Sandra sent me an e-mail.  Peer pressure in Boulder is weird.  Come […]

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The Dumbest Thing I Ever Did…So Far

So I signed up for a triathlon.  Before you go jumping to conclusions, signing up was not the dumbest thing.  Lots of people do triathlons.  I love running, I love biking, and I’m a decent swimmer.  So why not? The problem was I signed up for the wrong triathlon.  A horribly terrible yet very scenic […]

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