Spark Insights

…Home of the Brave

…Home of the Brave

I’m writing Monday morning as is my new habit. I met with my business support manager, Kathleen, already. She keeps my big picture brain focused and on task. She reminds me of the things I need to think of next, and holds me accountable to the due dates I set with...

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Reignite your 2020 Vision at Half-Time

Reignite your 2020 Vision at Half-Time

I’m a Lark, meaning I’m an early riser and my best time of day is in the morning.  If I need to be creative and focused, morning is my time of day.  I hit my energy trough about 2:00 pm.  Earlier this week, I was in my thinking chair with my coffee and my journal when...

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Focusing Forward

Focusing Forward

This morning I had the joy of being a presenter at the quarterly training of Women in Leadership Nexus Group.  I met Carrie Majewski, founder and creatrix, about 2 years ago.  We’ve circled each other for the same amount of time before we finally made the connection. ...

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What is “NORMAL” anyway?

What is “NORMAL” anyway?

What is "NORMAL" anyway? Let’s start with the definition: Normal: (adj) conforming to the standard or the common type; usual; not abnormal; regular; natural (adj) approximately average in any psychological trait, as intelligence, personality, or emotional adjustment...

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Necessary Endings

Necessary Endings

Last week I talked about re-newing and starting a new chapter… Let’s talk about it from the opposite side… the necessary endings. As you begin something new, you are also ending something old.  Something familiar, something comfortable.  With all growth, stepping out...

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Re-opening, Re-starting, Re-newing

Re-opening, Re-starting, Re-newing

This picture was taken last year at one of the quarterly intensives I attended in Bristol, RI with my coach Jeannie Spiro.  We took three days out of our schedules and went off-site to work ON ourselves and our businesses.  We did an exercise of releasing some...

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