The rising tide lifts all boats

Rising tide
We look to leaders to drive results, to set the tone for an organization’s culture, to think strategically, and use high levels of discernment and judgment to ensure they are setting and maintaining the best possible path forward. Cultivating high performance habits, and demonstrating the discipline of leadership throughout one’s career is no small feat. However,  even those high standards...

Ganbatte! (Go for it)!

Ganbatte
I’m a sucker for juicy words, particularly  words that sum up a great thought in a simple and clever way. Oftentimes the best words, are not in our mother-tongue…enter Ganbatte! Ganbatte is a Japanese word that essentially means “go for it”! I’ve heard it tossed into conversations among my Japanese friends, peppering notices of big projects, promotions, life events, etc....

Ode to Mom

Mother
Mother’s Day is a more complex holiday than our brunch and flower-filled culture gives it credit for. I love the idea of celebrating motherhood. But if you peel back the curtain on this day of card-giving and perfume, there is quite literally blood, sweat, and tears. It is a day to celebrate the best of humanity. The love of mother...

Clarity- What it is, and why you need it!

Clarity
Clarity.  When I’m talking about what it means to seek out, and maintain a High Performance lifestyle, there are a couple of key concepts that are foundational to this whole process. Clarity is not just a zen-like state, or the latest candle scent at Bath and Body Works. Clarity is an often-neglected, but critical component of an up-leveled life. Most...