Trick or Treat!

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: What an interesting pumpkin! Yes it is. I am creative. Or just bad with a knife. Our neighborhood is usually packed with kids on Halloween. As a child I had to walk many dark blocks and up long walkways (uphill, both ways, with no shoes in snow…) to get a…

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Rules of the Road

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: I moved to ID long ago. Despite nearly 20 years driving I had to take a written exam to get my ID license. I failed the first time, missing 3 of the road signs that I had never seen. I apparently did not know the rules of the road in…

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Bacon, Party of 2….

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Bacon, party of 2, your table is ready. If you follow me you know I report positive examples of leadership, sales and the customer experience. Today, however, I have a rant. I’m sorry. We live in the city. We walk everywhere. We don’t own a car. We buy groceries from…

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Toss The Dice…

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Me and you, and you and me. No matter how they toss the dice, it had to be. The only one for me and you is you and me. So happy together. “She was the perfect employee. I can’t function without her. I can’t believe she quit!” As we talked…

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Breathe Grasshopper….Breathe

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Breathe grasshopper. Breathe. When one of my team gets stressed, I say those words. Friday, one of them used them on me. Priceless. I am waiting on one critical element to be able to go live on my Shock Your Job Search Potential virtual conference. Every step was complete more…

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Will Work for Dignity

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Many moons ago, as a recent college grad, I began my first professional job search. It was frustrating, lonely, and filled with rejection. I was a teacher in a town where no teachers were being hired. After months into the process, panicked about what would happen, someone asked me how…

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Such Bliss…

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: I spoke at the International Spa Association conference and came home with bags of goodies. I am having fun pulling out a new surprise every day or so in order to keep the feeling going, much like a grown-up bag of Halloween treats. One of the exhibits made a particular…

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