The Hard Work of Letting Things be Easy

Growing up, straight A’s were the goal. Perfection. Achieving less than that meant not good enough.  Imagine; less than perfect = not enough. Fast forward past school to first job. A perfect performance appraisal was the goal. Secondarily the maximum amount of...

You Make the Rules About What Success Means

My biggest success as a business owner came during a lightbulb moment that shone through me as bright as a carnival spot light. “Mom, I think I know what I was born for,” I spoke the words on the phone and barely sputtered out the last of them before I broke down. I...