6 Ways Being a Mom Makes You a Great Leader

Leadership is having a vision, sharing that vision and inspiring others to support your vision while creating their own. - Mindy Gibbins-Klein Being a mom is a tough job, being a mom and a stepmom is the hardest job I've ever had.  Through cleaning up puke, teaching responsibility, pushing away bad dreams and helping with mean … Continue reading 6 Ways Being a Mom Makes You a Great Leader

8 Ways to Teach our Kids Growth Mindset

Sometimes I get the joy of being an assistant coach at my daughter's basketball practice.  She wasn't having much success getting her free throws to fall, so, I encouraged her to shoot them without jumping to see what happens. Well, you know how well our kids take direction from us...  She weakly and stubbornly 'tried'( aka - didn't … Continue reading 8 Ways to Teach our Kids Growth Mindset

Playground Wisdom

The stories I hear from my girls about the stuff that happens on the playground angers me sometimes.  I hate that they are faced with nasty speaking kids, ridiculous drama, friend battles, the pull of people trying to convince them they aren't enough and a list of challenges they aren't sure how to overcome.  Seriously, … Continue reading Playground Wisdom

Book Suggestion – Leading When You’re Not In Charge

This book is one of the best books I've ever read!  At work and at home and with God's mission in mind - I ask this question constantly.  I realize the market is full of leadership books, but this one - it's a game changer! Clay is funny, smart, inspirational and within the first chapter … Continue reading Book Suggestion – Leading When You’re Not In Charge