The Keys To Confidence?

two antique keys are sitting next to each other

Recently I have been speaking to companies, corporations, Associations and individuals about a topic that had not been one that we would publicly speak about. No it’s not sex, drugs, religion or any of the taboo topics.  It’s one that until now, many of us hid…and did it quite well.  The topic is CONFIDENCE and […]

The Value Of Coaching

When I started my company in 2009, one of the first things I did was to understand what I didn’t know how to do. I loved people, I could sell, I wanted to make a difference and always wanted to bring value.  All sounds great so far right? What I didn’t really know how to […]

Business Or Expensive Hobby

  Here’s the scenario…you decide you have something that will solve a solution for others.  You’ve researched the market through surveys, focus groups and lots of connections. This is what you’ve been put here to do and so now you do as Nike as reminded you for decades and you “Just Do It” and voila […]

What If You Had A Secret?

I would bet that at some point in your life, someone told you a secret and told you not to tell anyone. Would you tell? Even your best friend? Or your spouse? Or perhaps a total stranger just to say it out loud? Maybe your pet, or stuffed animal or even your pillow…. Really, would […]

How To Get Your Groove Back!

Have you even been faced with a situation that has just zapped all your energy?  Could be personal, could be professional.  What do you do?  You can’t stay under your blankies for too long.  After all, how do you explain that to your mortgage company or utilities? I had been going along excited and happy […]

Are You In Transition?

According to, transition is “movement, passage, or change from one position, state,stage, subject, concept, etc., to another; change: the transition from adolescence to adulthood.” It seems there is an awful lot of people in transition these days. The most common form seem to be those in a career transition. Either they have been promoted right out of […]

Easing Transition- The F7Group Mantra

It doesn’t seem as if transition is a difficult concept, yet millions of people are struggling with it.  Quite simply transition is defined as movement, passage, or change from one position, state, stage, subject, concept, etc., to another.  It could be from one part of the country to another, from one position in a company […]


The definition of being vulnerable is: Susceptible to physical or emotional injury; Susceptible to attack; Open to censure or criticism.  These are certainly not positive thoughts that you want to have to start your day.  However, I was just sent a video by one of my closest girlfriends that put a new spin on a not so […]

The Top 10 Networking Tips for Women-The Other Side Of The Coin

“They” say that everyday you should learn something. Who are “They” anyway?? In any case, I do agree and I do try and follow that rule in my life whether personally or professionally. Do you know how many people come into your life? How many of them have made an impact on your life? Everyone […]

Top 10 Networking Tips for Women-Zero to Sixty

Recently I was told that I have done more networking in the past 60 days than others have done in 6 months. How else do you get yourself out there? Yes it is based on who you know not what you know…isn’t everything? But, you have to get some skin in the game and that […]

South Bend Revisited

While this blog is about my journey, and I do want it to be in the correct sequence, the next blog or two are a little out of order, but they are too important to hold on to. If you go back and read the post on South Bend, the Final Frontier, you will remember […]

Strike Three…

I’m up at bat-Will you be speaking anywhere locally….Strike One How about a website?…Strike Two Ok then send me a brochure…not even a full count. This was a fly ball right into the outfielder’s mitt. YOU’RE OUT!!! I couldn’t even breathe. I just wanted to curl up under my blankies and call it a day. […]