Why I -didn’t- fire my accountant

Long time readers will remember the time I fired my doctor and my bank, and how I am easily irritated at bad presentations, my birthing class instructor, and anyone else who has the audacity to not meet my exact specifications for how life should be handled. (I’m just a teensy bit controlling. But I’m working on it.) read more…


How Good Leaders Handle Stress

When I think back over all the dinner parties, showers, church gatherings and various events I’ve hosted over the years, one stands out as a complete and total disaster: Turkey Day in May. After eight months of parenthood, my husband and I decided it was time to start entertaining again. (I know.) We invited some read more…


Why Group Dynamics Matter (Even in a birthing class.)

If you’ve been hanging around here for awhile then you know I am obsessed with group dynamics. I love reading about it, talking about it, teaching people about it…it’s absolutely fascinating to me. Group dynamics is such a focus for me that it often leads to problems. I don’t enjoy most seminars, for example, because many presenters don’t understand read more…

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