Why Fewer Goals Leads to Greater Success

I always use the last two weeks of each year as a time of reflection. I think about the goals I set the previous year and see if I reached them. I then consider what I want to focus on next year and get busy making a plan and strategizing for the coming year. One… Read On

How to Succeed as a Solopreneur

You want to quit your job and go into business for yourself. Or maybe you’ve been a stay at home parent for a while and you want to start a home-based business now that your kids are in school. Or perhaps you just want to earn some extra money for your family. So you come… Read On

How To Be Happy When Your Life Really Sucks

After I wrote my last article What We Wish For which was all about choosing to be happy, someone asked me a great question. She wanted to know how to be happy when your current life situation wasn’t what you wanted it to be. The answer is, it’s all about perspective and transition. You’ll have… Read On

Wrong path or just a bump in the road?

How can I tell if a negative event is a sign that I’m on the wrong path or just a bump in the road on the right path? – Beth Great question Beth, and it’s an important distinction to make because you don’t want to ignore important signs that you’re on the wrong path, while… Read On

How I got IBM and Kaiser Permanente to Offer Me a Job Without Me Ever Applying for One

I was in graduate school, working towards a master’s degree in Human Factors Engineering, which is the study of the interaction between man and systems. My goal in life at that point was to go work for NASA and help design spaceships that people could live on happily for long periods of time. Yes, I… Read On