Go Where You Are Wanted

Last week, I had the pleasure of trying to invest energy back into a relationship that had gone through a rough patch last year. Prior to the rough patch, the relationship meant a lot to me, so I went into the conversation with an open heart. I allowed myself to be vulnerable and hopeful. Unfortunately, […]

I Cannot Be an Entrepreneur

“My position was cut on Friday. Now, I am not sure what I want to do. I feel like I could finally do my own thing, but at the same time, I am just not sure I’m cut out to be an entrepreneur.”  This is a narrative I have heard over and over again in […]

I Am Not Too Busy

NOTE: I started writing this blog in February 2020. It is now April 2020, and so much has changed… but even though I am now sheltering in place away from my office and my team, the message still rings true. So I decided to finish it. Here’s how my “business” got me in trouble. While […]

Want More Energy? Start Set Boundaries

It was 9 AM on Christmas morning when my phone rang. It was my old boss. I knew she had been struggling with her team as well as financially and had been working overtime. Today, Christmas Day, she could not access the computer system at the office. So she called me. She called me because:  […]

Just Do It? Sort of

I recently had a client tell me, “I finally listened to you and stopped my cycle of researching and planning. I just did what we had been talking about. Guess what!? It worked!” Are you a researcher or a planner like my client? I confess I am a total and complete planner. My mother-in-law jokes […]

What is Burnout?

Burnout is when your tank is completely empty. In more clinical terms, it’s when you are experiencing a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress.  You may have heard someone say “I am totally burned out!” Or you may have experienced this state of being yourself. Sometimes individuals blame […]

[LIVE ALERT] Podcast: Get A Grip On Life Interviews Our Very Own, Bunny Young!

ABP Podcast - Get A Grip

[LIVE ALERT] Podcast: Get A Grip On Life Interviews Our Very Own, Bunny Young! Ep 69 – Coach, Speaker – Self-fullness, Boundaries and Horse Talk with Bunny Young Bunny Young followed her fiancee to China, became a stuntwoman, has worked as a therapist, is now a coach, and has become an advocate for service animals. […]

It Doesn’t Hurt to Ask.

After careful strategizing and planning, my business partner (for Coaches HQ) and I ran into a brick wall. For six weeks we tossed around ideas, interviewed candidates, and tried to stay positive while we wracked our brains to find a way forward.  While we tried to work through the roadblock, I also happened to have […]

Five Fantastic Lessons I Learned from Business Failure.

Very recently, a business of mine failed, just 1 month after the grand opening. I wish I could tell you this was a first for me, but it wasn’t my first business failure. And I can almost promise you it will not be my last. Though there were business partners involved in this particular situation, […]

FAQ: Transformational Business Book Recommendations

7 Transformational Books Recommended by RVA Business Leaders Outside In by Harley Manning EntreLeadership by Dave Ramsey You are a Badass by Jen Sincero How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferris The 3 Gaps by Hyrum W. Smith Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi Watch LIVE […]