September 19, 2018

I have parked The New F Word. Writing it began to feel forced and I am not about that life. I went back to my plan. In the plan was lots of laughter and joy. I found a series of children’s stories. Before my children could read, I would make up stories with them as the...

July 23, 2018

KesSpeaks. Questions for Colleagues:

How have you been able to connect with, learn from so many people and apply that knowledge to being successful?

Being coachable.

What is being coachable?

Being open to feedback and willing to act on that feedback.

Successfully doing yo...

July 16, 2018

KesSpeaks. Turning Your Passion into a Job.

If you want to turn your passion into a job, music producer Carmen Teixeira says you need to start somewhere by creating a routine and sticking to it. “Set aside time each day after work to hustle, even if it is only 30 minute...

July 9, 2018

KesSpeaks Do Your Thing!

Do your thing! Is what I say to clients, friends and strangers striving to grow a business, launch a new idea, or follow a dream. I say it all the time to everyone. It’s my mantra. I say it as though doing your thing is easy.  And it is now that...

January 9, 2018

"Okay, so, they want you, to be the face! The FACE! What does that even mean? Why my face? What face? And how much time do I have to dance around this issue while I find a better face to be the face, instead of mine."

These were my thoughts rushing through my mind as a...

January 6, 2018

Every time I am asked to step into the middle of work I have no business doing, I’d like my response to be, “Man that’s not my gig!” But it’s not. At least not outwardly because, I am a fixer. 

Whether or not you’re a fixer, this happens to all of us. Someone sees you s...

January 2, 2018

What Ls you ask?

The losses, lessons and levels. Losses lessons and levels.

Losses

Some times you need to lose. Losses redirect us. Other times you need to let loose. Let go of what holds you back and release your best, your greatness, your you, into the world. Losses tea...

December 29, 2017

The thing that gets you there will not sustain you.

You’ve got to do more. It’s not about hard work. It’s about putting your heart in it. If you can’t put your heart in it, you shouldn’t be in it.

There is enough passion, purpose and people for all good things to be acco...

December 28, 2017

Rob Bell, my best friend (he doesn't know it yet) introduced me to the Double Down. The dd means standing toe to toe with with your stuff, all of your experiences, doubts, fears, desires, strengths, dreams and weakness and announcing, "This is exactly who I am, that is...

December 19, 2017

Did you know forgiveness can be measured? You can. There are several tools for measuring it.

I took the Heartland Forgiveness Scale self-assessment. My total score was 120. Here's the link. Take the assessment and share your results using your score #HFS120 My Results a...

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