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Stop Asking for Permission

Stop Asking for Permission

Embrace Being the Boss of Your Own Life Four years ago, I told my husband, Scott, that I wanted to launch my own education consultant business at the beginning of the new year. His response? “You’d give up a stable curriculum director's job and amazing insurance to...

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Your Dream Isn’t Too Big

Your Dream Isn’t Too Big

When You Do the Work, Magic Happens You see that picture? That’s me on stage in front of 1200 educators at Warsaw Community Schools in Indiana. It’s also photographic evidence that dreams really do come true when you work for them … emphasis on work! This was...

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My New Life as an Empty-Nester

My New Life as an Empty-Nester

Learning to Appreciate All the ‘Last Times’ If you’ve been following me on social media at all this year, you’ve probably seen me having little meltdowns about my son, Spencer, leaving for college this fall. I’ve spent the last few months trying to soak up every...

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It’s Not Enough to Have Goals—You Need a SYSTEM

It’s Not Enough to Have Goals—You Need a SYSTEM

How to Shape Your Habits to See Real Change We can be totally honest with each other, right? Good. Because I need to drop a truth bomb on you: There’s a reason you keep failing to reach your dreams and achieve your goals.  It’s because you don’t have a system! I...

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