• Business,  leadership,  Responsibility

    Letting Go of Control

    Letting Go Of Control

    AlAs much as we’d all love to take control of everything in our lives, we soon learn that many things are simply out of our realm of control. When I decided to build an online health and fitness business, I had so many pulls on my time that I had to modify and bring back a tool I used in my early adult years to cope with my way of being. The major committments that currently pull on my time and energy include: 1. My new business – I am learning a new way of thinking, and using technology to get it going. 2. My family – I occasionally help…

  • Business,  leadership,  Responsibility

    Taking Full Responsibility Creates Growth

    Taking Full Responsibility Creates Growth

    From a young age, I learned to be pretty self sufficient. My parents divorced when I was 6 and I had to learn to cook in the third grade. My brother and sister came along right around then, so I started watching them. I didn’t always want to be in charge, but it just happened. If anything went wrong, I took full responsibility and dealt with consequences and noticed it began to create growth in my life. During my college years, I became president of the Civil Engineering honor society and created many fun and new activities. Even then, I didn’t really look at myself as a leader or really…