Tips for Learning How to Identify Manipulation

Tips for Learning How to Identify Manipulation

I am not naïve to the fact that we live in a fear-driven world; you don’t have to look far to see that it is sorely infected by an epidemic of mistrust. With that being said, I cannot allow my highest and best to succumb under the weight of pessimism and cynicism. I...
Things to Know About Navigating Conflict

Things to Know About Navigating Conflict

As much as we try to escape it, conflict is a part of life. It is connected to every journey we undertake and every relationship that we will have. The beautiful flipside is that we can actually profit from conflict if we utilize it as a resource to catapult us...
How to Recognize Emotional Hijacking

How to Recognize Emotional Hijacking

Emotional hijacking is the condition when a person’s emotions overtake their cognitive reasoning. Scientifically, it is where the reward center of the brain overrides the executive portion of the brain. Put simply, it is when emotions take the wheel. I think about the...
A Pioneer’s Courage

A Pioneer’s Courage

I love the factual accounts of courageous American pioneers as they settled and developed western territories. I learn from the brave instruments of social justice throughout history as well as the behind the scenes stories of present-day leaders who actually care for...
Betrayal: What I Learned

Betrayal: What I Learned

Leadership is about justice and justice is using that leadership (influence) for the good of others. This has been my leadership methodology for years and it has been tested in the fire! Years ago, I was grieving over being taken advantage of over and over again. I...
Come Out of Hiding

Come Out of Hiding

Come Out of Hiding Are You Hiding? Many years ago, Jesus went up on a mountain, sat down, and spoke to the group he was with, “You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a...
Validation, Compliments & Flattery

Validation, Compliments & Flattery

True validation moves beyond words to actions… When they are authentic, complements are a beautiful thing. However, if the words have no worth attached, they are much like water running off a duck’s back. I am honored when someone tells me that I’ve done a good...
The One Thing That Supersedes It All

The One Thing That Supersedes It All

Today I want to share quickly on the one thing that should supersede all else in your life. I have been studying behavioral sciences for over 25 years. I have a true passion to help people to discover their identity and their destiny and how to walk that out freely....
How to Create Healthy Heart Boundaries

How to Create Healthy Heart Boundaries

Learn how to create healthy boundaries in your relationships. Sometimes we feel as though in order to love, we must give our whole heart to every person in our lives. The truth is that granting full access to our heart to everyone is really not loving, healthy, or...
Life is Not Fair

Life is Not Fair

Has your life been fair? Sadly, life has not been fair for any of us. We all have experienced injustices, abuses of power, being taken advantage of. We don’t have to go very far to see that these experiences are not new to us. If you look at the Bible, you see David...

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