Have a Better-Feeling Conversation with Yourself

I've always been a positive, upbeat kinda Gal, but I can assure you- I have my moments (just not and many as I used to, thanks to coaching).

Back in my less stable, up & down days, my creative mind worked overtime- concocting wild stories about who I was, who everyone else was and how other people saw me (and what they thought about me, and what they said about me, because of course, I was the focus of every conversation,...

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Fall in Love with Lifelong Learning

On Valentine's Day, our minds turn to expressions of love and affection for others. Amidst the flurry of romantic gestures, let's not forget one crucial relationship- the one we have with ourselves. Nurturing this relationship is paramount, and one powerful way to do so is through continuous learning.

As an Entrepreneur for 20+ years, I've experienced firsthand the transformative impact of embracing lifelong learning. It's not...

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Assess Yo-Self

Assessments have become quite popular. Most of us have engaged in some kind of an assessment, whether it's a requirement for work or because it's a popular craze that everyone's doing. From Enneagram and Myers Briggs to DISC and 16 Personalities, people love to share and compare their results.

In this post, I'll dive into the topic of assessments- exploring both the WHAT and WHY. I'll also provide a short list of my 4 favorite...

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New Year's Motivation Waning? Here's a Checklist to Help!

Every year since 2016, I've followed the same routine to plan my life for the year. The planning typically takes me the entire month of January (yes, all 31 glorious days). I like taking time to sit, simmer and sift through all my ideas and options, without forcing or rushing.

Curious what I sit, simmer and sift through in my yearly planning routine?

Well, it's your lucky day! Today, I'm sharing my Yearly Life Planning...

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Four weeks in 2024 and this may be just what you need to stay inspired...

Last week I teased you about sharing the "word of the year" concept. I also shared my Word for 2024 is "INTRODUCING," and it's motivating me to write this (even though I'm on vacation, and what I really want to do is go to bed, but my word is reminding me how excited I am to INTRODUCE my favorite part of yearly planning to YOU).

Without further ado, I'm here to INTRODUCE you to a concept that may be just what you need to stay...

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I forgot my birthday, but there's still time to CELEBRATE!

So much to CELEBRATE- Happy New Year and Happy 4th Birthday to The Roots Group!
I launched my Coaching & Consulting Practice back on January 9, 2020. Truth be told, most people still don't know I have this business. (friends, family, colleagues) I haven't "shared" it (i.e. market consistently based on a comprehensive and well thought-out strategy) as much as I would've liked because...

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The end of a beautiful journey…

The Roots Group is not my first rodeo as a business owner. I’ve had a second business for the past 14 years, until now. With that said, I’m thrilled to share the news:
Since founding Branching Out in 2009, I knew what I was setting out to accomplish. My goal was to build a great company that I could one day pass on to a successor who wanted to “branch out.” (Yes, the company name was strategically chosen...

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An Intentional Pause...

Have you ever felt a little overwhelmed and wished that you could just hit the "pause button" on life? Today, I'm giving myself permission to do just that.

I'm in a season of life that involves significant transitions in multiple areas- for ME (and my family), for BOE (Branching Out Events) and for TRG (The Roots Group). With so much change happening, I've had to get very clear about what is and what is not a priority (my "what...

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Top 4 Topics I Discuss in Consulting Conversations, Part 2

Recently, I shared Part 1 of an article titled the Top 4 Topics I Discuss in Consulting Conversations.  In Part 2, continue to read about how I approach Consulting conversations related to Topic #3: Systems and Processes and Topic #4: Time Management. 

3. Systems & Processes

For Clients who want to talk about stress, overwhelm and challenges related to their Team's performance, a...

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Top 4 Topics I Discuss in Consulting Conversations, Part 1

Recently, I shared an article titled the Top 4 Topics I Discuss in Coaching Conversations. Curious to know the most commonly discussed topics of my Consulting conversations?

In this (2 part) article, I'll be sharing the Top 4 Topics I Discuss in Consulting Conversationsbecause I'm equally passionate about the Consulting work I do with Clients.


1. Employee Management

For most Business Owners, it's...

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