The Scientific Benefits of Having a Good DHQ


My name is Aly, and I’m a hugger. My primary love language is touch and hugging is how I constructively meet that need within my family and friends. As technology allows us to live more and more in virtual relationships without ever needing a physical presence, I think hugging is becoming a lost art. We [...]

Confidence Is The Cornerstone To Success


Do you have big ambitions that you feel are so hopelessly far from achievable that you don’t even have it in you to take a single step? Do you find yourself so stuck on where to start that you resign yourself to never getting there? This post is a follow up to my Execution Epidemic [...]

Is Your Business Stuck In Start-Up Mode?


Is your business stuck in start-up mode, unable to get past that initial growth phase you experienced in the very beginning? You know, that feeling like something is just stuck and not matter how hard you work or what you try you can’t seem to get to what you just know is possible? It’s not [...]

I Did It! Setting Goals That Work


How many times have you tried setting a goal and in spite of your best efforts, not gotten there? I think we all have. The frustration and self-deprecation that follow can make being at the bottom of an avalanche seem like a good day. When you have this experience often enough, you eventually stop setting [...]

The Grass Isn’t Greener Over There


Travel provides the extraordinary privilege of perspective. Today, I saw the world from the sky and land as I flew to Calgary, AB for a week with fabulous clients. As the plane approached the runway flying over Calgary, I was taken by how brown the city looked. Having lived there for 18 years, I wasn’t [...]