Author Archives: Lee Atherton

Out of the Mouths…

Usually we end that with “of babes” at those times when our young children say the funniest, most embarrassing, or cutest things.  Be careful – it doesn’t go away.   My young adult daughter is visiting this evening and as she … Continue reading

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Why You Should Fail More Often

“What?!  Who wants to fail?  Failure’s not a good thing, is it?”  I’m not sure about you, but when someone first told me to fail often, that was my response.  I heard the disdaining voice in my head saying, “You’re … Continue reading

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Summer Time Dreams – Create Spectacular Memories

It’s June 4th and summer is right around the corner.  The pace of our day to day life tends to slow down; kids are out of school; vacations are coming up.  How will you plan your summer so the time … Continue reading

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Public Speaking at Its Best

I read a post from a coaching colleague today.  Here’s what he said:  “Public speaking is the number one fear of most people on earth. It scares them more than the prospect of death!!”   Is this you?  If so, … Continue reading

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Becoming a Master Juggler

“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony.” – Thomas Merton Have you ever asked a mom if she feels balanced in life?  If she has enough time to do everything she’s … Continue reading

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Energizing Self-Care

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with much to be thankful for as you reflected over the last year. This year my holiday changed significantly from years past, and I was left on Thursday to spend the day … Continue reading

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Thanks Even in the Hard Times

Next week we celebrate Thanksgiving here in America.  This tradition from the days when settlers and Native Americans came together to give thanks for the abundance of food from the earth.  It’s a time for us today to consider all … Continue reading

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The CrossRoads Series – Top 10 Ways to Cope with Job Transition

Job transitions can be stressful!  Change can come in many ways – you’ve been laid off, picking up the pieces when others in your department have been laid off, you have a new boss,  or you’re out in the job … Continue reading

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