The Move From Perfection To Being Real – A Working Mom’s Story (Part 3)

The Move From Perfection To Being Real – A Working Mom’s Story (Part 3) I’m sitting outside a coffee shop, sipping some fine English Breakfast. I have lavender essential oil on my wrists, and I’m taking deep, contented breaths while enjoying the relaxing scent and the sunny fall day. Sylvia 2.0 operates quite differently than […]

The Move From Perfection To Being Real – A Working Mom’s Story (Part 2)

The Move From Perfection To Being Real – A Working Mom’s Story (Part 2) “You can’t burn the candle at both ends.” “It’s okay to lower your standards.” “You need to rest.” I have heard these phrases countless times throughout adulthood. Friends and family, and most of all, my husband, have lovingly encouraged me thus. […]

The Move From Perfection To Being Real – A Working Mom’s Story (Part 1)

The Move From Perfection To Being Real – A Working Mom’s Story (Part 1) The day I discovered I was pregnant, I was in shock. My husband ran laps around the house cheering, and I fluctuated between excitement and utter overwhelm. The shock lingered over the next few weeks, and then I began to do […]

How To Be More Strategic

Operational excellence is necessary, but it is not sufficient to achieve superior and sustained long-term performance; operational excellence is the behavior of performing operational tasks and activities better than your competitors.  The reason pursuing operational excellence is not enough to sustain long-term results is that it creates an endless cycle of chasing competitors and emulating […]

How to Manage Stress in Uncertain Times

We live in a country where over 75% of our population experiences daily stress. That statistic only goes up when we go through times of worry and uncertainty such as now. Because of this, I want to share with you some stress management tips and routines that can help you think more clearly and respond […]