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5 Things Successful (and Happy) People Don’t Do

You don’t have to be successful to be happy, but if you’re happy then consider that a success. Here are five things successful people don’t do to have both. We all want to be successful. Many of us work hard for more money, status, and/or visibility assuming it will lead to the good life. While more of this stuff might mean more “success,” it can come at a great cost. Without checking in with ourselves, we can forget that more success doesn’t always mean more happiness and end up feeling anxious, disillusioned, or burned out. Add to this all the uncertainty we’re navigating and we end up grasping for things to control and freaking out about the things we can’t. That’s why I became a coach and a facilitator. As you’ll read here, I’m heavily invested in helping people be both

(Event) Women’s Leadership Conference at Mount Saint Mary’s, September 15th, 2018

Leadership isn’t for a moment. It’s for a lifetime. Join me at Mount Saint Mary’s University’s 2018 Women’s Leadership Conference, and discover what it takes to lead consistently, effectively and in times of change.

Bring Your Whole Self To Work

Are you ready to unlock more creativity, build stronger relationships, and improve your work performance? The lines between our personal and professional lives are blurred more than ever these days.  Whatever is happening to us outside of work – whether stressful, painful, or joyful – follows us into our work.

Resources and Inspiration

Amy’s Resources and Inspirations

What moves me, calls me to action and serves as the source of my inspiration you ask?  This!!

“Failing Forward” – my speech to UC Berkeley’s incoming students

My concern was not unfounded.  This is a big, and NEW, important topic for Cal.  A university that prides itself on its excellence now asks students to fail??  Pretty noteworthy

How To Overcome Your Willpower Limit

How does one push through hard conditions? Why is it strong some days and weak on others? Can we expand our supposed willpower limits so we can achieve/experience more of what’s desired and live the “good” life?

Overcome Exhaustion (and not with sleep)

This may be a way to understand exhaustion that actually makes a difference. Sleep deprivation, or exhaustion, is an epidemic we’re all familiar with. We subconsciously (if not consciously) celebrate it as an achievement, as if being overly scheduled somehow conveys just how valuable we are. The speed at which things are happening and the need to keep up are running us all ragged. But is it really the stuff out there – people, life, things, process, timing, and circumstances – that’s wearing us out? I’ve always been super interested in why certain friends of mine can’t function under 9 hours of sleep and others are continually making magic on 4. Since reflecting on exhaustion and what contributes to mine, I’m thinking there’s more to the equation than the simple input of quality sleep. There are periods when I’m intensely engaged and scheduled to the brim with endless energy despite little