Good leaders know that their people will only truly thrive not when they are pushed to be perfect but when they are encouraged to be their natural best.This is my new obsession for leadership. A complete must read. In my newest journey of learning a new position and world I am reading anything I can … Continue reading A Must Read!
My first stop in the trip involves horses and carriages, fudge, and the best coffee. There is plenty to see and do on an island only 8.2 miles in diameter. Biking, hiking, and horse back riding to name a few. This time around we also tried the nightlife. This island is small, quaint, and calm. … Continue reading Mackinac Island
For the next 11 days I will be blogging the journey of a bucket list discovery. Welcome and come along while I explore Michigan to Maine and back again.
“Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” ~ Lao Tzu When I'm up all night full of doubt, I have a choice. I can get up and try again. … Continue reading Up All Night
Starting a new job is like the next great adventure. The mind of the beginner is empty, free of the habits of the expert, ready to accept, to doubt, and open to all the possibilities. - Shunryu Suzuki (Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind)
I am posting this for Singledust because she wished to see what a song could bring to life for me. Many of my novels come from songs and music. Music adds spice to my life and I appreciate all different kinds. This one came from Lindsey Sterling's Beyond the Veil. To give some context, this girl is … Continue reading Haunting Wilderness: An Excerpt
Below is the beginning of the first chapter of a book I started after an editor suggested I work on description of atmosphere and surroundings. Hope you like it friends! The moon was out brilliant and full. A white circle a quarter of the way up the sky shadowing all stars around it. It … Continue reading Fictional Friday: Man in the Moon
So this afternoon I have my first job interview in over seven years. And I am going into this much like when I buy a car or go on a date. What? How are those related? Well, let's look at all those things we do when interviewing for a job. I am not sure how … Continue reading Job Interviews Are Like Dating
I know what you are thinking... Bee? Two posts in one day? Yep. But this time I am placing out some of my actual fiction. And I want feedback. Even if it sucks! I would really love to hear if that comma is still killing my stories. (Obviously that won't be the only thing killing … Continue reading Two New Beginnings – Excerpts From My Writing