Empower Excellence is Changing…

Happy Friday…Happy Weekend!  June is here, and it is 3 months since I have moved to Oberlin, but who am I and what is Empower Excellence now!  Empower Excellence remains focused on financial transitions: career, personal, and lifestyle.  It also remains more focused on networking for women as they make career transitions:  the award-winning regional […]

Feeding My Soul More Than My Body…

Today is the last day of May!  It is the end, and it is the beginning, in many ways.  Tomorrow, June 1, begins a new journey for me…the personal melding with the professional business of kindness not only to others but also to me.  The professional, Empower Excellence, is more focused than ever.  One-to-one coaching […]

Do Tree Houses Have Air Conditioning?

Please do not get me wrong.  I really love the United States, especially when we are singing patriotic songs on holidays and at baseball games…it always tears me up.  I have been involved in government for many years in my past.  I was involved when it was a little less ugly.  I grew up saying […]

The Sexy “Spending Plan”…

When we talked yesterday about financial self defense for women, we touched on an emergency fund with other affectionate names such as the FOF.  I will let you figure that one out for yourself.   Over the years, there has been much discussion about “paying yourself first”.  Well, that is the Emergency Fund, that is […]

You Were Born to Inspire…

Yes, YOU were born to inspire.  And to inspire requires certain character strengths: Courage Persistence Guts Wisdom The Universe wants you to have a dream, and that takes courage.  The Universe urges you to visualize your dream, and that takes persistence.  You and The Universe can move you towards your dream, and that takes guts. […]

What A Little Snow Can Do!

We have had a very mild Winter in Northeast Ohio for the first time in three years!  But still, there are surprises… This morning snow was predicted, and wind, and maybe rain, and maybe ice.  You just never know in this northern tundra once Winter is announced.  Everything seemed to be ok when I woke up, […]

Working the Flow!

You will always find your place.  Rather your place will find you!  And when that happens, you are in the flow…you are working what is yours to work without expectations and with joy!  Thinking too much will knock you out of the flow.  And just when you are about to give up on your mission, something […]

Just Quit!

If things are not going your way, just quit!  Really!  It is natural to doubt yourself.  You are not always going to feel the high of the future that happens when you do vision boards–those wonderful activities where you cut and paste in real life creating what you think you want, at least at that […]