Personal Development

24 May: The Value of Small-Group Coaching from a Participant’s Perspective

If you’re wondering what to expect from an ithrive31® small-group coaching opportunity, watch Beth Strobel’s insights into her own coaching experience. Beth shares the structure of the weekly coaching sessions and her personal takeaways from the experience. Watch the short video and let Beth describe how she benefited from the strategic focus on key coaching concepts and discussions of challenges and…

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24 May: Summer BRITE: 5 Things to Remember When Setting Summer Goals

It’s time to shine. Kick summer off by setting achievable goals that lead to long-term success. Remember, it’s summer, and that brings a different attitude. Your goals should reflect the season and be a springboard into the next. This handy acronym helps you remember valuable concepts as you set your goals, make progress, and achieve milestones throughout the summer. BRITE…

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08 Mar: Lessons from my business: Four years of growth, progress and gratitude.

Four years ago, I started my business. There is so much to reflect on and I feel humbled and honored to be walking this journey. Life is full of opportunities for personal growth, so looking back, here are some of the lessons I have learned.   Year One was about humility. I never thought I had a big ego, but…

Groundhog Day 2021

02 Feb: Will Your Spring Come Early?

GroundHog Day…..   An important day to see what is to come.  Will it be an early spring or six more weeks of winter?  Come on Phil, inquiring minds want to know!   This little rodent makes for a boring day in February a bit more lively, especially for the weather diehards in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.   But here’s a question…

Live in Color

28 Jul: LIVE IN COLOR

Three years ago, I launched ithrive31®, and with it, its bright and colorful brand.  The use of bold colors in the ithrive31 logo and other design materials was intentional, but was in stark contrast with “traditional” organizational marketing materials.  When I shared the look of my brand with my peers in the corporate space, they were not shy with their feedback:…

Coaching for Impact

08 May: Coaching: Moving Forward

Over the last four days, in honor of INTERNATIONAL COACHING WEEK, I have shared real situations where coaching has made a big impact.   Coaching can help you: Get Unstuck – Read Kim’s story on feeling stuck and desiring a new challenge Gain Clarity –Read Joe’s story on working through conflict with his boss Reach New Heights —  Read Bill’s…

Ensure Accountability

07 May: Cindy’s Story: Living Intentionally for Personal Accountability

In honor of INTERNATIONAL COACHING WEEK, every day this week I will be sharing real stories of situations where coaching has made a big impact.   Cindy’s Story:  Cindy is a rockstar professional businesswoman. She is creative, driven and self-motivated. Like most high performers, Cindy does it all and has multiple irons in the fire. Her challenge was staying on top…

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13 Apr: COVID-19 and Working Mother Warrior

It was hard enough before to be a working mom…balancing professional and personal responsibilities, giving our all at work AND at home.  But in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, children are home from school and daycare, we’re working from home alongside our spouses and stress about our family’s and our nation’s health is at an all-time high.  Overnight, we’ve…