Don’t Participate in Quitter’s Day!

While I'm not a big supporter of New Year's resolutions, I never want to be called a quitter! How about you? Watch this video to find out about "Quitter's Day" and how you can rebel against it!

How To Know If You’re Burning Out

I believed that what I was experiencing were signs of approaching burnout, but it turns out that I was already over the edge and what I was experiencing were SYMPTOMS of burnout that consumed me mentally and physically. If you're wondering what burnout's early signs look like before you've crossed over, be sure to watch this week's video.

Trapped at a Dead-End

I'm frequently asked, "Colleen, what can I do if I'm feeling burned out or stuck yet I can't leave my job?" I wondered the same thing immediately after I crashed that December evening in my office! For the several months of post-burnout recovery, I felt like I couldn't leave my position. Our family built a life primarily based upon my income, so unless we were willing to completely change that, I would need to figure out how to take control of my current situation. If you're feeling stuck, in this week's video I provide you with one practice to implement that will get you unstuck.

You Have a Hand in Burnout

Though it's been several years since I first-hand experienced burnout, I will never forget the pivotal moment, or the feeling of drowning every day for months, or the fear I felt that at any moment Matt, my husband, would pack up our kids and leave me.  I know what you may be feeling right now as we've seen burnout escalate recently for many. Over the past couple of weeks I shared that organizations and leaders have a hand in burnout along with one tip that could support you. This week, I have one effective tip for YOU to get a handle on your work and life before you hit burnout. Be sure to watch this video so you can take control of your life today!

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Quit

Women left the workforce at higher rates than men in 2020 and many more are considering doing so in the near future - something they would've never considered the year prior. I know first-hand what this feels like as I experienced my own #burnout at the end of 2013, where I initially believed my only option was to quit my job if I were to save my family and my health. If you're like me and many of the other working women, I encourage you to pause and reflect on these three questions before making a decision to quit!

Take a Day Off Ferris Bueller Style

In the 1986 John Hughes hit movie, Ferris Bueller skips a day of high school to spend it in the city of Chicago. While I'm certainly not suggesting to become a young delinquent, I do believe Ferris was onto something here! Find out why in this week's video!

Let’s Stay Connected!

I didn't realize how important connections were to me until they were physically removed in 2020. As I've gone back to many of my pre-pandemic routines, I've been able to re-establish those connections, but I know many have not been able to. Find out more about how you can make connections and help others in their own journey to reconnect!

When You Believe Things Aren’t Fair

In work and life, you've witnessed others receive things that not everyone else has. Maybe you or others felt at times that those situations weren't fair. Well, as employees return to the office, you will see more and more of this, where some will have different accommodations than others. How will you handle this for yourself or for your team as a leader? Watch this week's video to see how fairness can be shifted.

Finding Time for Self-Care

Just quit! Yes, I'm actually telling you to quit! But what if you have a dream, a vision, a big goal? How could you possibly quit? Watch this week's video to find out why it's important to quit if you really want to achieve your dreams!

Sometimes You Just Have to Quit

Just quit! Yes, I'm actually telling you to quit! But what if you have a dream, a vision, a big goal? How could you possibly quit? Watch this week's video to find out why it's important to quit if you really want to achieve your dreams!