by elainesuess elainesuess No Comments

Wanna Change It? Just Tweak It!

Okay, here’s a throw back for all you Brady Bunch fans. Of course you remember the “pork chops and apple sauce” episode, but what about the episode that dealt with Peter’s voice changing? The kids, adults, Alice the housekeeper and the whole neighborhood went down to the local recording studio so the kids could make a record. About Peter’s voice. Kind of. The record was all about change. Hmmm.

Just wanted to mention that here because even though that episode is a bit of a “golden oldie” now, the song had an important message that I find applies today.

When it’s time to change, you’ve got to rearrange who you are and what you’re gonna be

There’s no shortage of talk about change, is there? Change is hard. Change is inevitable. Change is us!

So what do we do with that knowledge about change? 

Read more

by elainesuess elainesuess No Comments

Lessons From A Warrior

It’s all Lisa Kaminski’s fault. The link to the Warrior Dash race was in an email she sent to me. I clicked on it, and sufficiently intrigued, I decided it was time to become a warrior!

And even though I love being outside, and being active is a given for me, I’ve never seriously considered running because of the arthritis in my right knee.

However, with the opportunity to jump over fire, walk a plank and make my way through a mud bog, I cast concern for my knee to the wind.

Normally, in business, I would start asking questions like: Read more

by elainesuess elainesuess No Comments

Stick Your Head Under Water

I was at Spring Grove cemetery the other day – a common stopping point for me. It’s beautiful, quiet and my character strength of curiosity is always in full swing there.

I had just finished a short run, and as I was standing by the water, a couple of ducks snuck up behind me. There was no clucking or quacking, but the white duck started looking for something to eat in the green muck. As it searched, Read more