March 26, 2021

What’s Your Emotional Kryptonite?

When I first moved to Indiana 9 years ago, it was quite a change.  I went from working full-time outside of the home to working part-time […]
November 5, 2020

Why You Should Practice Gratitude

Can you believe Thanksgiving is almost here? As we look back on this very stressful year, it often feels difficult to be thankful, but I’m taking […]
October 22, 2020

How to Support Your Team’s Mental Health

2020 hasn’t made it easy to stay JoyPowered®. What with the pandemic, systemic racism, elections, and everything else this year has thrown at us, most Americans […]
October 8, 2020

5 Reasons to Provide Employees With Consistent, Transparent, Immediate Feedback

Your best employees may be searching for a new job right now. You might be thinking, “No, that can’t be true. My team is happy; why […]
February 13, 2020

Celebrating Anniversaries: Creating Work Relationships that are JoyPowered®

This year I celebrate 3 important anniversaries: 31 years of marriage to my better half Tim, 5 years working at Purple Ink, and 10 years since […]
January 16, 2020

Gratitude for the Year Ahead with Intention Setting

2020 came so quickly – how can it possibly be the year 2020? I can distinctly remember ringing in the year 2000; I’ll admit I didn’t […]
November 28, 2019

Find Joy in Authenticity

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the US. It affects approximately 40 million adults in the United States, meaning 18% of our population […]
November 14, 2019

Divisiveness: Are We Embracing It or Encouraging It?

Certainly, divisiveness is a hot topic right now. In the last couple of weeks, I’ve heard several conference speakers talking about it, it was discussed at […]
October 31, 2019

The Joy of Learning

According to CliftonStrengths®, one of my top 5 strengths is Learner. I recently had the privilege to attend a local conference held by Lessonly; a proud […]