I’m Tickled BOLD for This New Arrival

Bolder Sisters, I come bringing good news, well actually amazing news! It has finally arrived coming in at 8.3 ounces and 6×9 inches! My newest book, Hello BOLD! The Confidence Guide for Conquering Shyness and Overcoming Fear has been delivered into the world. I am beyond excited to celebrate its launch and share it with you. I still remember when it was just a concept in my … Continue reading I’m Tickled BOLD for This New Arrival

How I Stretched Myself Outside of My Comfort Zone

Hey Bolder Sisters! What a great week. I truly stretched myself last week. I did things I talk about but have always been a little fearful of doing. Let me share a little bit of what I mean. Last week I had to present in all staff meeting. Talk about crazy nervous, I was. Although I didn’t feel as though I did my best (there … Continue reading How I Stretched Myself Outside of My Comfort Zone

Have You Pictured Yourself Succeeding Yet?

Hey Bolder Sisters, This week, and for the next three weeks actually, I will be working on a special assignment on my job. The assignment is one I created after asking questions and looking at the greatest needs of the people the organization serves. While it’s just the second trial run, my anxiety is on overdrive. I keep picturing myself delivering the material and what the … Continue reading Have You Pictured Yourself Succeeding Yet?

In The Room Where it Happens

A couple of months ago my family and I experienced the musical event everyone’s been talking about, Hamilton. I must say I was thoroughly impressed by the talent and the story itself. As with all the movies, concerts and plays I attend, I’m usually looking for my own personal takeaway. There appears to be a message for me almost every time. Hamilton proved not to … Continue reading In The Room Where it Happens

Bolder Sister Spotlight: Shae Peppler, Reporter

You ladies already know how much I enjoy chatting with other bolder sisters. Last week I had the pleasure of speaking with Shae Peppler, a Chicago-based reporter and host who specializes in college football and basketball, for Campus Insiders.  Shae also integrates her expertise on national sports and entertainment news into her stories. Prior to joining Campus Insiders, Shae reported for the Big Ten Network. … Continue reading Bolder Sister Spotlight: Shae Peppler, Reporter

5 Powerful Steps for Overcoming Your Networking Fears

I’m not the biggest fan of networking; it’s awkward for me. I understand the value of making and building connections, I just sometimes wish there was an easier way. I recently said yes to an after work event where networking was a big part of the evening. Throughout the day I kept asking myself “why did you say yes to this?” But deep down I … Continue reading 5 Powerful Steps for Overcoming Your Networking Fears