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February 2, 2018

The email came in just after 11 in the morning. “Could you please do this one very important thing that needs to get done today?” My client needed this “tiny” thing that would throw off my entire day and have me stressing to do everything I’d already committed to. Coul...

December 18, 2017

My name is Mel and I am a dead duck in the sea of creativity.  I want to share so much and for the last couple of days I have sat, stared at my screen, and then would go chose a new thing on my Le Tote or decide to email a client or start drinking… just kidding… ok may...

December 1, 2017

The topic of “Self Care” seems to be really hot right now, in fact I was just featured on a recent podcast to talk about it. However this isn’t going to be your typical “Self Care” article. I’m not going to tell you to go get a massage or a manicure, I’m not even going...

November 17, 2017

Vulnerability, this keeps coming up in conversations with either friends/colleagues or clients. Not only the quest of defining it but also the application. How vulnerable do you need to be, especially in this social media driven world? For some reason, down the road, m...

November 3, 2017

What do you think is keeping you from being successful? If you instantly start to blame outside factors or people then, guess what, you will never be successful.  Now, if you are a little pissed at me right now, you have two choices; 1- Stop reading and miss a chance t...

September 8, 2017

“What did you learn over the summer?”  I know all of us have had to do this report for school at least once so I giggled when my mentor asked me to do the same thing.  I haven’t blogged since July because summers with my son are crazy.  Yes we traveled and saw family,...

July 7, 2017

This morning I was listening to a call by my mentor Paul Martinelli and he posed a couple of questions that really caught my attention and got my wheels turning, “Who have you allowed to have a voice in you life?” and “Who have been listening to and WHY?”

Growing up EVE...

May 26, 2017

My 5 year old never ceases to amaze, inspire, and let's be honest, frustrate me.  I know that most parents say that and it's true.  If you really want to see how you can conquer every fear and every goal in your life, you really have to look no farther then your child...

May 19, 2017

For me there are two areas in my life that have the scariest unknowns, starting my own business and dating.  While I have been pretty successful in first, the later has been slowly but surely coming along. I can’t help but think how they are both related and learning h...

May 12, 2017

When did being alone with ourselves and our thoughts become such a scary unknown?  Also, why do we feel we have to justify ourselves when we do?

I have just gotten back from a 10 day adventure through several countries in Europe with a couple of girlfriends of mine.  I...

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