Archive for June 2017

Tired Mama

Dear Sally - Dragging or Leading

Dear Sally, How do you manage leading that family and that herd at work? It’s a crazy business, Sally, being a working mom! Love, Tired Mama Dear Tired Mama, This question made me pause. I don’t know how to manage a herd and a job because I’m a horse. So all I do is manage…

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Worst Critic

Dear Sally - Dragging or Leading

Dear Sally, Why are we harder on ourselves and those closest to us than we would ever be on any stranger? We are our own worst critics it sometimes feels. Dear Worst Critic, You’ve touched on a really good one here, sweet human. And, I sense that you have some heartache about this. After all,…

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The Grandiosity Trap: Why We Choose the Impossible

We’re inspired to choose the road less traveled and we think it’s what will make us heroic and extraordinary. But have you ever noticed how much trouble we get into along the way? One of my favorite things to do is wander around on horseback with no particular goal. It’s not something that humans do…

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I Made a Bad Hire

Dear Sally - Dragging or Leading

Dear Sally, I need some help! Last year I was promoted to a senior level in my organization. As part of my promotion, I was tasked with creating a new department and hiring someone to lead it. The stakes were high, and I vetted the candidates carefully. I hired someone who came highly recommended, who…

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