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Dear Sally - Dragging or Leading

Truth Tellers

Sally has been a busy mare today with THREE questions in her grain bucket….She decided to answer them together because the questions are so connected. We have a theme! Dear Sally, 1) Do you have suggestions for how to get the courage to say you are done with a relationship…even when it’s hard? 2) Do…

Dear Sally - Dragging or Leading

Doubting Myself

Dear Sally, What advice do you have for someone who periodically gets a case of the imposter syndrome? Others around me tell me things about myself and sometimes I just can’t see them myself. I’ve been successful in most things I’ve persevered through and enjoy my work! But sometimes I get this feeling like I’ve…

Dear Sally - Dragging or Leading

Mare in Management

Hey Sally, I’ve been with my herd for 6 years, but I have never quite felt like I belong. Sometimes I’m seen as negative more than I “should”. I’ve been told the negative talk is just not good leadership and to put a positive spin on it. I see my words as more realistic and…

Dear Sally - Dragging or Leading


Dear Sally, My boss is asking me to do something I’m not comfortable doing. How do I say no? Dear Uncomfortable, For horses, comfort is a funny thing. We live with and tolerate all kinds of external pressures: wind, flies, predators, fences, humans, humans, humans…. Let me share with you, as a fellow mammal, some…

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Restless & Wondering

Dear Sally, I’m writing to you because I think there’s something wrong with me. I’m a 37 year old woman with a great job. I’ve been working at this company for a few years now, and I’ve been promoted twice. To everyone else it must seem like my career is on track and that I…

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I Think I Just Got Kicked From Behind

Dear Sally, I have an employee who recently challenged me on a decision but in a disrespectful way. His tone of voice, eye contact and posture said “I’m right and and I won’t even listen and consider what you have said”. Even after my repeated attempted to explain why I disagreed with him, his behavior…