Hurting while being thankful Nov 24, 2022

For some, including myself, the thankfulness I feel for the people in my life and my opportunities this year accompanies hurt and sadness. Perhaps this is not a predictable take a blog of thankfulness includes, however it is reality right now when many of us reflect inwards and within...

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Coaches, from me to you... Thank you! Oct 06, 2022

It is tempting to stay angry at sports right now, especially in light of the state of sports and the abuse of power coaches have exemplified for far too long. 

However, it is more tempting to keep going in making what is wrong, now right. To work and showcase all the good coaches can bring...

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The horrifying truth is no surprise Oct 05, 2022

The Yates report dropped on the NWSL and I froze. My body and mind has known the reality for so long, yet I still sat almost numb to what the report was telling us. 

The Guardian reached out quickly to see if I could provide a response to the report, as they had known of my cooperation with...

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Fearlessly pursing action to be better tomorrow May 25, 2022

Awaking with the thoughts of yesterday's mass shooting at the elementary school in Uvalde, Texas in the middle of the night and this morning was heavy. Heartbreak, anger, and guilt were the emotions I sat with as I lay on the couch at 2:00 am with my daughter laying next to me...

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Confidence, the ultimate desire May 16, 2022
The most often desired trait in self improvement.... INCREASED CONFIDENCE.
 
Confidence comes from experiences that can cite success and elicit self pride, regardless of the desired or intended outcomes.
 
HOWEVER, most of us forget to reflect on our successes or even redirect...
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One year ago Apr 01, 2022

One year ago today, Fearless & Capable's pilot program launched and we invited our first sets of mentors and mentees into the program. The month of prep leading into the pilot program, I was a nervous wreck.

  • Is this program ready for real people to experience?
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But what if it is possible... Mar 16, 2022

The desire to explain away the possibility in life is strong. So strong that it often pulls us away from dreaming and visualizing all the 'could be' opportunities in our life....  

What if it is possible to hold that position or title? 

What if it is possible to lead that...

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International Women's Day | Break the Bias Mar 08, 2022
March 8th is International Women's Day and we globally celebrate the social, economical, political, and cultural achievements of women. In joining into the movement set forth by internationalwomensday.com, I am focused on the efforts to BREAK THE BIAS. You can read more about the movement to...
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Women's History Month Mar 02, 2022
My daughter is looking over my shoulder as I write this email, and she just simply, defiantly, and confidently stated "Mom, I am historic".
I had another direction for this email, but when she said that, my mind took to the accountability we all share in helping girls and young woman to hear,...
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My chat with Gary Feb 17, 2022
Gary invited me to join his Modern Soccer Coaches podcast a few weeks to talk about the hot topic of work life balance. We discussed a number of areas regarding the career of coaching and how it filters into many other aspects of our life.
 
In my opinion, those involved in the profession...
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Owning it Feb 09, 2022
As I finished Brené Brown's, Dare to Lead, on the ride to work this morning, this quote at the end stuck out for so many ways.
 
Owning our fear..... YES! Fearless is about acknowledging, owning and facing the fears you have AND still taking that step forward. Each day is a mix...
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Olympics & the lack of representation in female coaches and officials Feb 04, 2022
The opportunity to watch the Winter and Summer Olympics are always exciting. Celebrating the performances of each athlete... tearing up at the stories of resilience... smiling at the shots of their support network in attendance ... and my new favorite, catching every moment they point the camera...
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