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Did you know that your heart beat vibrations can be felt up to eight feet in front of you? This means that people can feel you before they see you. We are literal walking experiences for those around you. How they experience us determines what they think because it shapes the stories in their mind. […]

What you think of me is none of my business

You can choose to react. Or you can create.

In choosing your response, you are also choosing your feelings. And if you capture this control, you can control your life.

Go live your life independent of what others think!

The Seven Freedoms

Goal setting takes many shapes and forms, but when it comes to our family, we envision our future according to what we call the Seven F’s of Freedom.

The Best Leaders Tell Themselves the Best Stories

For the 50th episode of our Drama Free Living podcast, we returned to a topic we frequently cover when it comes to all things leadership. And that is the topic of the power of the stories we tell ourselves. When we last wrote on the subject on the blog, we talked about it from the […]

Mastering the art of Delegation

Recently on the Drama Free Living podcast, our COO and Executive Coach Nancy Benavides joined us to discuss her years of experience mastering the art of delegation. Nancy’s career has spanned North America, including a stint as operations liaison for McDonald’s of Colombia–the country, that is. After her “corporate” career, Nancy shifted gears into what […]

Time and Attention is All We Have–Are You Giving it to the Right People?

Dennis and Lisa McIntee

Recently, we saw a quote circulating on social media saying, “If you or I die tonight, there might be ten people who will care deeply for 10-15 days. Focus on those people.” Admittedly this sounds dark, but it is also an extremely helpful rubric to help us gut check how we are spending our time.  […]

How to Remote Work and Maintain Your Culture

Zoom Call

Nearly two years ago, we were all scrambling to identify what a remote work environment could look like for the first time. Home office supplies flew off the shelves. Business casual attire was replaced by sweat pants and ‘top half only’ looks. Zoom and Peloton stock exploded. We approached this strange season with a combination […]

The Marriage Series: Money, Time, and Credit for Good Deeds

If you talk to any young couple wrapping up premarital counseling, the odds are pretty good that they talked about finances and expectations surrounding time during one or two sessions. The reasoning is simple. Prior to entering into a shared life, we are used to making decisions based on our own preferences and whims. As […]

Three ways to communicate better with your spouse

Whether you are early in your marriage, a seasoned veteran, or a young couple just starting out, communication is one of those things that always needs work. During the holidays, relationships often experience strain from familial pressures, overbooked calendars, and financial stress. Ultimately, we all have many balls we are juggling as we balance being parents, […]

We Wish you a Drama Free Holiday Season

It is the most wonderful time of the year, according to every carol we know…but sometimes the holidays are actually the opposite: full of drama and chaos because of time spent with families. That’s why we created Seven Days of Drama Free Holidays to keep the drama out of the holiday season and keep the season merry and bright. 

Are you stuck in frustration?

Are you stuck in frustration? Wasting time reacting to others instead of focusing on what matters most?

The Trigger Identifier™ is a six step proven process to help you become less reactive and more strategic. Because every problem has an emotion attached to it, you can get stuck in an endless cycle of stress and drama. But when you understand your triggers, you’ll harness the power of your emotions faster and easier.