What story do you need to let go of?

I love what I do! I really do. Not blowin’ smoke at ya. I get the privilege of helping leaders around the globe become the BEST and HIGHEST versions of themselves so they can beautifully influence and impact all those they serve. Including themselves. Yep, it’s one of the big reasons I smile. A LOT…. View Article

1 question to ask yourself the next time you get triggered

I’m still reflecting on this month’s call. With everything going on in the world, I’m witnessing more and more how so many of us REACT through old filters, rather than responding to the present moment. Take a deep breath the next time you’re quick to get triggered or quick to feel resistant or defensive. How… View Article

Helpful tips & strategies for letting go

Well that was a blast! It’s so VALIDATING to connect with other women who say, “Oh, yeah, that’s hard for me too!” So many times we feel like we’re the only ones. Yesterday’s conversation was fun, funny and oh-so-helpful. The level of engagement was HIGH and wow, did we cover a lot of helpful tips… View Article

What does “letting go” look like?

DOH! Well, that was a dumb-ass move. Can you relate?! Look, we’re all human. We all make mistakes. We all misstep, but sometimes forgiving ourselves is not so easy. Sometimes we beat ourselves up. Unnecessarily so. TOMORROW, we’re talking all things LETTING GO & SELF-FORGIVENESS. Here’s a sneak peek into what I’m sharing in tomorrow’s… View Article

Tools to make letting go easier & less stressful

We’re sippin’ as we connect with “sass” this month! Ann Landers, the famous advice columnist once shared, “Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.” What a brilliant and… View Article

HOW to let go physically, mentally and emotionally

In this Coffee, Cocktails and Conversation class we’re exploring HOW to let go. The term “letting go” is tossed around quite a bit…but what does it even mean? Sure, we can let go of outfits that don’t fit or old receipts we no longer need, but what about the desires and hopes for fitting back… View Article

How to let go of what no longer serves you

For some of us, letting go is hard. Sometimes, it’s really hard. And for anyone who can clean out a closet faster than Marie Kondo, letting go isn’t just about that pair of jeans. Which are you? A. Letting go is easy peasy. The lighter the better. B. Letting go can be easy and hard…. View Article

Ever have a hard time with letting something or someone go?

What’s stirrin this month? Letting Go & Self Forgiveness! Ever have a hard time with the thought of letting something or someone go? You’re not alone! I get it! There are so many things we might need to let go of: Chaos and confusion. A prior relationship. That pair of jeans. That expectation. A loss…. View Article

A GREAT Way to Retain Top Talent

Hey, there! AmyK here with a simple & brilliant question to help you retain your top talent after a crazy nineteen months. What does your workforce need in order to feel loyal and operate at a sustained level of high-performance? Watch this video to find out. Hugs, AmyK Investing in and retaining top talent is… View Article

What it means to be whole

Superheroes need to sleep. Planes need to land. Cars need to refuel or recharge. So do you. Imagine, taking the time and space to give yourself the gift of wholeness and peace. My Mastermind Program, She Gets It starts September 14th. Why should you join? Because it’s all about the most important conversations you can… View Article

3 great questions to encourage you to take a risk

Hey, there! AmyK here! I’m in the middle of a huge move, and I came across 3 questions that I tore out of a magazine years ago. They are great questions for encouraging us to step out and take a risk, even when it’s easier to avoid the discomfort. Watch this quick video for some… View Article

What does “aging with attitude” mean to you?

The term “aging gracefully” is tossed around quite a bit… but what does it even mean? Sure, we can exercise, eat fruits and veggies, refrain from smoking, limit our alcohol intake and ensure we all go to our graves well-preserved, but what about the art of living well and fully for a long time? Aging… View Article

How women flourish in an anti-aging culture

Cheers to your bad-ass Self! Yesterday we had an INCREDIBLE conversation about aging, and whoa! We covered a HUGE spectrum of issues and laughed and cried and got realz!!! There’s so much pressure on HOW we age. How we look. How we sound. What we do. What we’ve done. Personally, I think we need to… View Article

1 tip for dealing with a past mistake

Last week I was awake at 2am ruminating on past transgressions. Can you relate? My ‘lovely’ brain decided it needed to review a few not-so-hot things I did or said in years prior. It wasn’t a super long list, but it was an incriminating one. We’ve all got ‘em. AND, it’s not who we are…. View Article

2 Facts Every Biz Leader Needs to Know

Two facts every business leader needs to know in 2021. #1. Companies with women leaders significantly increase net margins.* * Leadership Research Institute * Peterson Institute for International Economics * McKinsey #2. Firms with higher percentages of women leaders and managers are more innovative.* * Accenture * Global Leadership Forecast 2018 * Southern Denmark University… View Article

Have you ever felt irrelevant?

In her well-acclaimed article, Invisible Woman Syndrome: Do You Have It, researcher Melanie Joosten discovered that many women feel more and more invisible as they age. It’s such a widely experienced phenomena that the Netflix show Grace and Frankie tackled it in one of their episodes. After actress Jane Fonda “loses her cool” from being… View Article

Aging in a youth-obsessed culture

She looks good… for her age. What a way to ruin a compliment. How about just, “She looks great!” ? This month, we’re talking all things AGING. We live in a youth-obsessed culture. What about it do we resist, and what about it gets deep into our psyche? This month’s incredible LIVE global conversation is… View Article

How to be the best “me” you can be

We’re sippin’ as we connect with “sass” this month! Eartha Kitt once said, “I have never yearned to stay young, but rather to stay me. The me committed to embracing her uniqueness. The me who feels no shame in championing and cherishing herself. The me who accepts aging as a natural process, not a disease,… View Article

Exploring the impact of aging

In this month’s Coffee, Cocktails and Conversation class we’re exploring the impact of aging on our bodies, our mind, our spirit, our desires, relationships, finances, freedoms and so much more. The term “aging gracefully” is tossed around quite a bit…but what does it even mean? Sure, we can exercise, eat fruits and veggies, refrain from… View Article

Great Tips for HOW to Take Your Power Back

In this video I’m sharing the 4 drivers that can sabotage your success if not addressed, and the Jiu Jitsu technique of detachment so you can own your personal power. Emotional Intelligence is the #1 differentiator between good leaders and brilliant ones and the Self-leadership technique I share in this video is oh-so helpful! I… View Article

Which of these do you feel about aging?

For some, the thought of grey hair makes ‘em cringe. For others, it means freedom. And in the pandemic, so many chose to go au natural and let the gray grow in, and wow, did it spark massive debate around the world! Which are you? A. Aging. That undesirable phenomenon that instantly dehydrates millions around… View Article

How we can age on our own terms

What’s brewin’ this month? The Art & Acts of Aging! Ever have a hard time with the thought of aging? You’re not alone! I get it! There are so many aspects to aging: Physical & Mental Health. Legal ramifications. Social. Societal. Personal outlook. Self-perception. And more! It’s often said aging is for the courageous, not… View Article

Why you should continue learning about yourself

Drop a unicorn emoji below if any of the below is important to you: Creating happiness and peace Honoring the worth of your own voice Taking time to tune out the world Reflecting on your life while sippin’ a cup of tea, coffee, wine or a cocktail. I see your unicorns! Me too! In fact… View Article

Where to find understanding, acceptance, respect and love

Pour yourself a cup of coffee, tea, glass of wine or a cocktail and let’s have a quick connect. There’s a lovely rush in our heart when we feel understood. When we feel accepted. When we feel respected. When we feel loved. There’s an even bigger rush when this understanding, acceptance, respect and love comes… View Article

Why boundary setting is important

Boundaries create order. They protect us. They define and promote our identity. They keep our dignity intact. Boundaries are a highly effective communication skill, and they stem from and fuel a strong sense of self-worth. Ineffective communication of our boundaries leads to: loss of control and order which increases distractions & chaos. Ineffective boundary setting… View Article

How to communicate your rights & boundaries

A wise person once said, “If someone throws a fit because you set boundaries, it’s just more evidence the boundary is needed.” Boundaries reflect your rights. If you’re not sure exactly what constitutes a boundary, begin by asking yourself what you consider your rights to be. For example, you have the right to alone time…. View Article

Are your boundaries too rigid, too porous or just right?

Boundaries are like the porridge in Goldilocks and the Three Bears. They can be too rigid, too porous or just right, as in healthy. Boundaries that are too rigid are often demonstrated by isolation and independence, not asking for help, zero flexibility, or having the attitude, “my way is the only way.” Boundaries that are… View Article

Do you do THIS to ensure acceptance and belonging?

Have you ever been a little too generous because you didn’t want to appear “not nice?” Have you ever “caved” when you should have straightened your spine, because you were concerned about being labeled a bitch? Then you’re in the right spot. This month, we’re talking all things boundaries. Being nice is the Hallmark of… View Article

How might you set better boundaries?

We’re toasting to boundaries this month! How might your life change if you were more confident with respect to setting boundaries? Boundaries affect every aspect of our lives. From our physical body and personal space to our beliefs and opinions, emotions, time, energy, sexuality, property, possessions, to our ethics and values. But sometimes it’s not… View Article

How to set boundaries with yourself

Saying “no” and “yes” to yourself is just as important as saying “no” and “yes” to others. Setting boundaries includes internal boundaries and how we manage the relationship we have with ourselves. Managing our time, energy, thoughts, emotions, behaviors, personal goals and commitments requires us to set limits and self-discipline ourselves. When we prioritize self-care… View Article

Do you ever say “yes” when you really want to say “no?”

Do you ever say “yes” when you really want to say “no?” You’re not alone. So many women can relate. The question to ask ourselves is, “Why?” Are we being agreeable? Deferential? Are we afraid of confrontation? Is it because it’s so ingrained in our society that true femininity is about likeability? That to be… View Article

How might you prioritize what you truly love?

Raise your hand if you like any of the following: – Conversations with your girlfriends. – A good glass of bubbly, wine or something stronger. – A question that makes you really think. – An insight that blows your mind. I see your hand! Me too! In fact both of my hands and feet are… View Article

Embracing your personal truth post-pandemic

Pour yourself a cup of coffee, tea, glass of wine or something stronger and let’s have a quick chat about a thought many women are thinking right now. Is it okay to admit there are things I enjoyed during the pandemic? Many of us experienced radical transitions working from home, having kids at home, a… View Article

The importance of becoming your best self

Some days we don’t get it. We miss the importance of becoming our best selves. Some days we criticize and judge. Others and ourselves. We betray our bodies. We berate them instead of embracing them. We let our negative thoughts spiral. Downward and downward. We try to control. Everything. Then the sun goes down, we… View Article

Do you love your body?

Life is hard. Getting to your 40s, 50s, 60s and beyond… it ain’t for wussies! Yesterday’s LIVE, global conversations were so insightful, wise and funny. We dove into all things body positivity and not! What I’m learning, really learning, is that when women connect, share their truth and affirm other women, we make it a… View Article

Body acceptance is hard.

Have you ever been on a diet? Have you ever wanted to slow down the aging process? Have you ever rubbed your hand over an aspect of your body and wished you could do something about it? Trick questions?! Nope, just honest and relatable ones. Body acceptance is hard. Full stop. And we need to… View Article

How to stop body policing and body shaming

Many ideals of beauty are racist and exclusive. Time and time again society places an emphasis on being thin, small, dainty. It’s as if the real message is, “Ladies, we’d really like you to take up less space.” Reality check: A healthy Great Dane, no matter how much she diets, will never be the size… View Article

How to cultivate a positive body image

How might our lives change if we were more body confident? Cultivating a positive body image is not about seeing, saying or believing that we look fabulous every moment of the day. It’s about accepting ourselves, just as we are, in this moment. Curves. Stretchmarks. Hair. Scars. Wrinkles. And all. But it’s not easy. Society… View Article

Difficult to accept and appreciate your body?

Get a boob job? Not get a boob job? So many women ponder this choice. As a small chested gal, I asked myself these questions for years! In the early 2000s, when I lived in Atlanta, I dated a guy who told his friends, “The next girl I date will have bigger boobs.” I said… View Article

1 question to support your body image

You never hated your body until somebody else told you that your body wasn’t good enough. Serena Williams, tennis player and winner of 23 grand slam single titles, shared, “Since I don’t look like every other girl, it takes a while to be okay with that. To be different. But different is good.” Different IS… View Article

Why we should identify our emotions

Feeling a wide spectrum of emotions lately? You’re not alone. Identifying EACH emotion helps you fully process what you’re experiencing so you can move through it rather than repress it. To honoring your human experience. All of it. Hugs, AmyK

Practicing body acceptance

All things body. Yep… we’re going there. Shape, size, health, societal influence and more. Everything from our curves, scars and stretchmarks to why body positivity picked up mainstream momentum, but body acceptance, eh, not so much. This month we’re exploring the topic: Bodies Beautiful. Against the backdrop of a world that engages in body policing… View Article

FREE Guide: Reconnecting with ourselves & others

Imagine having the ideal set of communication skills to break down barriers, inspire action, heal relationships, solve problems and create real connection. What if you had the confidence and courage to share your ideas, speak with conviction and honor the worth of your own voice? You’d be unstoppable: both brilliant in business and happy in… View Article

Wisdom of the body

This month we’re talking all things intuition. AND OUR CONVERSATIONS ROCKED! Women, we are so so wise. Wiser than we know. I’m still thinking about last week’s conversations in my daily activities today because SO MUCH GREAT INSIGHT was shared. We dove into all the knowledge our bodies contain. I know, I know, you’re super… View Article

How to create and sustain true happiness

Four definitions for how to create and sustain true happiness lead to one fundamental choice. You in? Tal Ben-Shahar, creator of the most popular course in Harvard’s history, teaches that happiness resides at the intersection of purpose and pleasure. He encourages us to choose a path of meaning and enjoy the journey along the way…. View Article

Get in touch with your heart and gut

If you could heighten your intuition, in what current areas of your life would you value its input? Where might your inner wisdom help you the most today? Intuition, a sixth sense of knowing, is so important to living your life with greater ease, it’s why we’re talking about how to get in touch with… View Article

Our intuition is like a muscle

Lisa Prosen says, “Our intuition is like a muscle, we must practice listening to it and trusting its wisdom.” How do you strengthen your intuition muscle so peace comes easily? Our next LIVE conversation is this Wednesday, May 19th. To get access to the weekly Contemplative Guides for journaling and to join the monthly LIVE… View Article

Acknowledge your heart wisdom

You were born with intuition, an inner voice, and like many adults with a “practical” education, you’ve learned to dismiss it, discount it or completely ignore it. But it’s an intelligence, a sixth sense, that shouldn’t be ignored. Maybe you had one of those “hunches” years ago that helped you “dodge a bullet.” Perhaps your… View Article

Honoring Mothers

Today we celebrate and honor motherhood, with all of its trials and triumphs. To all the moms who pour their hearts and souls into the hardest job on the planet, we thank you. We are so grateful for your strength and fortitude. Big, big hugs! And a special thanks to my mom. To showing me… View Article

Trust your intuition

What’s brewin’ this month? Your inner knowing, that’s what. It’s bubbling up from the inside to whisper your truth. Have you had a hunch lately? Maybe you needed to avoid something or pick up the phone and call a friend? Each of us possesses a powerful guidance system within us – our intuition. The more… View Article

Listen to your inner voice

Have you ever noticed, in hindsight, your Inner Teacher was trying to share a lesson before you learned it the hard way? You possess a powerful guidance system within you – your intuition. Some call it a sixth sense. Some call it your highest intelligence. I call it your truth. At a cellular level your… View Article

1 way to act more loving toward others

With all that’s going on in the world… I thought we could all use a reminder that beauty still blooms. Especially from our words and actions. I had a tough decision this week… and I chose love. Sure, it would have been easier to do the selfish thing, but when you stop and ask yourself,… View Article

The best accessories are confidence & courage

This month we’re talking all things wardrobe. From how clothes can affect your mood to how they’re used as status symbols, and how fashion creates an enormous economic engine with good and bad consequences. For women, it’s often said the best accessories are confidence & courage as we head out to challenge the status quo… View Article

The psychology of wardrobe & fashion

According to Statista, the global apparel market is projected to grow in value from 1.5 trillion U.S. dollars in 2020 to about 2.25 trillion dollars by 2025, showing that the demand for clothing and shoes is on the rise around the world. This number is staggering which is why we’re talking about fashion, style and… View Article

How clothes influence our behaviors

Vera Wang says, “A woman is never sexier than when she is comfortable in her clothes.” What clothes are you wearing when you feel most like yourself? This month we’re talking all things wardrobe. What clothes say TO you. What clothes say ABOUT you. How clothes influence our behaviors. Good & Bad. Oh yes, it’s… View Article

What you wear matters

Whether you wear all black and live a colorful life, or your closet is coordinated by all shades on the color wheel, we’re diving in to ask you… what do your wardrobe choices say about you, and what do you have to say about the world’s wardrobe choices? Sometimes, wearing the “wrong” clothes can distract… View Article

The Wardrobe We Wear

What’s shakin’ this month?! Everything fashion. Starting with, when you look in your closet today do you love everything in it? As Marie Kondo would ask, does every item spark joy, or do you wear 20% of your wardrobe over and over? A. I love fashion and everything in my closet. B. I wear 20%… View Article

Where in your life are you feeling disconnected?

Yesterday, I woke up and felt disconnected. Disconnected from myself, disconnected from others. I’ve discovered that when this feeling washes over me, the best way to deal with it is to dive into it rather than repress it. I ask myself: Where in my life, specifically, or with whom, am I feeling disconnected? How am… View Article

3 women who help me walk my path

Years ago, when I was trying to figure out who I was supposed to be and what path I was supposed to be walking, Martha Beck handed me a compass and a flashlight and helped me find my way. Many books later she kept me stepping forward. Lorna Catford and Kay Leigh Hagan helped me… View Article

A bit of sunshine in the darkness of the pandemic

Does your voice matter? Does your vote count? You sure? My nephew was assigned to read Carol Anderson’s One Person, No Vote. I read it along with him so we could talk about the injustice of denying a person the right to vote simply because they are black. What’s happening to our democracy? Anderson tells… View Article

4 women who help me find my way back to myself

I was first introduced to Shakti Gawain in my twenties, and every few years her books “make an appearance” in my life to remind me that my imagination to dream, to visualize, to affirm a future that I can co-create with the Universe is a gift bestowed at birth. We come into this world to… View Article

3 women who help us learn, unlearn, and start doing the work

Austin Channing Brown. Rachel Ricketts. Ijeoma Oluo. Sadly, I came to know these three brilliant female authors through senseless tragedy. Nonstop senseless tragedy. The fact that these women endured even more trauma as they wrote their books, just to help us “get it” makes me angry and… very thankful. Coming to grips with a world… View Article

3 women who challenge us to live a “one wild and precious life”

March. Women’s History Month. Reality Check. Every month should be about celebrating the brilliant women throughout history who uplift our voices, our bodies, our spirits, and those who continue to do so today. Every month should focus on those who have held & truly heard the marginalized and acted on their behalf. Those who gave… View Article

My vices revealed

Coffee. Cocktails. Conversation. AKA: vices. Like a toddler with a toy who won’t let go, I’m fond of all three. I love the smell of freshly brewed coffee. I love a perfectly blended martini or a good glass of bubbly. I love meaningful conversation & connection. How ‘bout you? Any vices? Cyber safe hugs, AmyK… View Article

Real connection comes from THIS

Real connection doesn’t come from: Number of likes Number of followers Number of hours spent scrolling Real connection is generated in: Conversation Shared experiences Feeling heard and understood When you invest in real connection you’re restored and refueled. Anything you’d add? Cyber safe hugs, AmyK I invite you to learn more. Join us at… View Article

When we love what we do, others love it too!

When we love what we do, others love it too! One of the best ways to connect with our customers is to share our genuine excitement and passion for what we do to serve and support them. On last month’s Coffee, Cocktails & Conversation call, Shaily won a gift and sent us this heartfelt video… View Article

Plagued by ‘what-if’ thinking?

What if? What if? What if? Many of us are plagued by ‘what-if’ thinking. What if I’d said yes instead of no? What if that job I quit had led to a great career? What if that relationship I left had become stronger? “What if” moments can also be positive and fill us with possibility…. View Article

Experience uplifting & inspirational conversations

Heartfelt connections. Our second LIVE Meaningful Conversation happened last month and it was eye-opening. Life is NOT easy, and we all have moments when we have to stand up for ourselves. We explored The Power & Art of Apology and so many great insights were shared. Plus, a few tears and some surprise gifts… because… View Article

Celebrating & honoring all the brilliant, bad-ass women

We all know that woman. She’s brilliant. She’s kind. She’s compassionate. She gets things done. She smiles. She serves. She knows how to hold others up. She gives us hope. She’s beautiful inside and out. And every time we see her, we think, “She gets it!” To celebrating and honoring all the brilliant, bad-ass women… View Article

Morning routines are important

Lovin’ this green goodness. It’s like a gulp of gorgeous sunshine every time. Kale, spinach, celery, apple, lemon and ginger. Morning routines are important. So many, really, so many motivational speakers and authors say, “Win the morning, win the day.” For me, this is a great way for my body and spirit to wake-up and… View Article

Exploring “sliding door” moments

Ever wish something happened that didn’t? Ever wonder what “might have been” if a scenario had played out differently? Parallel Paths is this month’s journaling & conversation theme based on the movie Sliding Doors starring Gwyneth Paltrow and John Hannah. The movie taps into our desire to explore alternatives, to wonder about other possible paths… View Article

Feel more supported & connected

Miss our brilliant conversation last week on The Power & Art of Apology? It was so much fun. And deep. And heartfelt. There was an energy on this call that I wish I could bottle and carry around in my pocket for every time I need a pick me up! You might be feeling bummed… View Article

Do you have a unique or fun quirk?

I used to think quirks were for covering up. I didn’t want people to know the “weird side” of me. At 49, I embrace my quirks full-heartedly. They’re what make me unique, fun and approachable. As in, our quirks make it easier for us to connect, one perfectly imperfect & quirky human to another. I… View Article

A place for uplifting conversation

Do you love sippin’ your favorite cocktail or glass of wine while connecting with a dear girlfriend?! Me too! And even in this crazy pandemic, Zoom Happy Hours are helping me stay connected. Raise your hand if you’re in the mood for a fun cocktail & conversation! Let me know what you’re sipping this week… View Article

The Power & Art of Apology

Ever receive an apology that was so heartfelt it made you cry? Ever receive an apology that left you feeling as empty as the sound of their insincere words? The Power & Art of Apology is this month’s journaling & conversation theme. Apologies, done right, can right a wrong and create a sacred space for… View Article

Focusing on connection

I spent much of last week really focusing on connection. Time with my guy reminiscing on the highlights of our fabulous travel adventures pre-pandemic. Time with friends, talking about our dreams and plans for 2021. I’ve gotta say I miss being able to connect in-person with all my favorite peeps, but I’m loving and savoring… View Article

Can you relate?

Yesterday was another 90 mph day. I hopped on the treadmill with a piece of breakfast toast in hand. And I started laughing. My first thought: I’m either incredibly efficient or I’ve completely lost the plot!” Can you relate?? Ever have a moment where you question just what it is exactly you’re doing?! Cyber safe… View Article

Exploring Our Origin Stories

AMAZING!!! BRILLIANT!!! FUN!!! Our first LIVE GLOBAL Meaningful Conversation happened last week and it was so powerful my brain is still buzzin’ and my heart is still full. We explored Our Origin Stories and so many great insights came out of these conversations. Plus, a lot of laughter and some surprise gifts… because that’s how… View Article

How you can practice concern for the well-being of others

Altruism is the belief in and the practice of selfless concern for the well-being of others. Might we all see the light of a better, more inclusive future for all. Might we all walk in the light of a better, more inclusive future for all. Might we all, through our own practices and actions, create… View Article

Our first LIVE GLOBAL Meaningful Conversation

Our first LIVE GLOBAL Meaningful Conversation happens this Jan 20th! And it’s going to be epic. Women from all around the world are participating in this conversation because we need to be heard, held, expanded and uplifted. Our inaugural topic: Our Origin Stories Want to join us and get in on the fun and inspiration?… View Article

She Gets It Launches Today!

Pop the bubbly! She’s here! I’ve spent the last four months deep in design & creation mode and she’s finally ready for you. Do you remember back in elementary school when you’d spend hours creating glued-on macaroni pictures and you’d feel butterflies in your stomach about gifting them to your parents? That’s me… today. And… View Article