Decision Making in Seven Steps

Decision Making 101 Are you in the middle of making an important decision? Maybe it was brought on by the pandemic and now you need to decide: Whether to add a new product or change an old one Whether to go in a new direction Whether to close a business or open a new one…

Time for a new career?

Ready to Make a Career Change? Are you ready to make a change in your career? Maybe Covid-19 has dramatically changed your business and it is no longer viable-you need a change and fast. Maybe you have a dream career or business that you’ve been wanting to explore and now is the perfect storm to…

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Teach kids to get better at getting along

Teach kids to get along together You’ve got two kids who disagree and fight constantly… Yet they seem attracted to each other like magnets… You’ve talked to them You’ve threatened them You’ve separated them… repeatedly. What’s the answer? We’ve all been in this situation as educators and parents; two kids who just can’t get along…

How do you find your passion?

Finding your passion through discovery Is your job also your passion? Could it be?   What if it were possible to be passionate about the 9-5 that you show up for every morning? A 2014 Gallup poll found that more than two thirds of workers were not only disengaged in their work… they were actively…

Is all stress bad?

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What is your Covid Bonus?

Covid Bonus I bet if I asked you what challenges Covid has created in your life, you could list a dozen or so right away. We are wired to recognize and focus on the negative. Focusing on the negative was originally a survival tool, because it was important to anticipate the dangers in the world…

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How do you get kids engaged?

Encouraging kids to be engaged in learning You’ve got one kid in your class who is knocking it out of the park… they are on top of their assignments they are engaged they ask questions and are genuinely interested in learning You’ve got another who is failing… they are always behind the eight ball they are…

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4 reasons you might need a coach

Reasons you need a coach I hear a lot of excuses for not hiring a coach.  Here are four that I heard just this week: My business isn’t making enough money to justify hiring a coach.  I’ll look into it when I am making more money. My life is out of control and I need someone…

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how to create a business while working the J O B

Creating Your Own Business As a career and business coach, I often work with clients who are creating a business on the side while working a full-time job.  The goal of course, is to eventually leave the J O B and work full time in their own business.  Currently, because of Covid-19 and it’s affect…

What People Say About The Wyatt Books

kind words from educators, parents, and kids!

"Going to kindergarten is a milestone for everyone and the beginning of the year is usually filled with excitement and angst.  Wyatt the Wonder Dog addresses the typical concerns that most children have in a sweet and relatable way.  Kindergarten really is fun!"

— Laura Uszenski
Kindergarten Teacher

"Wyatt the Wonder Dog Learns about Teamwork is another great example of helping kids improve their social skills.  It teaches kids the power of working together and how much better we are when we work as a community"

—Melissa Toren Hrin, Professional School Counselor
Beverly Cleary School, Portland, OR

"[Wyatt the Wonder Dog Learns about Mindset] This book is funny!  It's dogs doing things that only people do!  I learned to try new things."

— Samuel Traub
Age 6

Wyatt the Wonder Dog Learns about Giving is a delightful book that teaches kids (and reminds adults, as well) that generosity is possible no matter how old, young, rich or poor we are.  This is a powerful message and an engaging story that every child will love. 

~Jen McDonough, author of Living Beyond Rich

Wyatt the Wonder Dog Learns about Friendship teaches not only friendship and making connections, but also how to become successful at problem solving. Great for school counselors, teachers and families.  Bravo! 

Sharissa Shatten~ School Counselor

Feeling left out? Need help getting along with friends? Wyatt the Wonder Dog Learns about Cooperation weaves important life skills into engaging story telling. Join Wyatt as he learns how to be the superhero in his group of friends by using cooperation and compromise.

~MaryFrances Gonzalez MACCCSLP

Have you ever had a friend that did some things that you disagreed with? Wyatt does and he doesn't know what to do about it. Join Wyatt as he learns that being honest with his friend is the best and only way to solve the problem. A great story!

~Lynn Hughes M.Ed. school counselor

If you've ever lost your lunch money or misplaced your favorite toy, you can relate to Wyatt the Wonder Dog.  This adorable story offers simple, helpful ideas that kids and parents can use to make life less stressful and more fun!

~Erin K. Casey, author