What is the Surprising Meaning of the Odd Phrase “Back Forty”?

When interacting with partners, sponsors, customers, members, and The Back Forty community in general, there is one question that gets asked over and over. What does “back forty” mean? Usually by that point, whoever I’m speaking with knows that our company, The Back Forty, is about making your second half of life your best half … More What is the Surprising Meaning of the Odd Phrase “Back Forty”?

Do You Have the Bravery to Commit to Your Own Unique Greatness?

This week I want to share the following quote with you. Let’s jump right in and I’ll meet you (as always) on the other side: There are many quotes, concepts, and ideas based on this general idea. Believe in yourself! Love yourself! Trust yourself! And all of these concepts boil down to the same idea; … More Do You Have the Bravery to Commit to Your Own Unique Greatness?

Work Smart. Work Consciously.

We all talk about working smarter not harder.  Working smart is working consciously.  Working consciously moves us closer to building a Conscious Organization. Working smart increases velocity, produces synergy, and creates exponential growth.  It allows us to move through our day with more focus, awareness, and purpose. Here are some ideas for working smart.  Try … More Work Smart. Work Consciously.

DIY Valentine’s Day Ideas That Will Make You Feel the Love

I don’t know about you, but when it comes to thinking of the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for my husband (or even the perfect things to do on Valentine’s Day), it often feels impossible. First, there is the question of if I even want to attempt to brave the crazy world of reservations and official … More DIY Valentine’s Day Ideas That Will Make You Feel the Love