Listen Learn Love – 1st Anniversary Sale!

Today is the 1 year Anniversary of my very first book:  Listen, Learn, Love: How to Dramatically Improve Your Relationships in 30 Days or Less!  It ranked #1 on Amazon in 3 categories and stayed #1 for all of launch month last May.  I was beyond thrilled. Even more exciting is hearing from  all the folks who have shared… Read more »

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Better Relationship Podcast #043 w/ Dr. Gina Madrigrano

Like Yourself First w/ Dr. Gina Madrigrano Dr. Gina Madrigrano talks about the importance of liking yourself and developing a strong self-esteem. This no only makes you a happier person, but a better parent. Dr. Gina works with parents and teens helping them to create better relationships through awareness, and intentionality. When you like yourself first,… Read more »

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Even Professional Struggle to Build Healthy Relationships!

Everyone Struggles, Even Professionals In 2013, our adult daughter (our middle child) went on The World Race, an 11-month mission trip, traveling to 11 countries in 11 months. This quote was never truer for me than during that time. The meaning was heightened because our relationship was strained before she left. It was normal “mother/mid-twenties… Read more »

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Better Relationship Podcast #040 w/ Butch Bellah

Humor & Humility Yield Success w/ Butch Bellah Butch Bellah, of  My Biz Coach,  loves life and laughter. He shares how a sense of humor and embracing humility make you more relatable, create better communication and thus yield success in life and in business. Butch gives some terrific tips about  juggling marriage, kids and business to create a… Read more »

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Better Relationship Podcast #039 with Grant Baldwin

Grant Baldwin of The Speaker Lab has built a successful speaking career and business without sacrificing his marriage or family relationships.  Grant focuses on being intentional in life and in business and believes success happens when you live according to your values.  For Grant, this means making his wife & kids a priority and nurturing… Read more »

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10 Ways to Begin a Tough Conversation, Effectively.

  Conversation openers set the stage and mood for what follows. Most of us dread hearing the four words: “We need to talk.” Within seconds our heart starts racing, mind scrambling to figure out what we have done wrong, and then our defense attorney steps up to the plate.  Before the conversation has begun we… Read more »

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The Better Relationship Podcast w/ Jackie & Stephana Bledsoe

The 7 Rings of Marriage w/ Jackie & Stephana Bledsoe Jackie Bledsoe returns to our show today with his wife, Stephana, to chat with Susie about his new book for couples, The 7 Rings of Marriage.  Jackie and Stephana share candidly about how trials can strengthen a marriage, how shifting our mindset can change your… Read more »

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Husbands are Not Mind Readers!

Husbands aren’t Mind Readers! The movie Inside Out has a scene that illustrates this truth in living color! Picture this: Dad, Mom and teenage daughter, Riley, are eating dinner together when her teenage hormones take over. Mom picks up on the nonverbal cues and tries to figure out what is really going on, while signaling… Read more »

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The Better Relationship Podcast w/ Mindy Hyatt Spradlin

Making Hard Choices w/ Mindy Hyatt Spradlin Mindy Hyatt Spradlin, mom, wife, and entrepreneur, candidly shares how the hard choices to grow a strong marriage and successful business isn’t easy, but it is always worth it!  We had a delightful chat and connected on places our stories intersected – Being Moms with ambition, Investing in… Read more »

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The Better Relationship Podcast w/ James Tew

Better Relationship Podcast Episode #029 A Man on a Mission w/ James Tew James Tew is one wildly busy and wildly successful guy!  James has found his nirvana as the host of ‘A Dad’s Mission for Success’, a new video series, and as a father and husband.   James shares how being a husband and father… Read more »

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Being a Mom of Grown-up kids!

Motherhood takes more courage than I ever imagined. I love being a mom! Yet, sometimes I wonder – if I knew then, what I know now – “Would I actually chose the wonderful, challenging and brutiful (brutal and beautiful) role of motherhood? Honestly, nothing prepares your heart for the moments of  uncontainable joy or soul searing sorrow, the exhaustion, the… Read more »

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The Better Relationship Podcast with Rick Martinez

The Better Relationship Podcast-Episode 27  Pivoting into Your Purpose with Rick Martinez  Rick Martinez is the founder of BINK, helping entrepreneurs identify the pivotal moments in their life and turning them into PURPOSE!  Rick talks about his own pivotal moment that sparked BINK’s creation and how it’s been the driving force for where he is… Read more »

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It Really is ALL about Relationships!

I need to remind myself of this multiple times each day during this busy season of fun &  frenzy!  When I pause and remember that It really is ALL about Relationships, I can focus on faith and family- the real wonder of this Christmas season! Listening, Learning Them, and Loving Well in my relationships takes… Read more »

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Interviewed on The MidLife Launch

I was Thrilled to be a guest on Kingsley Grant’s show,  The Midlife Launch! It is ranked by The Huffington Post as one of the 5 inspiring shows for people over 40 years old! Congrats Kingsley! Join us as we talk about building great relationships while growing a successful business! Listen to the interview Interview Summary:… Read more »

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The Better Relationship Podcast #025 w/ Mark Henson of Sparkspace!

   Better Relationship Podcast Episode #025 Creating Inspiration & Collaboration with Mark Henson Mark Henson is the creator of Sparkspace- the most innovative and fun business meeting & retreat center in the world! Mark talks what inspires him, and how this led him to create Sparkspace to inspire others! This one-of-a-kind business has been an… Read more »

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