A moment of power:

Recently I shared with a good friend the wave of peace, freedom and excitement I’ve been experiencing lately.  I was so excited to share the peaceful feelings and the opportunities coming our way.

And before I could share it she responds with “Are you settling?” “I mean if you are, it’s okay!”…

Uh? The question took me by surprise!!! But unmoved by her statement,  I responded, “Yes, I’m settling into who I am, loving who I am and accepting who I’m not – life is like a new breath of fresh air”…..And as Jennifer Hudson says, “and I’m feeeellllinn gooooood!”

I later discovered she is feeling the experience of settling.  She’s frustrated and disappointed in how life has been unfolding for her lately. I suspected that when she asked me about my behavior while  sharing a wondering experience.…

How often do people subtly project their experience on you?….How quickly do you “respond” in defense to justify your position? Responding in defense is one way to communicate, but why expend that energy on someone who is projecting something on you that is not yours to carry? The only thing that’s important is your vision,  purpose and intention.

After all what they are dealing with is none of your business – Only “your” experience is your business!

Let’s all settle into our greatness, fall in love with the journey of life and let others carry their own bags, shall we?

Lisa Thomas
Life, Leadership, Business and Success  Coach


Lisa Thomas is the CEO of The P3 Group, Inc. and The P3 Group International, LLC, publisher of The P3 Power Boost Online Magazine, host of The P3 Power Boost Radio Show, and President of the Board of Directors of NetWorth. She is a 20-year veteran in business, executive leadership and performance coaching/consulting. She has worked extensive with corporate call centers, executives and small business enterprises. She’s been a featured columnist and business strategist on Affiliate NPR, WFDD, The Cary News, Fox 8 and numerous NBC affiliate stations.

Lisa is best known for her business and leadership acumen and is widely recognized her ability to develop leaders to be more effective. Lisa is also a sought after keynote speaker on various topics women in leadership face. She generously donates her time and expertise to a number of organizations and worthy causes, including NetWorth, the Business Succession Forum Network, and the Hazel B. Neal Foundation, for which she recently was recognized with the woman of Power, Purpose and Vision award. In her downtime, she can be found practicing yoga, cycling, swimming, reading a good book or spending time with family and friends.

Lisa Thomas
CEO/Sr. Business Strategist
The P3 Group, Inc.


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