Surround Yourself With People Better Than You

One of the best pieces of advice I ever received was, “Surround yourself with people that are better than you, especially in the areas you are weaker.” This was contrary to the lie I had heard saying that great leaders don’t have weaknesses. We all can be a leader, it...

DDA vs DVR

Many people ask what the difference is between the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) and the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA). Although both departments fall under the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), they are very different in...

Actively Seeking Wellness

When I began my current role, I knew I would have the opportunity to share with others what I’ve learned in my lifetime.  Primarily it has been my desire to help Project Managers and Assistants understand their jobs and how to collaborate with others, in order to...

Burnout & Capacity

I find myself in a space where I would like to share some thoughts that have been on my mind lately. The last couple of years have taught me some important lessons, and one of the biggest is around burnout and capacity. Toward the end of last year, I found myself out...