An after-action report is a product I often created when working for the United States Government. It details the outcome summary and lessons learned from an event or situation. Completing (not winning) the NYC Marathon has been a dream of mine since I left the NYC...Read more
When a birthday rolls around of someone very special in your life, you want to get them something special to show gratitude for their life. It’s usually material and meant to brighten their day. So what on earth do you do to celebrate the life of someone who...Read more
Here is a list of a whole bunch of products that have helped me in the last year to lose weight without dieting and to manage my wellness in various ways (even including parenting!). Check them out and start losing weight and feeling better today!!! For Wellness and...Read more
There is this song. You’ve heard it I’m sure. Waiting for Superman by Daughtry. It’s such a beautiful song. The most beautiful songs are the ones that remind us of our lives; that echo our experiences. That pay tribute or witness to our tragedies and our triumphs. I...Read more
I have a problem. It all began when I was 16 years old. My dad said I needed a credit card to “build my credit.” It made sense in my mind. However, it began a major shift in my process of consuming, earning, purchasing and generally getting the things I wanted in...Read more
Welcome to Empowered by Nikola! I write with the goal that I might light up your life with empowerment, hope, inspiration, love and wellness!