Why in the heck would a Special Agent become a Beauty Consultant? Many people told me during my seven-year career as a Special Agent that they thought I had the coolest job in the world. All told, I had served the government for a total of ten years before my...Read more
Though it seems hard to believe, the key to success is not luck, skill, or talent. The key to success in my book is incurable optimism. Mary Kay Ash wrote that every entrepreneur she knew was an incurable optimist. It takes something to be an entrepreneur because in...Read more
Three steps toward the new you for the new year! 1) Believe… What better time to believe in your vision for next year than in the midst of the holiday season?! “Believing is achieving”…and if you do not believe, I can virtually guarantee, your thoughts will be your...Read more
Do you have things you want to do, goals, plans, dreams, hopes, but they seem out of reach? Do you want to live a more adventurous or exciting life, but you do not know where to start, or worse yet, you don’t see how it is possible at all? It is possible!! Absolutely,...Read more
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
Welcome to Empowered by Nikola! I write with the goal that I might light up your life with empowerment, hope, inspiration, love and wellness!