Leslie Speas

Leslie Speas is a local author who recently released the book, Confessions of a Hot Mess: From Mess to MESSage. Leslie shares her “hot mess” through her book and blog to help others with theirs. She lives in Winston-Salem, NC with her husband, Tracy, and her dogs, Izzy and Marley. Leslie and Tracy have a blended family with four daughters in their 20s. Leslie has had a long career as a Human Resources leader working in the manufacturing, healthcare, service, and technology industries. You can follow Leslie on her website – www.lesliespeas.com or her Hot Mess to MESSage Facebook page.

Mastering Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the practice of purposely focusing your attention on the present moment—and accepting it without judgment. Scientific examination has validated that mindfulness is a

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Compassionate Conflict

Have you noticed that there are a lot of dissenting opinions in the world today? There are so many areas where we think differently – vaccines,

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Down with the Drama

Are you tired of dealing with drama? Do you have anyone in your life that you would classify as a drama queen? As I have

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High Impact Feedback

Feedback is information about past behavior delivered in the present which may impact future behavior. Ken Blanchard says that “Feedback is the breakfast (and lunch,

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I’m not sure how it happened, but I am now in my fifties. Somehow, I thought it would take a lot longer to get to

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Surviving Office Politics

Most organizations have some degree of office politics. In fact, some offices resemble an episode of Survivor where you need to determine who you’ll trust,

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Articles By Leslie Speas