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Kathi Sharpe-Ross, president of THE SHARPE ALLIANCE, is a brand and lifestyle marketing guru who’s made a living out of shaping and advising corporations and brands on how to forge their path in the world. She is authoring a book, "STOP! I Want to Get Off: The Guide to Reinventing Your Life."

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Summer Inspires Reflection ... And Reinvention

(0) Comments | Posted July 20, 2015 | 7:18 AM


Reinvention, renewal, inspired ideas ... they all have time to breed just a little more during those lazy summer afternoons when you may be taking an extra walk, sitting on a beach, hopefully even holidaying somewhere wonderful.

These are moments when we disconnect...

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Re-Find Your Passion -- Tennis Was My First Love

(1) Comments | Posted June 1, 2015 | 6:05 AM

When I was a little girl, I learned to play tennis. My dad played semi-pro in Australia against some of the big Aussie tennis names and understood the value and fun of the game -- old school tennis, clay courts, tennis whites, wood rackets. Classic!

Lucky for me, my parents...

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You CAN Have Your Cake And Eat It Too! Go Ahead -- Reinvent Your Life -- Just How You Want it!

(0) Comments | Posted February 24, 2015 | 5:39 AM

Since it's my birthday week, it's quite fitting to share this post ... as I will be having my cake and eating it too!!

"You CAN have your cake and eat it too!" We've all heard that expression throughout our lives and many have come to accept it. But have...

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Binge-watching: The Latest Reinvention of Entertainment Consumption

(0) Comments | Posted December 29, 2014 | 11:22 AM

Over the holidays you'll have time on your hands to do the things you've been talking about for months. One of my favorites is binge-watching some of those great shows that I couldn't quite fit into the schedule while juggling work, clients, family and everything else in my hectic life.

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OPEN THE NEXT CHAPTER -- Kick-Start Your Reinvention

(1) Comments | Posted November 4, 2014 | 5:27 AM


You've weighed all the critical issues, banged your head against the wall, complained to everyone you know, you walk around grumpy or frustrated but you're not sure why. You know you need to do something, you're just...

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IF I COULD, I WOULD... Time to Reinvent Your Life?

(2) Comments | Posted September 29, 2014 | 5:00 PM

If I could, I would...

How would you finish that sentence? Do find yourself thinking this often?

Would have, should have, could have... Do you say that to yourself? Do others say it to you?

Is that how you truly want to live your life?

Seconds, minutes, hours, days,...

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TIME OUT! This is Your Life. Reinvention Inspiration

(0) Comments | Posted August 11, 2014 | 2:01 PM

It's time for an adult TIME OUT! If you can dream it, you can create it!

Do you ever take the time to think about your life? Are you satisfied, elated, complacent, living the dream?

Is it time to answer that question honestly and own your truth?

It's OK to...

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The Life Lesson We Can All Take From Those Fresh-Faced High School Grads

(0) Comments | Posted June 11, 2014 | 7:44 AM

Need inspiration? Take a page from the young high school graduates and it will remind you of something we all need more of - a degree if innocence, optimism, belief, and adventure.

My son just graduated high school and aside from the overwhelming, surreal place we've all arrived in our...

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Reinvention: The Ultimate Self-Intervention

(0) Comments | Posted May 23, 2014 | 10:48 AM

Imagine my surprise when I had a call from a friend who needed my help dealing with a personal issue with her son. He was indulging just a little too much in smoking pot for a teenager, and she felt at a loss on how to handle it. Her conversations...

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Courage: A Small Dose Will Help With Your Reinvention. Do You Have It?

(2) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 2:34 PM

Where does one gain the courage to make a change? It's a great leap of faith and takes courage to define and explore your wants and needs in life. When you understand that you need a change or have merely entertained the thought, the first reaction is usually fear. Fear...

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A-ha Moments: The Key to Reinventing Your Life, So Don't Ignore Them!

(0) Comments | Posted March 17, 2014 | 11:52 AM

"A-hA moments" -- they're everywhere. But do you hear them? Do you recognize them and are you aware of the true impact an "A-ha moment" can have on your life?

When you meet someone who's doing what they love with their life, it's interesting to ask them what their "A-ha...

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Can Your Passion or Hobby Lead to a Reinvention?

(2) Comments | Posted February 20, 2014 | 12:47 PM

Can your passion or hobby lead to reinvention? It certainly can, and I've heard some great stories lately that I'll continue to share.

You may be searching for your passion, but maybe you're trying too hard. In my journey and as I interview people for my book and new...

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(0) Comments | Posted January 17, 2014 | 2:22 PM

Are you ready to stop and get off the hamster wheel of life that's just not reaching the place you think you want to go? Are you really living your dreams? It's ok to want that. You know you can have it with a big wake up call to yourself,...

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The Evolution of Reinvention: Make That Roadmap, Enjoy the Journey!

(0) Comments | Posted November 22, 2013 | 4:32 PM

Reinvention is about evolution, not necessarily doing something over because you didn't do it right the first time. It's about what's next, what else is there for you, how you can make your life even greater than it is now and perhaps try something you've only dreamed of.

If you're...

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Blurred Lines -- Who Are You? Are You Still In There?

(1) Comments | Posted October 14, 2013 | 11:37 AM

"Blurred Lines," the song title that was all the rage this summer, is an interesting metaphor for how many people live their lives.

Are you open-minded? Do you live with passion? Is your life your creation, or someone else's?

Do you have a clear-cut definition of who you are and...

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Finding your Personal Brand Through Reinvention -- Back to School, Reality, Project 'You'

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2013 | 4:01 PM

Yes, it's "back to school" time. Are you dreading it, or are you feeling inspired and motivated by those dreamy, restful moments you've indulged in over the summer?

Regardless of whether you enjoyed a long, lazy vacation or glimpses of sunshine and soulful weekends, there's no denying that "back to...

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What's your Passion Piece? Let's Reinvent Your Life a Bit!

(0) Comments | Posted July 12, 2013 | 11:28 AM

We're made of lots of pieces. We're complex and interesting and all of our different pieces fit together like a mosaic to make us whole. We're colorful, reflective and strong. Emotions and experiences glue us together.

Sometimes, we want to exchange a piece, add a piece, remove a piece --...

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Exhale, Lean Back, Recharge... Then You Can Do Anything!

(4) Comments | Posted June 22, 2013 | 1:59 PM

EXHALE... ah, now again, EXHALE!

How often do you stop and just take that deep breath and exhale? It feels so good mentally, physically, spiritually. Try it now, try it in an hour, try it tomorrow. Take the time to breath.

We are consumed all day and night and...

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What's Your 'Top 5' List? It's Time to Take a Risk. Reinvent Your Life!

(4) Comments | Posted June 5, 2013 | 7:03 AM

Yes! The beginning of summer brings the promise of down time and a little time to contemplate what we'd do for one extra day if we had time on our hands. I love it! Don't you?

What are you going to do with your time? Take an extra walk, a...

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There Should Be So Much More... The 'If __, I Would __' Exercise

(2) Comments | Posted April 29, 2013 | 6:07 PM

There should be so mMch more... Do you ever think that? Are you feeling content and grateful, but wish there was more going on in your life? You may be, but perhaps you can't put your finger on just what that might be or should be. You look at your...

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