Author Archives: Patti Fralix

About Patti Fralix

Patti Fralix inspires positive change in work, life, and family through Speaking, Consulting, and Coaching in three specialty areas: Leadership, Managing Differences, and Customer Service. Her leadership firm, The Fralix Group, Inc., has been helping clients achieve practical and tangible results for twenty-two years.

Making Memories

For the past six years, our family has taken a winter ski trip to Steamboat Springs, Colorado.  Our children and grandchildren ski, and Mike and I relax, glad to be able to share this time with them. Some years there … Continue reading

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Loving (and NOT!) Las Vegas

Las Vegas is somewhere I never wanted to go, until I did. I imagined Vegas to be a city of only gall and glamor, a city that never sleeps, and of non-ending buffets. Well, it is those things, but so … Continue reading

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Inspiration and Motivation

These two words, Inspiration and Motivation, are often thought of and used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing. While I recognize that this distinction can be considered “splitting hairs,” the difference is important. While you can certainly go … Continue reading

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Don’t Die with The Music Still in You

Kobe Bryant, dead at 41, along with his 13-year-old daughter and 7 others in a helicopter accident. So sad. There have been accolades from many people since the news of the tragic accident that occurred on Sunday morning in the … Continue reading

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My Weight Loss Journey, Part II

The date that many people abandon their New Year’s Resolutions, January 17, has passed. If you made New Year’s resolutions, I hope that you are still on your plan. Changes in oneself are the hardest changes to make. But when … Continue reading

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My Weight Loss Journey, Part 1

This is the time of year that many people are trying to lose the weight they found the rest of the year. Thankfully, I am not on that journey this year. I have struggled with weight most of my life, … Continue reading

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Sparking Joy!

With credit to Marie Kondo, who says if an item does not spark joy, get rid of it, I spent a day in my home and closet yesterday doing just that. After putting away Christmas for another year, I decided … Continue reading

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