“How so?”: & Other Gambits to Keep You out of Holiday Hot Water As many of you know, I am a super-fan of NPR; within the NPR family I am deeply and profoundly obsessed with Joshua Johnson from 1A. In addition to swooning… Read More
“I Can’t Believe You Wore a Plunging Neckline When You Saved Mankind” For many, this season of joy and merrymaking is, in fact, the most wonderful time of the year. Simultaneously, however, many of us spend this time struggling with interactions (or… Read More
Call With No News (It’s an Easy Way to Build Trust) This past June I was contracted for—and completed– a speaking engagement for which I have not yet been paid. Because I hold relentlessness as a virtue (despite the low-grade contempt… Read More
What Does Zero Talent Get You? (You’d be Surprised….) I was blessed to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with my husband’s family. On arrival at his sister’s house, I was struck by the list on the chalkboard in their kitchen.… Read More
“Dear Despair…” : A Love Letter Last Monday, driving home after dinner, I tuned in to Terry Gross’ interview with Father Greg Boyle on Fresh Air “Priest Responds to Gang Members’ ‘Lethal Absence of Hope’ with… Read More
Do You Want to Be Awesome at Your Job? Check this Out A few weeks ago I was asked to participate in the “How to Be Awesome at Your Job” podcast and I had so much fun. Among the (many!) things we… Read More
Don’t Try to “Drink the Ocean”: The Importance of Setting Three-Day, Three-Month, and Three-Year Goals This past week I received a question via my “Ask a Question” button from someone inquiring how to get nationwide recognition for her business as a solo entrepreneur. Whew…. That’s… Read More
Recalculating Route….Recalculating Route…. (You Can’t Grow your Empire if You’re Stuck in a Rut) I can’t imagine any of you were able to read the above headline without mentally translating it in the bot-voice of your GPS system. Today’s Wow is a reminder about… Read More
Would You Like to Expand Your Empire? (Without Leaving Your Desk?) Dear Wow Readers—and Leaders, I’m excited because today’s Wow is an invitation! From November 6th -17th, my friend Emi Kirschner, author of Get Results: Learn the Fast Track to Success… Read More
“Make Haste Slowly” (All is Coming.) This past week I received an email via my Ask A Question button (Again, please use it.) from someone in our Armed Forces who was newly commissioned and wondering how… Read More