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
Wow – I’d Love Your Help! (with “Social Scripts for Sticky Situations”) Hello, hello: Many of you have asked over the years, “When is the next book going to be ready?” While I love writing blog posts (and I LOVE receiving your… Read More
“I Shouldn’t Have to Ask”: A Fast and Easy Way to Send Yourself— and Others— Around the Bend I don’t know how many of you saw the September 27th piece in Harper’s Bazaar, “Women Aren’t Nags – We’re Just Fed Up” but here at Cole Media Management it… Read More
How Can You Manage Unruly Emotions? The Same Way You Treat Snake Bite A few weeks ago I got an email via the “Ask a Question” button on my website. (Please use it! I do respond.) My correspondent asked, “During confrontation (sometimes not… Read More